The CNC Machinist/Toolroom Technician is responsible for efficiently operating all tool room equipment to support the needs of the production department. This includes preventative maintenance and repair, tooling and fixture design and fabrication, and other similar activities as required.
Job Duties and Requirements:
- Under minimal supervision, set up and operate both manual and CNC machines with skilled precision
- Use precision tools and machinery such as CNC and manual lathes, vertical milling machine, drill press, band saw and a variety of cutting tools and other equipment
- Determine which cutting tools will be needed for a specific job
- Read and interpret blueprints and drawings
- Routine scheduled and emergency maintenance and repair of molds to support the production department.
- Perform routine daily preventative maintenance of tooling.
- Works from detailed design drawings, engineering drawings, sketches and verbal instructions
- Selects proper metals and other material and lays out work using precision measuring instruments (such as venires, dial indicators, micrometers, etc), shop mathematics and pertinent formula
Skills / Qualifications:
- A.S. in Manufacturing or Machining Technology preferred, 3 or more years job-shop machining experience or successful completion of military machining M.O.S. considered in lieu of degree.
- Experience with 3D CAD, Solidworks preferred
- Proficiency with CNC controls and MasterCam programming software
- Proficient with both manual and CNC machine shop equipment
- Create N/C programs for machining centers
- Mastery of high speed machining and tool path optimization for manufacturing and upfront DFM
- Ability to setup, program, and machine complex and high tolerance components
- Solid materials background with aluminum alloys, steel, stainless steel, and plastics
- Experience using MS Excel, MS OneNote, MS PowerPoint, etc.
- Capable of balancing the workload between multiple projects
- Detail oriented
- Highly motivated to learn and contribute
- Ability to communicate well with a diverse, cross-functional team and effectively execute their design intent
- Heavy Work – Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and / or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and / or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
- The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change.
- The worker is subject to noise: There is sufficient noise to cause a worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
- The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
- The worker is subject to oils: There is air and / or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.