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Job Title: CNC Operator with Full Set up
Company Name: McGregor Metalworking
Contact Person: Kara Williams
Business Phone: 937-521-5384
City: Springfield
State: Ohio
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Qualifications: • Start up machine. • Load the parts into the machine or fixture. • Be able to off-set own tools. • Remove and replace dull cutting tools under supervision. • Listen to machines during operation to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems. • Stop machines to remove finished work pieces or to change tooling, setup, or work piece placement, according to required machining sequences. • Lift work pieces into machine manually. • Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators or other gaging equipment. • Read blueprints, layouts, and job travelers for information on specifications and tooling instructions, and to determine material requirements, dimensions, tolerances and number of workpieces to be machined. • Review job traveler, inspect instructions and specifications to determine machining sequence and dimensions of finished work piece. • Manipulate controls and enter commands to index cutting tools to specified point and to start machine. • Properly identify and dispose of non-conforming product daily. • Be able to make recommendations for improvements, get approval from Supervisor and assistance from other designated personnel to complete those improvements. • Notifies supervisor, quality, or set up personnel of discrepancies. If there are issues, uses the snap process (stop notify analyze and proceed). • May instruct other workers. • Clean up and maintain workspace. • May use statistical process control techniques. • Perform daily machine maintenance. • Setup machine centers to include: o Removal and or installation of work holding devices. o Removal and or installation of tooling. o Tool offset measuring and entering offsets into the machine controls. o Establishing orientation/location or work holding devices and inputting data into the machine controls. o Entering program into the machine controls • Studies blueprints or layout on workpiece to determine sequence of operations and finished dimensions of workpiece. • Selects feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut, and milling cutter, applying knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics to drill, tap and end mill. • Mounts milling cutter in spindle, and positions cutter and workpiece in relation to each other. Verifies alignment of workpiece, using measuring instruments, such as dial indicator and thickness gauge. • Instructs other workers. • May mount different tool in place of cutter and perform other operations, such as drilling and boring. • Makes minor program edits with supervisor approval.
Job Description: Computer Numeric Controlled Machine Tool Operators with Full Set-up Skills for Mill Operate and set up jobs on computer numeric controlled machines to perform one or more machine functions. These would include, cutting, shaping, forming metal and or non-metal work pieces to specifications. Tasks Must be able to perform the following tasks and perform the following tasks on three different mills with at least one vertical mill center with pallet and one horizontal mill center. • Requirements for CNC Controlled Machine Tool Operators. • Requirements for Semi Set-up for Mills Job Descriptions. • Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls to machine parts according to specifications. • Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified programs. • Calculate machine speeds and feeds ratios and the size and position of cuts for a drill, tap, milling of an edge, and milling of a face. • Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation and be able to write a simple program that includes drilling a hole, tapping a thread, milling an edge, and milling a face. • Inspect parts to ensure quality and meets specification. • Be able to recommend improvements, and carry out procedures to put them into place. • May instruct, train or assist other workers as necessary. • Edit programs. • Be able to do all of the above independently. Tools & Technology Tools used in this occupation: Manual Gauges — Dial calipers; Vernier calipers; micrometers; optical comparitors, indicators and height gauges. Gauges or inspection fixtures — 0-1 drop indicators; Bore gauges; Dial indicators; Pin gauges Milling machines — Manual mills; Vertical milling machines Technology used in this occupation: Analytical or scientific software — CNC Consulting Machinists' Calculator Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel Knowledge Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. • Knowing machine start up process, checking and inspecting parts, changing the inserts and understanding which tools do what in the operations. • Square up a vice on fixture • Change out tools and inserts • Be able to tram (indicate it) • Understand set work coordinates • Understand of G and M codes • Write basic drill and tap programs and simple milling programs • Upload and Download programs • Need to know and understand how to troubleshoot on own Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and their applications. May also need to know trigonometry. Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. Skills Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems. Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. Abilities Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness. Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Reaction Time — The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears. Auditory Attention — The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds. Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Lifting— The ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Standing— The ability to stand in one general area for a lengthy amount of time while running the machine. Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). Rate Control — The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene. Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. Work Activities Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles). Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts or passenger vehicles. Work Context Personal Protective Equipment- At all times in the plant, safety shoes and safety glasses must be worn. In designated areas, hearing protection must also be worn. Accuracy- It is important to pay attention to the specifications and standards on each job to ensure 100% accuracy. Standing- This job requires the majority of the 8 hour day to be standing in one general area for a lengthy amount of time. Exposure to- Coolants, greases, gases, dust and odors are used and in the air of our plant. Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable —Machinery and other operations can be loud at times. Time Pressure — Due to the high volumes that our company runs, staying on task to meet our customer’s needs are very important. Frequency of Decision Making — On a daily basis, the decisions each employee makes impacts the business of our company. We ask that all employees be mindful of their surroundings and production to ensure safety and also productivity. Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — Each job runs at a different pace, the length of time handling materials will vary depending on each job. Importance of Repeating Same Tasks — Repetition in our plant is a major factor due to the length of runs and the high volume productivity that is done. Must be able to perform repetitious work without difficulty. Exposed to Hazardous Equipment — We are a machine shop, there are many different types of machines in our plant. Safety is of the utmost importance to us. Please be aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Notify any management personnel if you see an unsafe machine or practice. Temperature Elements- During the season changes outside, the temperatures also reflect that on the inside. In the Summer it can be very hot and in the Winter it can be very cold. Must be able to adapt to the changing temperatures in the environment. Education Education Requires high school diploma or equivalence. Related Experience Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required. Job Training Prefer to have 5-7 years of experience. Interests Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with people, and real-world materials like tools, and machinery. Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow. Work Styles Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done. Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. Work Values Support — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical. Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy. Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
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NIMS Credentials: Preferred