Core Cutter And Reamer Job Description Sample
This is a direct hire position for ALL 3 SHIFTS ARE AVAILABLE.
- Capable of working in a superior manner with no direct supervision. Class 1 Machinists should feel comfortable as problem solvers and must be able to find solutions quickly and easily.
- Operate two or three machines during normal production.
- Identify different types of tooling such as drills, end mills, reamers and inserts and know how to properly use them.
- Recognize broken and/or worn tooling. Sharpen/replace and reset tools in an efficient manner.
- Maintain production goals through attention to the machining process from start to finish. Ensure that material, tooling is ready at the machine when needed. Parts should be inspected, deburred, properly tagged and moved to the next operation in an efficient manner.
- Assist Class 2 Machinists in accomplishing the same. Verify estimated versus actual cycle times as well as Sponge cycle time and other Sponge inputs as required. Document on SS, send to CR.
- Ensure that parts are efficiently and accurately processed according to requirements and moved to the next operation.
- Be alert and maintain a high level of attention to machine operations. Notify the Manufacturing Engineering Technician and/or Maintenance Manager of any mechanical problems at the machine.
- Use measuring and inspection equipment, and inspect parts accurately to the ten-thousandths, (0.0001), of an inch. Develop ways to inspect parts more efficiently.
- Strive to understand the operation and machining capabilities of the equipment. Work with the cell Manufacturing Engineer to advance knowledge in this area.
- Maintain visual perception of a finished product and the ability to recognize an out of tolerance surface finish, burrs or any other machining defects. Maintain a high attention to detail.
- Manufacture a finished part and take responsibility for the accuracy of the end product.
- Perform routine maintenance on machines before, during and after a production run and diagnose machine troubles as needed, notifying the Maintenance Manager of any mechanical problems.
- Able to Read and follow the steps of a designated program completely. Understand the concepts of surface feed, feed rates, geometry, G codes, offsets and other CNC programming functions.
- Perform tooling offsets in the X, Y & Z axes and set or adjust cutter compensation to ensure precise machining.
- Assist Manufacturing Engineer with machine break-down and setup. Follow the Change-Over Procedures and complete this process unassisted. Verify that Class 2 Machinists working in their cell follow the same procedures.
- Assist in providing leadership and training to all Class 2 Machinists and Manufacturing Assistants. Must act as a role model and lead by example.
- Update the Shop Schedule part counts every three hours as required.
- Work from blueprints, drawings and sketches involving the use of standard machine shop mathematics and precision measuring instruments.
- Must be able to identify material types and alloys using bar stock color codes.
- Must check parts in the sequence laid out in Sponge by the Manufacturing Engineer and/or a QA Roving Inspector.
- All parts of the bench must be in trays and arranged a neat and orderly fashion. The status of all parts should be clear to any person walking up to the bench.
- Hold dimensions to nominal value plus or minus the variation for each specific characteristic and adjust the machine accordingly.
- Out of tolerance parts should be clearly marked and handled separately from production parts to ensure that non-conforming parts cannot be shipped to the customer. Non-conforming parts should be reported to your supervisor for review before being scrapped.
- Understand key elements of a blueprint, such as surface finish requirements and geometric & dimensional tolerances.
- Expertise in the use of standard analog, digital and optical inspection instruments.
- The ability to inspect parts completely and accurately whether working to blueprint specifications or according to Sponge requirements.
- Enter measurements in Sponge during production as required---usually every 20 minutes.
- Responsible for organizing and cleaning workstations daily, including the machine, bar feeder, bench, computer, mats and floor. No oil, coolant or chips should be evident in any areas, especially around the floor of the machine and in tight corners of the machine.
- The workbench, tabletop and inspection equipment must be cleaned each day as described in the Shift Changeover Procedure.
- No personal items are to be on the work table. Spare tooling, calculators, drinks, rags etc. may be kept in a red bin at the bench so as not to interfere with other tasks.
- The shop is kept spotless at all times. It is the responsibility of everyone to pick up trash and wipe up oil whenever evident. This is an ongoing process and is not only the responsibility of the maintenance staff.
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Sets up and grinds without help of supervision or setup men. Sets up all types of grinding equipment, which may include numerical control or computer aided equipment used in tool and die shop work for grinding type of cutter or tool, or for the original making of cutters or cutting tools.
Grinds form tools on contour form broaches, reamers, multi-edge high speed or Tungsten carbide tools from blueprints or sketches.
Uses cylindrical grinder to grind straight cylinders, broach diameters, tapers, fillets, where shoulder joins the shaft by means of form wheel, also by squaring or facing shoulder on cylindrical pieces, grinding back taper if necessary.
Required to be acquainted with grinding wheels and materials used in present day grinding practice. Must be
capable of grinding all shapes and forms by shaping wheels to proper contours per blueprint on cylindrical for flat formed tools, burnishing tools, broaches, and any and all tools requiring extreme accuracy.
When required, is able to use precision instruments for checking dimensions, such as micrometers, dial indicators, Johansson blocks, height gauges and Vernier Calipers, radius gauges, sine bar or sine bar vises, etc.
Also, in addition to this work, may also do grinding on broaches, tools, reamers, etc., on all types of grinding equipment. (O., I.D., surface and Blanchard grinders)
Sharpen drills, squaring and repointing
Sharpens taps, squaring ends, repointing, and grinding lead or chamfer.
Sharpens reamers by grinding chamfer or lead.
Surface grinds tools in multiple holding fixture, face only. Rough grinds broken milling machine blades.
Operates cutoff saw on salvage tools.
Presents tool bits (gauges provided), and sets up large milling cutters on bench (includes assembly and disassembly of blades).
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AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. AAM will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that Associates are treated equally during employment, without regard to their age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. For the Disabled Job Seeker: We offer reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are applicants for employment. To request assistance or accommodations, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Carbide DIE Maker (Trainee)
The Carbide Die Maker layout and plans sequence of operations for fabrication and assembly of carbide dies. Troubleshoots setup heading parts and performs reworking of dies; Process methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential requirements represents the knowledge, skill, and/or ability. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation for disabilities may be made for one or more of the following:
Plans the sequence of operations, fabrication assembly and layout of all types and sizes of carbide dies from tool drawings, written and verbal instructions.
Layout, set up, and fabricates all sizes of dies of irregular contours using tool room equipment such as engine lathes, surface grinders, O.D. grinder, tool and cutter grinder honing machines.
Makes carbide reamers or diamond materials and steel configuration laps for cutting and machining dies to tolerance of .0001/.0002.
Performs immediate turnaround of carbide dies that need to be reworked in-process and during the operator setup.
Load and unload items from production machines manually or by using hand tools.
Checks own work using comparator, inside hole gauges, test pins and other inspection equipment.
Inspect finished dies for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.
Mark or tag identification on parts.
Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications; make adjustments as necessary.
Able to identify, perform and troubleshoot tooling operations in manufacturing for improved quality and tooling life.
May represent Factory/Department manufacturing on cross-functional teams, safety committees or other in-house committees.
Able to assist and train others in carbide die making operations and techniques as needed.
Reports any safety violation, machining equipment misusage and/or improperly performed work to supervisor.
Report any malfunctioning equipment to leads or immediate supervisors.
Keeps work area and equipment clean.
Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in reading and interpreting blueprints, use shop and measuring tools and precision inspection instruments.
Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
Relies on experience and judgment to plan, organize, and accomplish set goals and objectives.
Experienced with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Works under limited supervision with a certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
All employees are responsible for complying with the rules and regulations set forth by Federal, Local, and State government, LISI Aerospace, and HSE Procedures.
All employees are responsible for complying with ISO 14001 standards, aspects, directives and impact as related to the HSE policy commitments.
All employees are responsible for attending all training provided and for adhering to all HSE procedures, policies, and plans, conforming to reporting requirements, and safe operating procedures at all times.
All employees are required to bring any known or suspected nonconformance for all company procedures or legal requirements to management’s attention immediately.
Continually seek opportunities to improve our HSE performance by establishing objectives and targets, measuring progress, and reporting our results.
May assist and/or suggest waste elimination initiatives specifically related to the function and department such as production material recycle or removal opportunities.
Performs a variety of other tasks and duties.
Ways of working, Experience, and Behaviors
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses experience to complement data; understands the work flows and procedures.
- Technical Skills
- Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods including flow, layout, assembly and production equipment.
- Oral Communication
- Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens intently to others and seeks clarification; Provides clear and pleasant responses to inquires regardless of the situation; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
- Team Work
- Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Places success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of team members.
- Business Acumen
- Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
- Cost Consciousness
- Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
- Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
- Prioritizes and plans work activities of self; Uses time efficiently; Plans for resources in a creative way only adding cost as absolutely necessary; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.
- Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
This position has no supervisory responsibility.
May assist in the technical coaching of trainees &/or operators.
ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
Working experience in fastener manufacturing environment.
Advance knowledge and experience in carbide die making.
Working knowledge with quality procedures.
A minimum of 5 years equivalent combination of technical education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, use precision inspection instruments, and set up and operate all tool room machinery.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and basic technical procedures. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts and calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, ratios and standard units of measurements). Knowledge of simple algebra and geometry is preferred.
Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts and follow instructions in written and basic diagram formats. Ability to perform and apply different problem solving techniques, handle internal/external situations and multi-task functions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge of mainframe computer systems, and be familiar with Spreadsheet and Word Processing software.
Certificates, licenses, registrations
Evidence of “US person” is required under ITAR.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand for extended periods of time and walk; requires eye-hand coordination, use hands hand movement and manual dexterity use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, listen and speak. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up bend, reach to shoulder level and lift, carrying, pushing and/or pulling to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), and ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus). Specific hearing levels within normal/average range.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
Safety and Environmental
The responsibilities of the position include compliance with company and governmental safety, environmental and hazardous materials regulations and procedures. Employee will be required to wear personal safety equipment such as safety glasses, hearing protection, or proper footwear PPE in specified areas.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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