Machine Operator I
|Job Title:||Machine Operator 1||Prepared By:||Human Resources|
|Department:||Machine Shop||Prepared Date:||01/28/2021|
|Reports to:||Operations Manager||Approved By:||Ian Paterson|
|FLSA Status:||Non-Exempt||Approved Date:|
Operate CNC machines to produce, repair or refine products according to detailed specifications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities – includes the following, but others may be assigned
- Read blueprints or job orders to determine product specifications.
- Download programs into machine and review Program Headers for instructions.
- Assist in installing fixtures and tooling.
- Run Equipment to produce parts to print and engineering specifications.
- Observe machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunctions and adjusts machines as necessary.
- Perform In Process inspection on parts to verify that they meet engineering specifications. Document results.
- Make adjustments if needed or advise Machine Programmer of changes required.
- Make adjustments to machines to compensate for tool wear and material compositions (speeds and feeds).
- Remove, setup and replace dull or broken cutting tools.
- Inspects workpieces for defects, and measures workpieces to determine accuracy of machine operation, using a variety of measuring instruments.
- Identify and analyze problems that arise during machining process and create solutions independently.
- Performs minor machine maintenance, such as oiling or cleaning machines, tools, or workpieces and adding coolant to machine reservoirs.
- Verify calibration of measuring tools before using.
- Follow Non-Conformance work instructions.
- Documents time in MES system accurately.
- Works safely and promote a safe working environment.
- Keep working area clean and organized and maintain housekeeping to a high standard.
- Deburr, stamp, clean and packages parts according to instructions.
- Meet daily efficiency and productivity goals.
Education and Experience
- Six months to one year related experience and/or training.
- Setup experience, program editing, First Article Inspection, fixture and tooling installation, advantageous, but not a requirement.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Demonstrates understanding and follows all product-related processes and procedures.
- Communicate information clearly to co-workers, lead and supervisor.
- Ability to conduct tests and inspections of products or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Knowledge of the use of a variety of basic hand tools (e.g., wrenches, hammers, screwdrivers).
- Knowledge of the use of a variety of measuring instruments. (e.g., calipers, micrometers, depth gauges, dial bore gauges, etc)
- Basic knowledge of blueprint reading, including general understanding of terms and symbols.
- Knowledge of machines and tools, including uses, repair and maintenance.
- Demonstrate eagerness, enthusiasm, and optimism for work activities. This includes the willingness to take ownership for work activities.
- Identify problems and assist in resolution.
- Interact cooperatively and collaboratively with others as a team.
- Detail and quality oriented.
- Ability to use the computer and web-based systems to input, access, modify, or output information.
|Percentage of Work Time|
|Item||1% to 33%||34% to 66%||67% to 100%|
|Using arm muscles frequently or for extended periods||X|
|Using leg muscles frequently or for extended periods||X|
|Endurance to perform tasks over long periods of work hours||X|
|Repetitive rapid hand movement||X|
|Manual dexterity with both hands||X|