Programmer Machinist runs various CNC mills and lathe machines for production of high precision machined parts for plasma power generation technology.
Plays a key role in providing feedback for designs, concept development, peer reviews, and machining procedures.
As a competent machinist, he/she will also process work orders, performs periodic and emergency maintenance on the equipment per machine manufacturer's requirement, and ensures a safe work practice and safe environment.
Interface with the stakeholders to process authorized work orders in a timely manner, and provide status reports during regular meetings.
Design and manufacture custom jigs, tooling and fixtures as required
Provides feedback for process improvement, designs of own workstations and shop area, equipment designs, concept development, peer reviews, and propose viable options.
Adopt and enforces the shop and Engineering Department's procedures, to ensure full compliance during execution of duties.
Consider safety as a priority for yourself and others in active promotion of a safe work environment. Ensure safety by performing routine maintenance of equipment in the shop, and assisting in supply of needed tools and specialty consumables.
Perform measurements and inspection of machined parts.
High school Diploma or GED required; vocational technology trade schools or associates degree and CNC Certificate are a plus.
5+ years of experience operating CNC machines; 3, 4 and 5 axis programming and machining; prior HAAS VM's experience.
Must be expert Mastercam user; experience with CAD CAM concept a plus.
Thorough knowledge of:
Machining operations including lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, large vertical and horizontal milling machines, and 2 & 3 axis CNC machines for automated and manual operations.
Properties of specialty materials such as Inconel, Copper, and non-metals such as phenolic, ceramics and FRP; as regards to machinability, tooling, and suitable operational parameters.
General Knowledge of:
Translate engineering drawings or solid models into machine program by direct download or design
Develop program, simulate, troubleshoot, and optimize machining program
Perform high precision machining to tight tolerances (0.0005")
Use high precision inspection and measuring tools to verify conformance with the requirements and tolerances
Communicate effectively in a cross functional team environment
Collaborate in multi-disciplined team and interface with others in a constructive manner
Excellent math skills commensurate with geometric calculations and other necessary calculations and conversions.
Time management skills
Track record in good attendance, avoidance of conflict and willingness to accept feedback and make effort for own improvement
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Pass all pre-employment test
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Salary GradeTSS, 04Standard Weekly Hours40.00Eligible for OvertimeYesBenefits EligibleYesEssential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)NoPhysical Capacity Exam RequiredNoValid Driver's License RequiredNo
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