* Studies blueprints, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.* Verifies conformance of processes or work piece to specifications.* Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece. * Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers. * Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, depth and angle of cut; enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media. * Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required. * Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measurements, including micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks. * Sets up and operates machine trial run to verify accuracy of settings or programmed control data.
* May be required to cross train and demonstrate competency on all essential job functions of the department working at different work stations as production needs require.* Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships; training and teaching others.* Maintenance of a clean and orderly work area free of excess materials.* Support of and involvement in company, department, and/or safety policies, procedures, programs and activities.
* One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with production processes, machines and/or tools.* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, proportions and decimals. Ability and understanding of various measuring devices in meeting drawing dimensions and specifications.* Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, work orders, work instructions, diagrams, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.* Work requires continual attention to detail in follow through, establishing priorities, and meeting deadlines.
No Degree Required
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