Set-up and operate single and/or multiple spindle machines. Monitor and control the quality of machining processes by utilizing process control tools. Maintain the production processes and work within the expected quality standards and efficiencies that are established for the product line.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Read part prints and job orders for all product specifications, i.e., dimensions, tolerances, inspection, number of parts to be machined and tooling instructions such as; cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cuts, and cutting tools required.
- Use machine controls to cycle machine through; production operations, set-up, adjusting tool positions, and changing Also to review machine operating criteria such as cycle time and spindle rpm.
- Install specified collets, bushings, and stock pushers onto stock feeding mechanism and loads bar stock into feeding mechanism.
- Install and adjust specified cams, gears and stops to control stock and tool movements at each station.
- Change, position and secure tools in tool holders by utilizing tool monitoring system and presetting equipment.
- Perform first piece sample inspection according to the operation control plan. By utilizing qualified measuring devices, the machinist monitors the part dimensions through continuous checking of part features and process control tools (such as SPC).
- Maintain all lubricants and coolants, and other operator maintenance, on the machine that are used in daily operation.
- Perform data collection and communication tasks in Epicor and other applications.
- Keep work area clean and organized.
- Participate in continuous improvement activities and use the accepted tools, such as -- brainstorming, C&E, tool tryout sheets.
- Other duties and tasks as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
- The machinist is required to be on their feet ten to twelve hours per day using their hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear around machinery. They will also be required to frequently walk, sit, stoop, kneel or crouch; under, over and around machines.
- The machinist must be capable of lifting and moving up to 25 pounds potentially on a frequent basis.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus on optical devices. Use of microscopes, magnifiers, and optical comparators will be expected.
- Individuals will safely work near moving mechanical parts of machinery and electrically activated devices. Individuals are occasionally exposed to airborne particles.
- Read and interpret Autocam Medical manufacturing instructions.
- Perform math skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
- Fundamental machining principles; turning, milling, grinding.
- Fundamental understanding of machining theory, including x, y and z axis, along with edge and centerline pickup.
- Reading and interpreting technical documentation; including blueprints.
- Proper use of metric scales, micrometers, calipers, and optical comparators and various other gauges.
- Proven mechanical aptitude. Proven through documented experience and/or testing.
- Reading and math skills for interpretation of technical documents used in the manufacturing process.
- Proven manual dexterity and lift capacity.