Instrument Maker Apprentice Job Description Sample
Facilitate the design constructions of prototypes of devices and system for the ongoing research.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Oversee the manufacturing of outsourced parts. Advise the group researchers about construction of prototypes.
Maintain a prototype workshop. Will work independently on constructing prototypes of medical catheters guided by the needs of the research group. The candidate will also participate in the development of other devices by advising the researchers on engineering matters, participating in the design, managing and construction of prototypes. The candidate will work with design engineers to improve designs and construction methods.
Education and Experience:
Required: Requires high school diploma/GED, and previous experience in assembly desirable.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in biomedical, biomechanical or mechanical engineering
Classified Title: Instrument Maker
Working Title: Instrument Maker
Starting Salary Range: $38,443-$52,870 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002805-SOM DOM Cardiology
Personnel area: School of Medicine
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at email@example.com. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing.
Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
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Instrument Electrical Apprentice - Michigan Operations (Miops)
The Dow Chemical Company has job opportunities for Instrument ElectricalApprentices located inMidland, MI. Instrument Electrical Technicians install, maintain and repair the measuring and control instruments used in industrial processing. They work with a wide variety of pneumatic, electronic and microcomputer instruments used to measure and control variables such as pressure, flow, temperature, level, motion, force, and chemical composition to support the process plants.
Apprentices will participate in a 3-4 year company-paid program and will report to an Apprenticeship Program Technical Leader / Trainer who will support the Apprentice throughout the apprenticeship program. Through a combination of technical learning at a community college and on-the-job training at our chemical plants, Apprentices will acquire comprehensive expert knowledge and experience in the Instrument field.
During the program, Apprentices will be offered paid tuition, wages and some benefits. Upon successful completion of the program, Apprentices will have earned an Associate’s Degree. Apprentices who successfully complete the program will also be highly considered for a job within the company.
Individuals selected to fill an available Apprentice opening will be required to sign an offer letter that will commit them to working for Dow for 2 years following the completion of the program.
The hourly rate of pay for this role is $15.
During the program Apprentices will learn skills around:
Maintaining and repairing all types of instrument systems.
Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and replacing defective components on instrumentation.
Reading electrical, logic, and loop diagrams.
Electronic troubleshooting and repair skills.
Procedure use - this includes field use, review, revision, and development of procedures.
The hire date for these opportunities will be early - late summer.
Tool Maker Apprentice - High Scool Co-Op
Global Development Center (GDC) Tool Maker Apprentice
- High School Co-Op
DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive Orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today's evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.
We are currently seeking a Tool Maker Apprentice
- High School for the Global Development Center in Raynham, MA
The Toolmaker Apprentice will:
Be capable of working with all aspects of manufacturing processes including saws, hand tools, drilling, lathes, milling, surface grinders, and laser marking machine, glass bead machines, heat treating processes, and EDM machines.
Use of applied technical math skills needed to solve shop related problems in both English and Metric system.
Able to use simple measuring equipment and knowledge of complex measuring equipment to inspect, check, and manufacture components in terms of size, surface, and quality.
Able to learn/perform basic programming skills using CAM software to produce G-Code programs for use with CNC machining centers and CNC lathes.
Able to provide detail and develop part geometry as required.
Select cutting tool materials to meet required applications.
Analyze and optimize cutting conditions.
Familiar with all appropriate safety and environmental hazards, and fire emergency procedures as well as maintaining a clean and orderly work area.
Able to learn how to interpret and utilize GD&T mechanical drawings as well as referencing material charts and tables used in manufacturing environments
A qualified applicant should meet the following criteria:
Must be currently enrolled in a technical high school and have some machining experience. Preferred basic CNC programming skills, including G-code programming.
Knowledge of a CAM software system is a plus.
Experience with a CAD software system is preferred.
Understands capabilities and processes associated with Electrical Discharge Machining is a plus. Knowledge of conventional mechanical engineering drawings is a must.
This role may require standing for long periods of time and lifting of up to 50 lbs. Additionally, protective equipment must be worn in certain areas.
This is a high school co-op fixed term assignment with a flexible schedule.
Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
Instrument Mechanic Apprentice - Cavendish Nuclear
The Instrument Mechanic is responsible for the first & second line maintenance of our onsite radiological protection instruments equipment. This involves us having two different teams within our department, a monitor round team & a workshop based team. These two separate teams work under one hierarchy with the same common goal in mind.
The Monitor Round team are a set of Instrument Mechanics that go around the Berkeley site maintaining the instruments in the changing rooms or on plant. Their role is to make sure all of the instrument remain operational if not, they can carry out a first line repair but if that doesn't solve the fault the equipment will get removed from the area it's in and sent up to the workshop team.
The Workshop team are a set of Instrument Mechanics, they carry out second line maintenance & repairs on the equipment that's been removed from plant by the monitor round team along with brand new instrumentation that hasn't been commissioned yet.
As an instrument mechanic apprentice you will assist both of these teams whilst gaining as much knowledge as you can from them in order to develop yourself from a year 1 apprentice onto a fully qualified instrument mechanic by the end of year 4.
An Instrument Mechanic apprentice should have the following knowledge base:
The fundamental electronics principles
The fundamental principles and implications of the nuclear industry
The fundamental radiological principles
All aspects of safety (nuclear, radiological, conventional and environmental)
A high standard of security and behavioural expectations of those working on nuclear sites.
The fundamental principles and implications of radiation hazards.
The fundamental knowledge of Cavendish Nuclear's policies
How Human Performance and Human Factors affect nuclear safety
An Instrument Mechanic apprentice will be able to:
Assist the qualified instrument mechanic in primary & secondary maintenance around the Berkeley site
Carry out primary repairs under the guidance of a qualified instrument mechanic
Carry out maintenance under the guidance of a qualified instrument mechanic
Work safely in a nuclear environment under a Safe System of Work (SSOW)
Work safely in a nuclear environment whilst abiding to the Cavendish Nuclear & Site Risk Assessments
Repair & test IPM detectors whilst in the workshop
Repair & test MHV & PET leads whilst in the workshop
An Instrument Mechanic apprentice will be able to demonstrate the following behaviours:
Safety: Safety is the number one priorities within our company. The apprentice should always demonstrate a strong commitment to personal safety as this in a key factor within our company and in the nuclear industry. They should actively challenge unsafe practices through their work place.
Integrity: Integrity is key to any successful company and we pride our department on this behaviour. The apprentice should ensure they are open and honest with their colleagues in the working environment as well as promoting the highest standards of professional conduct, ethics and integrity
Quality: They should follow rules, procedures and principles to ensure work completed is fit for purpose and they should pay attention to detail as well as carrying out an appropriate risk assessment and error checks throughout work activities
Responsibility: They should take responsibility for completing tasks and procedures, correctly and safely in our workplace.
Team Working: They should work safely and effectively with their colleague within the department in order to make a great working environment
Communication: They should always demonstrate effective and appropriate communication, using oral, written and electronic methods; working effectively with others.
Five GCSE's (or equivalent) at grade C (9-5) or above, which must include Maths, English and a Science subject, together with a real interest in technical matters.
Tool And Die Maker - 2Nd Shift
Schneider Electric™creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: https://youtu.be/NlLJMv1Y7Hk.
Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.
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.
Let us learn about you! Apply today.
You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.
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.
Apprentice Die Maker
Sko-Die Inc, is seeking a motivated Apprentice Die Maker to add to our team in Morton Grove, IL.
The apprentice learns the skills of a Die Maker through on-the-job training and participation in a company sponsored training program through an outside training institution. Under the supervision of the Tool Room Supervisor and experienced Die Makers the Apprentice Die Maker analyzes a variety of specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate or repair cutting tools, fixtures, gauges and hand tools.
Learns industrial mathematics, print reading, and machining theory related to the trade at either the Tooling & Manufacturing Association or an outside Educational Institution. Learns basic and advanced theory related to the trade.
Under the guidance and supervision of an experienced Die Maker, learns skills related to the trade according to the company job schedule.
Learns basics of safety, sawing, drilling, filing, materials, and machine speeds and feeds.
Learns safe operation of, receives practical experience on, and specifies materials for: lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, borers, grinders, honing machines, cylindrical grinders, EDM machines.
Receives practical experience in inspecting. Receives practical experience in the basics of the trade.
Inputs labor into the data collection terminal.
Perform daily and weekly tasks PM checks, maintaining coolant levels, general housekeeping of work area and ensuring all safety devices are operational.
(May) drive a forklift truck.
Requires a High school diploma with a minimum of 3 years of trade school commitment while serving as an apprentice. (3 years preferable in a metal working or shop environment.) Must pass the Tooling & Manufacturing Association Entrance Exam before acceptance into the trade school.
A valid Illinois State driver's license.
Near acuity and accommodation are required for reading machine dial gauges, blueprints, and precision measuring instruments used in the inspection of parts.
Ability to read and understand machine controls and computer screens.
Ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose changes in order to take appropriate action.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands: the employee is subject to:
High noise levels from operating machines.
Physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts.
Breathing fumes, dust and mist.
Skin exposure to oils and cutting fluid.
Required to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
Required to exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
Required to exert 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or
Required to exert up to 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
Interested in joining the team? Apply Today!
Family owned and operated since 1947, Sko-Die is an outsource manufacturing specialist. We specialize in custom metal stampings, tooling, and assemblies for our loyal customers. Located just north of Chicago, our products are used in a variety of industries and applications where we excel in providing manufacturing results at all phases of the product life cycle.
Mold Maker Apprentice
Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means joining one of the world's largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. Stanley Black & Decker is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth.
Global Tools and Storage (GTS) located in Mission, TX is looking for a Mold Maker Apprentice who will plan to prepare molds for production and assist in assembly of new plastic injection molds as well as of dis-assembly. Performs basic preventive maintenance. Checks part & mold drawings to ensure that the mold is set-up for the planned part number. Communicate all tooling related issues to team. Will be expected to support other areas as needed. This individual will report to the Tool Room Manager.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Prepares molds for production
Repairs and revise molds and secondary tooling
Assembly and disassembly of all components required in mold repair process
Set up and operate tool room equipment, including manual and/or CNC
Maintains a clean and orderly work space
Works with the team to meet delivery dates
Participates in projects at all phases to learn the use of all mold making tools and equipment
Learn various grinding, milling, polishing, assembly and fittings on complex projects.
Work from approved blueprints and under close supervision of the assigned project team leader
Participate in production of injection molds and tooling to meet customer requirements
Verify accuracy and functionality of work at all stages to maximize personal skill-building and ensure total customer satisfaction
Use various measuring devices including micrometers, calipers, optical measuring machine (Optimar), gauges and all inspection equipment
Become trained to use Bridgeport milling machines, CNC milling machines, manual and automatic grinders, polishing machines, including use of polishing stones, surface plates, EDM machines, cranes and lift trucks
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager
GED or High School Diploma or 2 years technical or trade school preferred with an emphasis on mold making
Must have basic computer skills.
Excellent verbal and writing communications skills in English and Spanish
Must be a team player.
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
High attention to detail and self-motivation skills
FOR THOSE WHO MAKE THE WORLD
Stanley Black and Decker Values Aligned with Purpose:
Courage & Innovation
We're Bold to Break the Mold
Bravely innovate without boundaries
Generate and embrace new ideas
Drive cutting-edge digital solutions
Foster creativity for exponential growth
Agility & Performance
We Cut Through Challenges
Simplify to accelerate business results
Anticipate, adapt and lead changes
Focus on the right things and take action
Perform in ways that exceed expectations
Inclusivity & Collaboration
We Join Forces For Sustainability
Respect and leverage all aspects of diversity
Make decisions with an inclusive, global view
Collaborate to amplify customer value
Communicate to drive meaningful outcomes
Integrity & Accountability
We Are Reliable to the Core
Operate with the highest ethical standards
Be who you are, build trusted relationships
Act with transparency and positive intent
Live up to commitments and own the result
Stanley Black & Decker offers its employees a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, disability, 401k, retirement savings, ESPP, vacation, paid holidays, and more! Only those candidates who are currently eligible to work in the US will be considered for the opportunity.
Stanley Black & Decker is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants that apply for Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Tool Maker C
OverviewPerforms machine shop work for the repair and maintenance of dies, molds, and related equipment. Responsibilities- Assembles, disassembles, inspects cleans, repairs, and reassembles tools and dies according to established procedures and utilizing one or more of the following: hand tools, pneumatic tools, grinders, lathes, mills, EDM's, calipers, veneers, and metric rulers. Ensures that the tools and dies meet established written and verbal specifications.
Maintains tooling maintenance records on all tools, dies, and related equipment on forms provided.
Diagnoses die problems by reading and inspecting blueprints and discussing the problems with Metal Stamping, Quality Assurance or Molding personnel as well as Supervisor or Manager.
Provides instruction and guidance to Tool & Die Maker A's and assists in their training (internal or state approved apprenticeship).
Operates and setups various types of machining equipment.
May program EDM machines using ladder logic/PLCs in order to fabricate tools and equipment.
May program CNC Milling machines using various software applications.
Polishes steel mold blocks according to prints in order to establish dimensions.
Utilizes computer viewer to obtain mold dimensions and specifications.
Sets up and operates metal removing machines to fabricate components of tools and / or dies to specified tolerances.
May plan and complete special machine shop or fabrication projects as required.
May meet with representatives of other departments to diagnose, plan and meet their tooling (die and/or mold) needs.
May be assigned additional duties and/or special projects by the Supervisor and/or Manager. Qualifications- Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma or GED, and 5-8 years experience with molds. Two year technical or trade school degree preferred.
General knowledge of molds including: how to assembly and disassemble components of a molds, wiring of a hot runner system and polishing techniques.
Must be able to complete forms and checklists and read and understand work standards, blueprints, and technical drawings.
Knowledge of progressive tool & die making procedures and ability to work within close tolerances, desired.
Ability to fabricate tools and dies, desired.
Advanced mathematical skills (i.e., algebra, trigonometry).
May have to work overtime and may be assigned to other shifts based on company needs. Company OverviewAbout our Company
Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon's office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Short Run Machinist And Tool Maker
General Description of Job:Supports product manufacturing and research and development by constructing and repairing tooling and machining special or short run parts. Tool makers build, design and repair dies, jigs, and tools. A short run machinist will fabricate small quantities of required proto-type, modified or specialty parts as required using many types of mechanical skills. Tool makers must be able to work to close tolerance and apply knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, and layout and machining procedures to produce quality precision parts and tools
Monday through Friday, full-time position with flexible 1st shift hours.
- Read and understand drawings and specifications
- Visualize and sketch shape of die, part, or tools needed to the extent required to process the required work
- Computes dimensions of assembly and plans sequence of operations
- Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, EDM, and grinders, to fabricate parts
- Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of parts or tools, using scrapers, abrasive stones, files, emery cloth, or power grinder
- Set or program heat-treating furnaces as required for proper heat treat operations. This person is responsible for performing proper heat treat processes and obtaining expected results
- Repairs or modifies tools and dies, using machine tools and hand tools
- Designs simple tools, jigs, fixtures, and templates for use as work aids
- Organize supply needs and documentation needed for tooling maintenance and duplication of prior work
- Sets up and verify production operations for production personnel when required
- Operates power press and machines to test completed dies or tooling. Analyze tooling problems and make necessary corrections
- Inspects tooling for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects by touch or visually, using loupe, comparator, microscope or other measuring equipment
- Work as a team with the machine shop, engineering, production and other departments
- Inspect for quality in all aspects of different jobs
- Clean work areas
- Other duties as needed
- Detail and precision oriented
- Knowledge of shop math
- Metal and other material fabricating characteristics and processes
- Machine operation and maintenance
- Machining setup, operation of measuring equipment, computers, and conversational CNC programming
- Excellent communication skills
- Quality, safety, and team/independent working
- Willingness to take on new skills and willingness to improve skills and abilities; positive attitude, people skills, and time-management
Clean and climate controlled (air condition and heat)
Safe and casual work environment that no hearing protection is required due to low noise
Safety glasses and hearing protection provided, for required areas
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred but not required
Years of Experience
1-3 years preferred but not required
Additional skills that are helpful but not required:
- Advanced computerized machine programming
- CAD-CAM programming and job setup
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status
Blade Maker C - B & D Crews
We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.
Position Summary and Special Duties
Perform required operation to setup, adjust and operate special purpose blade making equipment. Setups are exacting, requiring careful adjustments of machine elements. Mechanical aptitude a requirement for position
Visually inspect all products to ensure all quality specifications are met and adjust as needed
Use a variety of measuring instruments to inspect and release all products
Troubleshoot all issues and determine best course of action
Make manual adjustments to various grinding and honing wheels
Replace components as needed
Independently perform repairs and scheduled maintenance as needed
Work with Process Mechanics to repair or perform scheduled maintenance as needed
Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition
Run multiple machines during personal and lunch breaks.
Demonstrate stability of performance under pressure
- Be able to move (push, pull, or otherwise manipulate) materials up to 90lb with assistance and 50lb independently
- High School Diploma or GED.
Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
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