CNC Lathe/Mill Operator or Machinist in Houston, TX 77073
Location: Houston, TX
Duration 6 + Contract/ Contract to Hire.
Maintenance Technician Updated Job Description
Rotation Details: Should be available to work both 1st and 2nd shift.
Possess the relative skills and experience in all aspects of Turning / Milling to manufacture metallic components to specified quality standards, on a CNC and / or Conventional Turn and/or Mill centre.
Supervisor: Machine Shop Foreman / Production Manager.
Operate a CNC/Conventional Turning and/or Milling centre (vertical, horizontal or universal) in all aspects of Turning / Milling.
Follow a structured method in manufacture of components.
Have ability to read and work from engineering drawings meeting specified Quality Standards.
Read and understand job programmes/Readouts (G&M code prog as applicable to CNC machining).
Prove Unproven programmes on Job Set-up, editing, offsetting, etc., as required (as applicable to CNC machining)
Undertake operations including: screw cutting, tapping, groove cutting, slotting, drilling, reaming, eccentric turning etc., (as applicable to conventional machining).
Fully utilising equipment such as a jaw chuck, steady v-blocks, dividing head etc., in the performing of tasks. (As applicable to conventional machining).
Fully Inspect own work using imperial and/or metric measuring equipment.
Produce work of a High standard, including the Deburring and Etching operations in completion of work components.
Work largely unsupervised and be highly self-motivated.
Prepared to work shift system and overtime (week-ends included).
Flexible in working requirements as the needs of the business dictate.
Comply with all Client QHSE Policies and procedures.
Operate overhead and pillar type cranes/Lifting equipment.
Recognized apprenticeship to minimum City & Guilds or equivalent.
Proven Post-Apprenticeship experience in on or more of the following machine shop disciplines: turning / milling / horizontal boring / spark erosion / honing or tool making.
Manual and / or CNC experience
Competencies to be kept current:
Sound working knowledge of engineering drawings, manufacturing methods and tooling.
Good understanding and knowledge of 'G' + 'M' code programming (as applicable to CNC).
Adapts to new situations.
Attention to detail.
Good general fitness and health.
Ability to work in a 3 shift rotating system .