Performs specialized computer numerical control (CNC) machinist work. Operates CNC milling machines to run production per approved schedule provided. Work is performed under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
- Responsible for setting up and operating CNC milling machines.
- Notifies the CNC Programmer of problems with equipment and/or tooling that may cause defects or lost time
- Recommends process improvements to resolve problems
- Fills out proper paperwork per job
- Receives process travelers, verifies that the components are correct, and closes them out
- Problem solves any issues that affect efficient production; recommends process improvements
- Performs first piece inspection once setup is completed
- Checks parts according to inspection plans
- Verifies correct tools against tool sheet and program
- Adjusts tools to meet blueprint specifications
- Adjusts machine controls or control media; verifies the correct program is running properly
- Replaces tooling on machines
- Sets up and operates machines on a trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data
- Takes corrective action to bring units into specification; places the correct colored tag on units that are out of specification (OOS); reports OOS to Quality personnel
- Coordinates with Quality department to ensure that units comply with specifications
- Complies with and maintains inspection procedure throughout production runs
- Ensures work area, machine, tooling and parts are cleaned regularly and free from excess oil deposits; maintains a clean work area around assigned machines
- Maintains good quality and production output
- Labels parts and sends to the next operation in the process
- Demonstrates ability to streamline processes to increase productivity and quality; ensures that production and prototype jobs are set up consistently and accurately in a timely manner
- Cleans and assembles all collet assemblies; removes or replaces fixtures, collets and tools; inspects old collets and guide bushings
- Assists fellow machinists, as needed
High school diploma or GED; technical certificate preferred; supplemented by one or more years’ experience programming and operating manual or CNC machines in a mid to heavy manufacturing environment; or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience.