National Oilwell Varco Inc Conroe , TX 77305
Responsible for using expert knowledge to operate and control computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines. Maintain knowledge of G & M codes and input them into CNC machines for production, while ensuring products have precise and accurate measurements.
Under the direction of a supervisor and/or experienced machinist, responsible for quality parts produced on CNC machines such as, but not limited, to lathes and milling machines in a timely, safe and efficient manner.
Operate, perform set-up changes and first article inspections on production runs utilizing CNC Machines.
Load parts utilizing overhead lifting equipment, proving tapes, operating controls, setting offsets, simple edits, deburring and inspection of quality parts for conformance to requirements.
Identify problems before production runs, then start and observe machine operation to detect any other malfunctions or out-of-tolerance conditions, and adjust machine controls or control media as required.
Read blueprints, precision measuring instruments and job orders to determine dimensions, tolerance and tooling requirements.
Maintain knowledge of dimensions and tolerances for tooling instructions such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cut and cutting tools to be used.
Prove out new programs and make simple edits of NC programs on at least one or more numerically controlled machines.
Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly and perform basic preventative maintenance functions on equipment.
Perform other work related tasks as assigned.
Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.
High School diploma or GED
Experience with manual lathes, or other manual machines
Experience with reading part drawings is preferred
Familiarity with measurement tools is preferred
Ability to work 12 hours on your feet (with lunch and 2 breaks)
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs is preferred
Computer experience is preferred