Instrument Maker Job Description Sample
Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position. Message to Applicants Number of Positions Available 1 University Title Instrument Maker Working Title Scientific Instrument Maker Department Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Location Columbus Requisition Number 449290 Summary of Duties
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry within the College of Arts and Sciences seeks a Scientific Instrument Maker to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university.
The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
The Scientific Instrument Maker provides machine shop support for approximately 100 faculty, 120 research staff, postdoctoral researchers, and several hundred graduate students primarily within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Physics. Fabricates instruments and/or parts from metal, plastics or ceramics; works from rough sketches or verbal instruction from faculty, postdocs, and graduate students on the design, construction, modification/repair of instruments or equipment for scientific research and instruction; sets up and operates precision computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools; lays out materials and integrates purchased parts into equipment; joins fabricated parts by welding, soldering and brazing.
Repairs and/or modifies existing scientific lab and teaching equipment to meet original or improved performance specifications. Instructs faculty, staff and students in skills and proper procedures of tools and equipment specifications. Maintains machine shop equipment and tools in good working order; keeps work area in clean, orderly and safe condition; performs other duties as assigned.
Additional Information for Applicants: Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check. Required Qualifications
High school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience as a precision machinist; experience working with and fabricating scientific instrument parts.
CAD software experience, computer numerical control (CNC) machining experience; welding, soldering and brazing experience.
Target Salary $19.68 - $20.05 Hourly Job Category Administrative and Professional Job Appointment (FTE%)
Full/Part Time Full-time Temporary or Regular Regular Posting Start Date 05/11/2019 Posting End Date 06/09/2019 Dept Contact Name Rostorfer,Alexandria A Dept Contact Phone 614/247-7446 Quick Link http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/94786
Instrument Maker 3 / CNC Machinist
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.
The Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington (APL-UW) is a national center for advanced science and engineering research and development and education. APL-UW was formed in 1943 for the U.S. Navy to bring university research resources to bear on urgent WWII defense problems. APL-UW has developed an international reputation for its broad based programs in science, engineering and for designing, building, and deploying the advanced technology required to meet the research needs of numerous government and commercial sponsors. With modern facilities, equipment and over 350 talented researchers and staff, APL-UW provides a unique, dynamic work environment with many opportunities.
APL has an outstanding full time opportunity for an Instrument Maker 3 / CNC Machinist.
APL-UW provides a unique, dynamic work environment with many opportunities. APL-UW is organized into eight scientific and technical departments. The ability to turn ideas and hypotheses into experiments, field programs, and new instrumentation relies on the composite of many science and engineering disciplines. The Laboratory owes its success to the synergy created by investigators and technicians working across these departments and their commitment to basic and applied research.
The appointee to this position will perform complex high precision work on Oceanographic Research Instruments by setting up and operating manual machine tools and/or programming, setting up and operating CNC machine tools such as Okuma lathes, Haas CNC mills, SIP jig borer, Bridgeport manual mill, G&L horizontal boring mill, grinding machines, and Vision Engraver to fabricate parts for research purposes. Resolve highly complex design and manufacturing problems such as performing design work from verbal or minimal written instructions to manufacture mechanical devices; determining tolerances and fits on mechanical designs; performing advanced jig and fixture design and construction; and diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing and rebuilding machine tools and/or mechanical devices.
Under general direction, independently perform highly complex design and project coordination duties in support of part fabrication such as designing complex, state-of-the-art mechanical devices or systems requiring a comprehensive knowledge of system integration involving features such as probes, sensors, gauges or other electro-mechanical devices, plus troubleshooting and repairing mechanical equipment.
Confer with professors, scientists, and engineers on development of Oceanographic instruments and specialized equipment for research use; recommend design modifications
Work from SolidWorks solid models, hard copy blueprints, sketches, diagrams, written and oral instructions and suggest design or material changes when alternate configurations appear appropriate
Create Fanuc style CNC programs using CAMWorks software to facilitate the fabrication of components on Haas 5-axis, 4-axis and 3-axis mills, Revolution mill, and an Okuma CNC lathe
Plan and lay out work, design jigs and fixtures, determine material and fabrication methods to be used, if not explicitly specified; calculate sizes, apply GD&T to components and determine working tolerances
Set up and run CNC machine tools and make adjustments as required to maintain appropriate tolerances; Construct or machine parts from standard and exotic metals and alloys, plus plastics, rubber, ceramic, etc.
Determine and plan all inspection criteria required to prove the repeatable accuracy of high-tolerance components and devices; perform inspections with appropriate gauges and measuring machines
Troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment or machine tools, perform basic repairs, and solve complex mechanical problems;
Follow the APL Machine Shop electronic file system structure and work with the MS Access tooling storage database
Perform advanced welding using Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) processes along with heat-treating processes including welding of ferrous and nonferrous alloys and shield metal arc welding techniques, and brazing, soldering and heat treating of a wide variety of metals
Perform close tolerance sheet metal work
Perform duties of Instrument Maker II and other related duties as required
Two years of experience as an Instrument Maker II OR equivalent education/experience
Experience with SolidWorks software and CAMWorks CAM programming software or equivalent
Experience with 4th and 5th Axis programming, setup, and operation
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
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Assistant Instrument Maker
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Instrument Maker for the SAS – Physics & Astronomy department. This position reports to the Supervising Instrument Maker-repair. The Assistant Instrument Maker is responsible for fabricating mechanical equipment using manual machine tools and computer controlled systems to work independently to complete assigned tasks and to create sophisticated laboratory instrumentation.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Reads and interprets complex drawings, makes calculations using algebra and trigonometric functions.
Prepares sketches and provides specifications of details or assembled laboratory apparatus for use by other staff members.
Organizes, schedules and instructs machine shop safety training course for faculty, staff, and students.
Creates drawings and CNC programs using CAD/CAM (computer Aided Drafting/Computer aided manufacturing).
Advises researchers on best choice of materials in design of laboratory apparatus requiring knowledge of the physical properties, heat treatment, and mechanical characteristics of commercial ferrous and nonferrous metals, alloys, and plastics.
Performs work at a high level of skill to meet precise and predetermined engineering or research specifications. Performs work of fine-to-tight tolerances in making parts with extremely fine surface finishes.
RBC Bearings is a well known international manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered precision plain, roller and ball bearings. We have been providing bearing solutions to our customers since 1919. Over the past ten years, under the leadership of our current management team. RBC Bearings has significantly broadened our end markets, products, customer base and geographic reach. We currently have 43 facilities, of which 36 are manufacturing facilities, in 6 countries. Our selling efforts are supported by a global network of sales engineers, distributors and authorized agents.
RBC Southwest Products, a subsidiary of RBC Bearings located in Baldwin Park, CA, currently seeks a hands-on experienced Tool Maker to join our team.
This individual will be responsible for but not limited to:
Interprets blueprints, sketches, written or verbal instruction to design, develop and construct highly intricate tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and gauges or prototype bearings.
Set up and operates various machine tools, such as lathes, mills, jig bores and grinders to machine, grind and fabricate special jigs, fixtures, tools, gages, dies or parts for machinery in the plant.
Uses a variety of precision measuring instruments to check work after each operation to insure the final product will meet the objectives originally intended.
Works independent of direct supervision by displaying a high degree of skill and judgement in performing all operations that may be required to fabricate any special jigs, fixtures, tools, gages, dies or parts for equipment in the plant from verbal instructions, sketches or finished drawings.
Uses shop mathematics involving geometry, trigonometry, addition and subtraction of decimals and fractions, generated radii, compound angles on several planes to setup machine tools, layout work, fabricate work and complete a finished product to precise dimensions.
May make parts from worn or broken parts to assist in expediting machine repair activities within the plant.
May work closely with Design &/or Manufacturing Engineering on the design of a new bearing.
May be required to work with the Maintenance Department or other Managers/Supervisors on special projects requiring their skill set.
Teach/Train apprentice tool and die Makers and other manufacturing personnel as required.
Continually reviewing processes and equipment for guarding and other safety related items.
Required to work closely with Programmers, Manufacturing Engineering or other Managers/Supervisors on special projects requiring their skill set.
Tool & Die Maker
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Set up and operate various machines consistent with the Tool & Die trade including but not limited to Lathes, Mills, Drills, Saws, Shapers, Die repair and rework, etc. in order to produce required product from prints, samples, and sketches.
Reviews prints in order to plan sequence of operations required for job.
Selects proper materials to be used including type of steel, machines, tooling, gauging instruments, etc.
Uses various types of gauging and measuring instruments in order to check and dimensionally verify the
part being used.
Assists in the design, manufacture and development of new tools or processes working closely with
Engineering and other department personnel.
Troubleshoots and develops corrective actions for tooling or process related problems on production
Qualified journeyman card holder, must have completed and provide evidence of having completed an approved apprentice program or have a minimum of 5 year's experience and be able to provide evidence of such.
High school diploma required.
Must possess own tools including but not limited to micrometers, depth mics, inside mics,
calipers, indicators, radius gages, etc.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Tool And Die Maker - 3Rd Shift
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Journey Tool and Die Maker
What do you get to do in this position?
Plans and performs bench and machining operations to repair, make alterations and construct dies, tools, jigs, gauges and fixtures used in the manufacture of electrical products.
Moves die to work bench or work area with powered equipment.
Trouble shoots and diagnoses problems.
Refers to blueprints and sketches to obtain tooling requirements.
Analyzes best method to make repair parts and repairs.
Disassembles tooling in problem area with hand tools.
Makes parts by operating machine tools.
Installs and assembles new parts in tooling.
Performs such operations as milling, turning, drilling, grinding, sawing, shaping, pressing, and sanding
Maintains high degree of quality standards of precision work with close tolerances. Checks work with measuring instruments including micrometers, calipers, indicators, guages, and coordinate measuring machine.
Completion of apprentice ship program or 5-10 years relevant experience
Tool and Die Certification / Jorneyman's Certificate
Must have High School Diploma or GED
Must be able to work daily and weekend overtime
This position will be primarily on 2nd Shift but applicant must be able to work any of three shifts
An applicant could be hire to work a certain shift, then get bumped any number of times to another shift.
We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We're looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: https://youtu.be/6D2Av1uUrzY.
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It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.
Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.
Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
Mold Maker II
Works in a fast paced collaborative team environment with an NPD Engineer and a Tooling Engineer to review and refine part and mold designs, and program and operate all tool room equipment including a high speed 5-axis CNC machining center to build new fast track plastic injection molds in 8 weeks or less.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Reviews the fast track mold design and provides feedback to the Tooling Engineer to improve manufacturability and robustness of the mold
Works closely with the NPD Engineer and Tooling Engineer to assess project improvement opportunites, make decisions, and complete projects on time and under budget
Utilizes advanced CAM programming and unattended machining to support on schedule completion of in-house fast track mold builds
Plans, sets-up and performs machine and bench operations necessary to make, alter or repair molds, jigs, fixtures, dies, and gauges of complex design.
Utilizes CAM software to efficiently and accurately transform computer designs into tooling.
Operates tool room equipment in a safe and efficient manner consistent with company policies and procedures as well as industry standards.
Independently coordinates priorities and details of work to be performed with supervisor and the Manufacturing and Engineering departments.
Utilizes ERP system to obtain information for performing job duties and to provide feedback on work performed.
Provides input into design reviews for new tooling and repair or enhancement of existing tooling.
Investigates and recommends processes or designs for repairing or enhancing tooling.
Provides input into tool room equipment upgrades, additions, and deletions.
Available to work on weekends, holidays or off hours to support business needs
All other duties as assigned either written or verbal.
Education and Experience Requirements
- Associate's (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, a journeyman level Tool & Die Maker with 10 years experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills and Abilities
A high degree of mechanical and technical skill and a comprehensive knowledge of tooling and injection molding processes is required.
May perform a variety or operations at a high skill or a wide variety of operations at a moderate skill.
Familiar with injection molding design and fabrication technology.
Ability to work from blueprints, CAD models, diagrams or samples to very close tolerances.e
Must be able to successfully use inspection devices (i.e. microscopes, calipers, gauge pins, optical comparator, etc.)
Must possess good interpersonal communication skills to interface with engineers, manufacturing personnel and other Mold Makers.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 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 calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Proficient in use and navigation of Windows operating system and computer aided manufacturing programs in a networked environment. Functional understanding of Outlook E-mail, Excel and Word.
Proficient in use of one or more of these software tools (i.e. AutoCAD, Solid Works, Solid Edge, Pro-E, MasterCam, Gibbs, etc.) is required.
Upon completion of training, employee must be able to successfully navigate through VoxWare (i.e. ERP System)
Uses intuition and experience to complement data
Generates creative solutions
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
Completes projects on time and budget
Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills
Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things
Listens and gets clarification
Exhibits confidence in self and others
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Conserves organizational resources
Adapts strategy to changing conditions
Prioritizes and plans work activities
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Strives to increase productivity
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, frequently required to sit, occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The ability to read and interpret details on a computer screen, drawing, or a physical part often in multiple colors is required. Must be able to work in a manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles, occasionally exposed to wet/and or humid conditions, high, precarious places, vibration and where the byproducts of machining of metal components, and plastic injection parts exists (i.e. coolants, plastic dust, noise up to 80 db, etc.). The majority of work time will be at a CAM work station or operating tool room equipment.
Office environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Model Maker Intern
Job Description: Job Title:
Industrial Design Model Maker Internship Working Title: Model Maker - Intern Job Code: xxxxxx Currently pursuing a degree in industrial design, product development, or prototype and design? Bose is a company built on disruptive innovation—having the courage to challenge the status quo, an unwavering commitment to our customers, and the fundamental belief that anything is possible.
We never settle; we have a passion for discovering better ways to help people enjoy the things they love. We obsess over every detail. We need people like you, people with better solutions.
If you join us, you’ll find the opportunity to do your best work and the freedom to enjoy it. Here at Bose, every employee has the opportunity to build their own success and contribute to ours. It’s an atmosphere of trust, collaboration, high expectations, and great reward.
Our Industrial Design Model Shop is a fast-paced environment seeking to astonish our customers at the highest level. This team is seeking a creative, passionate, out-of-the-box thinker that thrives on exploring new possibilities but also obsesses over the details that matter most to our customers. We are a close, tight-knit group of master craftsmen who work and support all divisions of the company, including Research, Headphones, Speakers, Professional Audio, Health and Wellness, and Automotive Systems.
Responsibilities Interface with Industrial Design team to understand assembly and the feasibility of the product’s design Work with CAD Models and sketches, as well as verbal and written instructions, to construct and execute precise prototypes and models Execute 3 Axis CNC programming, setup, fixturing and operation Qualifications and General Skills Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in college Relevant majors: industrial design, product development, prototype and design Proficient in CAD geometry manipulation and creation using latest version of MasterCAM and Solidworks Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Word Understanding and experience using a variety of materials such as 3D printed resins, wood, metal, plastics, urethane board, and similar materials and their characteristics Use of common Model Shop equipment such as 3D printers, laser/vinyl cutters, saws, milling machines, lathes, routers, jointers, drill press, sanders and hand tools Skilled in finishing, color matching, spray painting, application of graphics and assembly of looks-like product models Works collaboratively and professionally with colleagues to achieve project goals Available 32-40 hours a week Transportation to/from our Design Center in our Framingham, MA location Bose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the EEO is the Law Poster (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf); and (2) its Supplements (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm). Please note, the company's pay transparency is available at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf.
Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to Wellbeing@bose.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Position: Boilermaker Plant/Location: St. Gabriel
Reports To: Assembly Foreman
Under the direction of the Assembly Shop Foreman, the mechanic assembles bundles and components used in shell and tube heat exchangers, dismantles old exchangers and /or bundles for retubing and/or repair, and test bundles and exchangers to determine suitability for use.
Plans layout of baffles.
Cuts baffles using proper equipment.
Assembles tie rods and spacers on the bundle skeleton.
Hangs the stationary tube sheets, poke tubes into baffle assembly.
Rolls tubes placed into tube sheets and baffles.
Install bundle into shell if required.
Performs hydrostatic testing of assembled units.
Loads completed units onto flatbed trucks.
Makes tube hole ID records, hydro test results and dimensional records of exchangers.
Performs assigned tasks in a safe manner, avoiding all unsafe practices.
Performs internal quality control by applying acceptable boilermaker standards.
Sets up and performs jobs based on shop practices and procedures.
Other duties as assigned. (See attachment IV)
Knowledge- H.S. diploma or equivalent; or equivalent experience, knowledge of fad shop practices.
Skills- Read and write English language, able to read and interpret drawings, accurately read and interpret measuring devises.
Required Tools- 12" adjustable wrench, 10-20 oz. ball pein hammer, 12" or 14" pipe wrench, set of hex key wrenches, 10 or 12 foot steel tape, adequate tool box.
Optional Tools- Vise-grip pliers, layout tools.
Working Conditions- Heat, noisy, dusty, dirty, cold, chemical exposures, pinching hazards, stand for periods of time, able to bend, push/pull, twist, squat, crawl, lift & climb, requires 50 lb. lifting ability, and exposed to normal shop hazards.
We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Manufacturing digital flexographic printing plates for the packaging product lines.
Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Follow production expectations and help to settle any deadline conflicts.
Review job ticket instructions to determine customer requirements.
Operation of Flexo plate exposure unit, processor, drying and light/finishing units, digital imager video drill, and solvent distillation units.
Follow film-filing procedures.
When handing off jobs to co-workers/next shift, clearly communicate any information for them to complete the job.
Operate with safe work habits strictly following all EH&S rules.
Perform preventive maintenance on equipment at proper intervals.
Participate in the problem-solving process, and give positive feedback towards any improvement ideas.
Keep department organized and clean.
Assist in any additional responsibilities, as directed by management.
Working knowledge of computers.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to learn new tasks quickly.
Educational & Experience Minimum Requirements
High school graduate or equivalent
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
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