The Tool and Die machinist position is responsible for reviewing specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate CNC and manual machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and precision small parts. First and second shifts are available
- Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
- Programs mills and lathes 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 and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
- Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
- Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
- Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
- Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
- Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
- Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests.
- Strong attention to detail.
- A recognized machine tool training certificate, OR ten (10) years of experience in the independently operating CNC machine tools.
- Maintain a high level of manufacturing professionalism.
- Excellent teamwork skills.
- Understanding of machine parameters such as speed and feeds of common metals.
- Problem Solving/Analysis.
- Results Driven.
- Technically self-sufficient in common machine practices.
- Time Management.
- Technical Capacity in at machine programming and machine shop processes.
- Learning Orientation.
- Machinist measuring hand tool proficiency.