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Job Summary

This position will require the design, build, repair and maintenance of assembly tools, dies, fixtures and gauges.

Job Description

Study blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finish ed work-piece, sequence of operations and setup requirements.

Measure, mark and scribe dimensions and reference points on material or work-piece as guides for subsequent machining

Select, align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers and grinders. Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow and depth and angle of cut, or enter commands to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control media. Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjust machine controls or control media as required. Verify conformance of finished work-piece to specifications. Set up and operate machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data. Fit and assemble parts into complete assembly. Verify dimensions and alignment of assembly. Install machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, equipment and test operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance. Develop specifications from general description and draw sketch of part or product to be fabricated. Work with engineers, production personnel, programmers and others to resolve machining or assembly problems.

Must be able to multitask, prioritize, show extreme resourcefulness and problem solving skills and perform well under pressure. Must be able to work both independently and within a team environment

Required Skills

Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.

Must be able to lift at least 50lbs

Thorough knowledge of tool design and manufacture

Machine building and/or tool building experience – Required (4) years

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