Performs setup, calibration, maintenance and operation of machining equipment, including computer numerically controlled equipment, to make complex precise cuts, bends, alignments and forms of requisite materials. Cross-trains in other complementary skills as needed to support production requirements.
• Performs setup, calibration, maintenance, MDI programming and operation on a variety of machining equipment including computer numerically controlled vertical/horizontal grinders, computer numerically controlled 4 axis milling machines, lathes, brakes, shears, grinders, drill presses, and hydraulic presses to assemble and/or fabricate parts and complex assemblies.
• Reads and interprets specification manuals, blueprints, templates and layouts to determine machining operation to be performed.
• Computes dimensions and tolerances. Measures and lays out work pieces. Calculates and sets controls to regulate various machine factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut. Troubleshoots, debugs and modifies to achieve expected performance. Confers with Engineer/CNC Programmer to develop and troubleshoot part programs. Adjusts and sets up machine tools for use by machining tool operators.
• Verifies dimensions of products for accuracy and conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments such as calipers, bore gauges and micrometers.
• Cross trains in other complementary skills and seeks endorsements for those skills as needed to support production requirements.
• Moves between production assignments that utilize multiple skills endorsements as needed to support production requirements.
• Able to remove stripped/broken bolts, remove and replace threaded inserts and heli-coils from engine components.
• Participates in the cross training of other technicians as needed to support production requirements.
• Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
• Participates in continuous improvement of cell processes.
• Carries out other duties as assigned.