Turning Machinist

Manufacturing
1st Shift, 2nd Shift, Full time
Milwaukee, WI, Waukesha, WI
Posted 9 months ago

The Turning Machinist is responsible to set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and consumables, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures. Responsible for set-up, operation, and oversight of CNC Turning Centers for production.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Setup CNC turning centers for production turning.
  • Troubleshoot and optimize new production programs to ensure efficient overall production.
  • Document new programs and processes to ensure setups can be duplicated and overall production time is optimized.
  • Oversee the quality of parts produced in the machining cell.
  • To share expertise and knowledge throughout the machine shop and be a focal point for advice on machining operations
  • To use skills to protect against potential damage to all machines and in particular to take overall ownership of the machine cell.
  • To be proactively aware of work load and plan tooling requirements for future jobs ensuring minimum downtime.
  • To make most efficient use of machinery and equipment, including the use of proper feeds and speeds.
  • Inspect and deburr parts to ensure they meet blueprint specifications using proper measuring instruments.
  • Produce jigs and fixtures that improve productivity.
  • Implement daily and weekly maintenance programs on machine shop equipment
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the progression of training and planned development of all machinists.
  • Setup machines on a flexible basis to ensure optimum output throughout the shop.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job requirements:

  • Must have a basic understanding of CNC machining work and tool offsets.
  • Must be able to identify critical blueprint dimensions and instruct workers how to inspect and check these critical dimensions.
  • Ability to work on a wide variety of complex parts from drawings.
  • Ability to change and adapt work behaviors based on a constantly changing production schedule.
  • Must have basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows.
  • Must have basic understanding of ISO 9001 and quality principles.
  • Must be dependable and detailed oriented.

Pay Rate: $15-21 per hour

Days/Hours (shift): Monday- Friday. 1st shift (8:00am to 5:00pm), 2nd (4:30pm to 3:00am)

*Hours are subject to change depending on work load, must be flexible.

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Job CategoryManufacturing

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