CNC Machinist

  • Competitive
  • United States Louisiana Baton Rouge
  • Contract
  • Manufacturing
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Setup, adjust and operate machine tools in order to perform precision machining operations while holding close tolerance dimensions with minimal assistance.
  • Machine prototype parts with minimal assistance
  • Read, interpret and work from complex engineering blueprints – both metric and imperial standards. Understanding of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing).
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics (geometry, trigonometry) and part drawings standards.
  • Use measuring gauges including, micrometers, calipers, height gauge, depth gauge, bore gauges, etc. to inspect manufactured parts in order to ensure adherence to drawing tolerances.
  • Proficiency in reading CNC programs (G & M code). Some shop floor programming required.
  • Accurately diagnose tool wear by visual inspection or listening to process. Make required tool adjustments / changes.
  • Ensure adherence to routed hours and target efficiencies for production for maximum utilization.
  • Provide feedback on equipment, tooling, fixtures and work holding solutions to reduce setup times and eliminate scrap/rework. Recommend modifications for improved efficiency in assigned areas.
  • Work closely with Production supervisors, Quality and Maintenance personnel to proactively prevent problems with machining cells and tooling/fixtures, and to identify ways to improve efficiency, cost and safety.
  • Minimum qualifications: 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.
Technical or Functional Knowledge
  • Manual and CNC Machine Set Up:
    • Set up and indicate jaws.
    • Select the insert for each application.
    • Adjust offsets for tools and to avoid crashing machine.
    • Interpret program coordinates and how they relate to the zero location of the jaws.
    • Select a program from the directory and download to machine.
  • Identifies Errors.
  • Preset tools check for tool wear, breakage and/or tool life monitoring system.
  • Must have the following knowledge:
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Ability to perform these operations using English and Metric units of measure as well as converting between the two.
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write short correspondence. 
    • Ability to read and comprehend material data sheets.
    • Ability to follow ISO-9001 work instructions and comply with ISO-4500 Safety Guidelines.
Education and/or Experience
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • 5 years of experience setting up and operating a mix of manual and CNC machines in a fast paced work environment.
  • Working knowledge of oil and gas industry as well as reciprocating compressors.
Language Skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to write short correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization desired.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English.
Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Computer Skills
  • Basic computer skills
Physical Demands
  • 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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, hear, speak, view processes and surrounding environment, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Work Schedule
  • Employee must be willing to work overtime when needed in relation to work loads and or customer’s needs. This could include 12 hour days as well as weekend work.

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