The Machinist is responsible for producing machined parts by editing, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) milling machines (Hyundai F960B, Fadal 40 X 20 & Fadal 30 X 60); maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.
- Plans machining by studying shop orders, design drawings, engineering plans, materials, specifications, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
- Programs mills by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
- Sets-up mills by installing and adjusting three/four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, stock pushers, and indicating vices.
- Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces; adhering to all regulatory standards.
- Maintains specifications by observing drilling, threading, grooving, and cutting, including facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality procedures and processes.
- Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
- Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
- Maintains continuity by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
- Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
- Inspect parts using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, dial calipers, depth gages, indicators and scales, according to manufactures spec.
- All other duties as assigned.
- Minimum of 6 years in CNC machining for commercial/aerospace industries. Programming experience a plus.
- Must be able to stand for long periods and be adaptable to a changing work environment.
- Must have knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, fixtures and other accessories used on various machines.
- Experience with operation of various machine shop equipment: Mill, Saw, etc.
- Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
- Ability to handle diverse activities simultaneously.
- Proven problem solving skills within a diverse workforce.
- Professionalism and detailed oriented.
- Experience with CAD/CAM software ie. Gibbs, Master Cam, etc.
- Experience operating and maintaining machining equipment.
- Strong knowledge of GD&T, Metallurgy, ASME Standards and G-code.
- Experience with general software (i.e. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
- Requires the ability to effectively express ideas orally and in writing.