CNC Vertical Turret Lathe Machinist

Main Job Duties

Setup and operate CNC Vertical Turret Lathe to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the following duties. Apply Now

Key Objectives

  • Setup and operate VTLs – Utilize knowledge of working properties and machining processes for a wide variety of materials such as stainless steel, Monel, Hastalloy, other nickel alloys, cast iron, carbon steel, bronze, aluminum, plastics, etc.
  • Manufacture components within the allotted time estimates provided on job travelers.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with products and service.
  • Make process recommendations for improved efficiency and works with the CNC Programmer to optimize processes, programs and cutting tools.
  • Take a proactive approach to continuous improvement including productivity, quality, safety, environmental and ergonomics.
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Essential Job Functions

  • Setup, and operate VTLs with minimal supervision.
  • Must have Proficient Knowledge of G Code with the ability to perform manual CNC program edits as required to complete job work scope.
  • Read and interpret customer drawings with an understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances per ANSI Y-14.5.
  • Inspect work produced (1st piece and in-process inspection) using precision measuring equipment including: micrometers, bore gauges, dial calipers, or other measuring instruments to verify conformance to specifications. Maintain tolerances as close as 0.002” over 55” diameter.
  • Where required, document inspection results on supplied IDS Sheets and/or Inspection Prints.
  • Keep equipment (machine, gauging, tooling, etc) clean and well maintained and maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Follow preventative maintenance procedures on equipment as prescribed by the supervisor and report operating difficulties of equipment.
  • Document daily activities to assure performance in accordance with job standards.
  • Work effectively with peers and management in a team-oriented environment, assisting/training other employees as required.
  • Willing to work overtime when needed to satisfy customer requirements.
  • Employee may be required to operate forklifts and have the ability to safely rig and handle products up to 4 tons.
  • Must be able to stand, twist, bend, and repeatedly lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to use hands and vision to complete coordinated actions.
  • Work practices to be in accordance with Company Policies including, but not limited to attendance, confidentiality, safety and substance abuse.
  • The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job related tasks as required, subject to applicable state and federal law.
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Additional Qualifications

The following skills and qualifications are a plus but are not required for this position.
  • Mastercam Programming experience.
  • Ability to setup & operate Horizontal Boring Mills, and/or Horizontal/Vertical Machine Centers.
  • Experience working in an ISO-9001 or AS9100 Quality Environment.
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Kevin H.

Global Commodity Manager