Required Skills and Experience:
3 years minimum related CNC lathe, mills and set-up with 3 – 4 years in a design prototype environment.
Knowledge of machines sequence of operation and application of that knowledge in set-up tool selection.
Basic CNC Programming.
Must have knowledge of shop practices and procedures, ability to read and interpreter Y14.5 blueprint and ability to use hand tools and measuring instruments.
Attention to detail and an attitude of 100% compliance with all company and regulatory requirements.
High energy level and ability to work flexible hours.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Able to set up and operate computer numerical control lathe, mills.
Machine Set Up –.Demonstrate the ability to set up CNC machines without assistance, including: basic loading program; selecting and installing cutting tools; selecting and setting appropriate feeds and speeds; checking and maintaining machine coolant; selecting and installing special attachments. Identify machine malfunctions and inform supervisor of any errors.
Mathematical Skill – Demonstrate the ability to apply mathematical operations to validate, analyze variance, and correlation techniques.
Blueprint Reading & Interpretation – Demonstrate the ability to reliably read and interpret the following: drawing terms; call outs; symbols and/or descriptions; types of lines; front view; side view; top view; section view; types of radii; tolerances (min. and max.); external/internal thread; surface finish; fastener-related specifications.
Basic Visual & Dimensional Inspection – Demonstrate the ability to inspect parts reliably using the following tools: caliper (dial and digital); micrometer (stand, blade, and disk); dial drop indicator; test indicator; comparator; pin gage; gage block set; any functional gages applicable to the operator. Ability to use hand tools and measuring instruments.
Workmanship – Demonstrate the ability to identify and take appropriate action to prevent, correct, or reject the following conditions on die and tools parts: cracks; nicks, scratches and dents.
Communication – Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with team members to achieve cooperation and assistance needed to resolve problems and attain maximum productivity.