ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Offsets at machine to adjust tool into machining tolerances.
• Is able to setup and edit initial program and initial setup to obtain acceptable 1st article part in minimal time.
• Reads and interprets blueprints, planning sheets, sketches, and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup
procedures, control settings, and machining methods and sequences.
• Must be able to identify problems and get supervisor to troubleshoot the possible fixes.
• Mounts, aligns, and secures tooling, attachments, and work-piece on machine.
• Selects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle.
• Calculates and sets machine controls to position spindle in relationship to work piece and to regulate factors
• Starts machine and monitors displays and machine operation to detect malfunctions.
• Stops machine to change cutting tools or to measure parts for conformance to blueprint specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
• Enters commands to offset and adjusts machine controls to correct malfunctions or out of tolerance machining.
• Operates machine manually to perform non-automated functions and when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions.
• Discusses control media errors with supervisor or programming personnel to resolve problems.
• Cleans machine, tooling, and parts.
• Performs machine maintenance.
• Communicates with co workers and supervisor to receive instructions and coordinate activities.
• Inspects and measures parts to maintain statistical process control charts.
Training and Experience: Between 1 and 2 years of trade school, vocational education, work experience, or apprenticeship.
Experience and Education
Physical Demands – General Activities
Physical Demands: The employee is required to:
• Stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
• Exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
• Exert 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or
• Exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects