Perform a variety of duties of a training nature in assigned Fabricator/Quick Response area. Under instruction of a higher classified Machinist personnel or supervisor, perform a variety of fabricating/quick response duties to acquire sufficient skill in order to qualify for the Machinist Spec. classification. Perform other duties as assigned. Keep own work area clean and orderly. Refer any problems to higher classification Fabricator/Quick Response personnel or Supervisor
Utilizing conventional machining equipment and CNC/DNC machining equipment, plan, setup, layout and perform machining operations to exacting tolerances on a variety of difficult/complex parts such as tool details, tool parts, jigs and fixtures, experimental and production parts and assemblies, and spares. Determine correct feeds and speeds. Work from mylars, engineering drawings, tool designs, templates, sketches, and verbal instruction. Convert and use metric dimensions as required. Perform a variety of duties to select and build-up cutter assemblies for production operations within the flexible machining center. Fabricate first run, new, and/or unusual tools/cutters having complex geometrical configurations. Coordinate with production on unusual or special cutters. Ensure that necessary materials and/or supplies such as end mills, lubricants, coolants, etc. are available to facilitate work operations. Respond to emergency situations within the flexible automated machining cells by manually operating equipment as required. Set up and check jigs and fixtures as required in connection with own work. Instruct lower classified machinists. When necessary, assist other operators to set up difficult and unusual parts or assist others in performing layout duties. Suggest improvements in method, sequence, or design to facilitate output. Perform difficult salvage rework. Adhere to all applicable environmental, safety and health, and operations procedures and directives. Perform other related duties as required. Check work for completeness and accuracy. Maintain necessary records. Keep own work area clean and orderly. Refer unusual problems to supervisor.
The successful candidate will typically have a high school diploma or equivalent and four to five years of experience in portable, durable tool repair.
Preferred: Tooling experience