Who we are and what we do:
Pace Industries is North America's leading full-service die casting manufacturer. Our mission is to provide uncommon, creative die casting and support solutions that contribute to the success of our customers. Our die cast parts are used in automobiles, motorcycles, generators, snow mobiles, lawn mowers, washing machines, power hand tools, BBQ grills, commercial lighting and many other well-known products. You can have a significant impact on our cultural transformation.
Port City Group, a division of Pace Industries, located in Muskegon, Michigan, is a multi-location, fully integrated manufacturer of aluminum die castings, zinc die castings, mechanical assemblies and injected molded plastics. Our facilities include Port City Castings Corp., Muskegon Castings Corp., Port City Metal Products, Port City Die Cast, Port City Custom Plastics, Alloy Resource Corp, and Mirror Image Tool.
The CNC department shift output of operations to produce product that meets company quality specifications while following standard operating procedures to achieve production quotas. During the machining process, the technician constantly monitors the CNC control module, checking to see if any problems exist and to ensure that the machine tools run in a steady, continuous
manor. Detect problems by listening for specific sounds, a dull cutting tool or excessive vibration. Ensure that the work piece is being properly lubricated and cooled also visually inspect parts for abnormalities to detect broken or worn tools. Based on output from tolerance gauges and CMM reports, make tool changes as well as tool offset adjustments as necessary to achieve product quality.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitor production and adjust work assignments, supply of material, and machine operation when necessary.
Confer with supervisor to receive instructions and exchange production information.
Train workers in equipment operation.
Perform duties of operators as required to maintain production.
Properly assemble and pre-set tooling to be loaded into CNC machines.
Make tool changes and machine adjustments (offsets) as per results of gauging and CMM read outs.
Monitor the machining of raw materials using calibrated instruments, CMM and graphic instructions (blueprints, process sheets, CMM reports, etc.) to ensure products meet standards.
Operate various CNC machine centers in multiple workstations often simultaneously.
Clean machine fixtures and load raw material.
Prepare parts by deburring, sanding or cleaning for fixture placement.
Monitor tool management systems.
Ensure shift maintains work area including cleaning equipment and work area.
Perform preventive maintenance on machines.
Start up and shut down machines
Perform other duties as assigned
Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
Two Year Certification/Trade School Preferred
Capable of reading basic CNC programs.
Two to Three years' experience operating, performing setups, programming of CNC mills & lathes.
Capable of using Windows base software, MS Excel, MS Word.
Understand the principles of CNC machine operations. (Ex. Cartesian Coordinate System)
Education in the function of tools and equipment used in precision metal cutting.
Recognize problems with machines.
Advance blue print reading, general understanding of SPC, & geometric tolerance.
A person must have leadership skills to be able to interact with other associates in a team base atmosphere. Be able to perform the basic Lean principals in your position.
Please note that the duties and requirements described herein are intended to represent general contents of this job. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties and responsibilities.
Pace Industries has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.