Fabricate metal and plastic components by operating a variety of metal cutting machine tools.
Produces parts from raw materials in bars or flat forms, casting and forging materials, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and plastics using various machine tools, assorted hand tools, measuring devices, and tool steels and carbides,
Operates a variety of machine tools, working from blueprints, sketches, specifications and oral instructions to procure tools, jobs, and fixtures,
Shapes and threads parts to meet manufacturing tolerances, and makes skillful use of all standard hand tools and measuring instruments to do so,
Selects feeds and speeds for cutting operations on a wide variety of materials,
Grinds or dresses own cutting tools,
Makes necessary machine shop mathematical computations,
Utilizes charts, tables, standard data sets, and equipment manuals for various machines,
Works with and completes job order forms,
Completes all proper and necessary steps to set up own machine,
Self-inspects parts to ensure all specifications are met before sending parts to the next downstream process,
Works from blueprints and instructions to perform shaping and threading of parts to manufacturing tolerances.
Supports company quality initiatives and policies;
Follows safety policies and initiatives and is responsible for own safety,
Reports unsafe working conditions and hazards in a timely manner,
Participates in Corrective and Preventative Safety initiatives and investigations of incidents
Maintains a clean, orderly work area, ensuring TDW safety standards are maintained;
Participates in Lean initiatives and process improvements,
Assists new employees during training periods,
Performs minor repairs and adjustments to equipment.
Minimum of 2 years vocational technical training or equivalent experience,
Meets required experience, skill, and behavior competencies to make Machinist A → Master Machinist transition,
Ability to read blueprints and work to manufacturing tolerances,
Ability to make necessary machine shop math computations,
Knowledge of variety of tools and equipment such as engine and turret lathes, milling machines, drill presses and assorted hand tools,
Ability to perform unassisted set-ups,
Ability to set up feeds, speeds and tools,
Ability to use all precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, to perform in-process inspection of own work,
Displays a high degree of versatility, knowledge and professionalism
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