The CNC Set-Up Operator is responsible for the set-up and maintenance of the CNC machining centers supporting molded component fabrication. Includes ability to start and re-start equipment after a machining cycle interruption. Requires in-depth knowledge of the machining center equipment to troubleshoot and restart, re-enable and repair a variety of stoppages and other machining difficulties on a variety of machines and equipment. Entails ability to interpret and translate 2D engineering designs and read machine program codes. Involves close interaction and periodic interchange with a variety of engineering disciplines and hourly functions. Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, quality-focused team environment is essential. Actively participate in process-improvement teams, and maintain a safe, clean and comfortable work environment.
Role & Responsibility
Under direction from supervisor, manufacturing engineer or lead, work from written and verbal instructions to perform duties to compete a wide variety of complicated machine set-ups.
Perform standard fabrication and assembly work to meet production schedules and manufacturing goals, as needed, and based on volume and priority of set-up requirements.
Set-up and load cutting tools, holding fixtures and materials on machine.
Read and interpret CNC programs. (Okuma & Fanuc controls, and with any changes going forward)
Perform quality checks during production runs by visually observing the condition of finished units from various machines.
Consider and propose improvised or new methods and recommend altered tooling and processes to meet/exceed engineering requirements for new and changed processes.
Assure others are exposed and trained to perform essential requirements of this role.
Continue to focus on professional self-development
Education & Experience
High School diploma or equivalent required
May be required to train for, obtain and maintain licenses, operator permits, certifications, and specialized training
5+ years of experience operating/setting-up CNC equipment
Experience in a manufacturing/factory environment
Knowledge & Skills
Machinist skills and abilities
Schematics, drawings and specification exposures
Machining program codes
Math and computer skills
Good communication and organizational skills
This position is scheduled for 2nd shift (2pm - 10:30pm M-F) and requires on-site work.
All personal information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Questions can be addressed through the HR department at (860) 727-2099.
Nearest Major Market: Hartford