• Education and/or experience consisting of a high school diploma or equivalent, and minimum 5 years experience in Manufacturing machining operations required.
• Basic, Intermediate or Advance Machining Certificate or (Equivalent Experience)
• Aerospace Experience preferred
• General machinist, able to run CNC 2, 3, 4 or 5 axis milling / lathe machines
• Communication skills required consists of the ability to read and interpret documents such as: (a) safety rules, (b) operation and maintenance instructions, (c) procedure instructions, (d) complex blue-prints, (e) work order documents • Able to write routine reports and correspondence
• Able to read and write English proficiently
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Able to work under pressure in fast pace environment to meet schedules of Leadmen
• Must be “solution” oriented and able to systematically resolve problems
• Must have good attendance history and reliable • Must be able to think on your feet and make decisions quickly
• Experience with Kaizen, 5S, Continuous Improvement and Lean Enterprise practices
• Experience with ISO 9000 requirements
• Knowledge of flight safety procedures
• Ability of working interdisciplinary and according to the requirements of the process
• Must have a “Can Do Attitude” and able to execute plans
Other Qualifications (which are not required, but desirable):
• Ability to learn new processes and techniques quickly
• Should be currently enrolled or have successfully completed a course or series of courses that result in certification that has, or will expand the individuals machining, leadership and team building knowledge and capabilities.
• Successfully completes a minimum of 1 course every 12 months that enhances or adds to his / her professional growth.
• A thorough understanding of continuous improvement and its execution and implementation.
• Ability to cross-train and mentor machinists under his / her direction.
• Be able to perform preventative maintenance on machines
• Must be able to set-up all lathe types, both CNC and conventional with no assistance
• Able to set-up and operate 3-axis CNC machines
• Thorough understanding of advanced tool technology and cutting theory, such as:
Speeds, feeds and surface feet
Tool off-sets and pre-set lengths
Ability to program CNC equipment when needed to do so
Ability to carry out program edits (when asked to do so)
Tool and fixture design and selection
Familiar with various materials
• Must posses’ solid math skills including excellent trigonometry skills.
• Be able to design, manufacture and test tooling and fixture configurations.
• Interpretation of complex blue prints and sketches
• Must be able to interpret inspection checklists and required quality documentation
• Ability to use automated tooling acquisition system
• Able to take constructive criticism and direction
• Understanding of measurement units.
• Use of inspection tools, such as, but not limited to:
Height gages Bore gages Radius gages Dial callipers Flapper gages Scales Veneer Micrometers Ultrasonic gages Ring gages Plug gages Use of wires to check threads Use of snap gages Optical comparator
• Ability to take castings or impressions for purposes of inspection