Under minimal supervision, sets up and operates manually controlled machines in skilled precision and bench work in the fabrication, maintenance, repair and alteration of machinery, machine parts, tools and equipment. Performs lathe and milling operations to exacting specifications, working from blue prints and related diagrams.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include the following, however, other duties may apply.)
Use grinders, metal saws and general machine shop equipment.
Perform quality checks and quality control on your own work, and that of others using appropriate instruments (micrometers, etc.).
Update drawings (mark prints, etc.) when identifying corrections from issued blueprints.
Interact with and provide feedback to engineering department personnel on design or updates.
Develop basic system skills in MRP and for checking parts in engineering software programs (Anvil/SolidWorks).
Participate in a Process of Ongoing Improvement. Identify areas or processes that help improve the operation of the Machine Shop and the Company’s responsiveness to internal customers.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of using measuring equipment including inside and outside micrometers, bore gauges, dial indicators, Vernier calipers as well as other typical machine shop gauges and instruments.
Adhere to and follow Company policies and safety regulations.
Perform QA functions and other duties as assigned.
Practice and encourage safe work practices.
Train and assist other employees in the Company.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Experience operating a mill and lathe, machining parts to specifications from blueprints.
Five (5) years’ progressive experience as an overall machinist operator.
Ability to operate a lathe and a mill.
Ability to work effectively with and support others.