- Observe machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting machines as necessary.
- Set up and operate machines, such as lathes, cutters, shears, borers, millers, grinders, presses, drills, and auxiliary machines, to make metallic and plastic workpieces.
- Inspect workpieces for defects, and measure workpieces to determine accuracy of machine operation, using rules, templates, or other measuring instruments.
- Read mechanical drawings or job orders to determine product specifications and tooling instructions and to plan operational sequences.
- Start machines and turn hand wheels or valves to engage feeding, cooling, and lubricating mechanisms.
- Select, install, and adjust alignment of drills, cutters, dies, guides, and holding devices, using templates, measuring instruments, and hand tools.
- Move controls or mount gears, cams, or templates in machines to set feed rates and cutting speeds, depths, and angles.
- Perform minor machine maintenance, such as oiling or cleaning machines, dies, or workpieces, or adding coolant to machine reservoirs
- Change worn machine accessories, such as cutting tools and brushes, using hand tools.
- Record operational data such as pressure readings, lengths of strokes, feed rates, and speeds.
- Remove burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from workpieces, using files, hand grinders, wire brushes, or power tools.
- Select the proper coolants and lubricants and start their flow.
- Other relevant duties as assigned.
Your perspectivePhysical/Mental Abilities:
- Must have the physical and mental abilities needed to perform all essential tasks listed; reasonable accommodations may be made to help the job holder perform essential tasks.
- Must be able to work and respond well under sometimes stressful and demanding work conditions.
- Ability to lift 25 – 50 lbs.
We very much hope that you are interested in the vacancy and we look forward to receiving your completed application.Nancy Bordick,