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2nd/3rd Shift Machine Operators

Escanaba, MI
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Job Description
 Shift Machine Operators
Manufacturing: Escanaba, MI

Operates computer numerical control (CNC) machines to machine castings or components following blue prints and other written and verbal specifications by performing the following duties: Must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Must pass a pre-employment math assessment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Work safely at all times and follow all safety procedures.  Use all safety equipment/devices.  When required notify Foreman/Safety Director of any safety concerns.
• Must be able to operate a CNC machine.  Be able to turn on and off; properly able to start in middle of program.
• Manipulate controls and enter commands to index cutting tool to specified set point and to start machine.
• Ability to change tools when required and re-run them.
• Assemble cutting tools in tool holders and position tool holders in machine spindles as specified or insert cutting tools in specified machine magazines.
• Drill, tap and ream holes.
• Change cutting tools and location of work piece during machining process as specified in set up instructions.
• Fill out any forms required for tracking tools.
• Perform own set up; including changing out fixtures.
• Able to use all types of measuring tools/equipment.
• Inspect work pieces to guarantee conformance to specifications using in process prints and gages provided.
• Remove burrs, sharp edges, rust or dirt from work pieces.
• Insure all dimensions on process print are verified as being within tolerance before bringing part to QC for approval.
• In Robotic cells make sure all inbound conveyors are loaded before breaks and end of shift, and empty all outbound conveyors, allowing cells to run through breaks.
• Insure parts are deburred and defect free before putting in finished container.
• Organize, clean and maintain work area.  Complete 5S each day.
• Ensure machines are full of coolant and oils for next shift.
• Wash, pack and mark material in preparation for shipment.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or GED


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