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Machinist III

Description:
We are currently seeking an experienced Machinist to fill a role with an international manufacturing company in Chesapeake, VA. This position will require setting up, adjusting and operating machine tools in order to perform precision machining operations while holding close tolerance dimensions with minimal assistance. Interested candidates should have a exposure to technologies such as 4/5 Axis machining, 5-Sided machining, Bar-fed turning, and/or multitasking machines as as well as expertise in reading and interpreting complex drawings and blueprints in both imperial and metric standards.

Responsibilities of the Machinist III
Set up, adjust and operate machine tools in order to perform precision machining operations while holding close tolerance dimensions with minimal assistance.
Read and interpret blueprints in both imperial and metric standards.
Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics (geometry, trigonometry) and part drawings.
Test cut / dry run CNC programs prior to production runs.
Follow Process Sheets, Process Maps, Standard Operating Procedures and Poka-Yoke systems implemented by the Manufacturing Engineering and Shop management to generate predetermined production volumes, while ensuring best quality and lead times.
Ensure adherence to routed hours and target efficiencies for production.
Provide feedback on equipment, tooling, jigs, fixtures, and work holding solutions to reduce setup times and eliminate rework and recommend any modifications for improved efficiency in assigned areas.
Work closely with Machine shop supervisors, quality assurance and maintenance personnel to proactively prevent problems with machining cells and tooling/fixtures as well as provide ways to improve efficiency, cost, layout and safety.
Machine prototype parts on request.
Ensure all manufacturing safety and regulatory policies and procedures are implemented and maintained at all times.
Actively champion and maintain a culture of 5S (Sort, Set and Order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain) in the machine shop.
Provide training for other operators when required.
Be an active resource in time studies to analyze processes and validate recommended process changes.


Requirements
15 years of experience operating a mix of manual, semi-automatic, and CNC machine tools in a fast paced work environment including:
At least 5 years of manual machining experience.
At least 10 years of CNC machining experience.
At least 5 years of experience in high volume – low mix production.
At least 5 years of experience in low volume – high mix production
At least 2 years of experience in multi-pallet machines, pallet controller systems, 4+Axis/5-Sided machining, or bar-fed lathes desired but not essential.
Expertise and experience in using common measuring instruments (micrometers, calipers, height/depth/bore gauges,) and tool presetters.
Expertise in reading and interpreting complex drawings and blueprints in both imperial and metric standards.
Expertise in calculating dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics (geometry, trigonometry) and part drawings/standards.
Expertise and experience in measuring perpendicularity, parallelism, concentricity and run out in micron or sub-micron level resolutions on manufactured components.
Proficiency in reading CNC programs, and ability to edit programs in order to make corrections and/or improve efficiency.
Proficiency in setup, operation and basic maintenance of multi-axis CNC lathes; mills – horizontal and vertical - including multipallet machining centers; grinders; boring machines; broaches; Gear generation and testing equipment.
Proficiency in setup, operation and basic maintenance of Manual lathes, mills, grinders, tool grinders, drills, broaches, shears, gear hobber, band saw.
Experience with technologies such as 4/5 Axis machining, 5-Sided machining, Bar-fed turning and/or multitasking machines.
Ability to set up, adjust and operate all machine tools in order to perform precision machining operations while holding very close tolerances, and with minimal assistance.
Good understanding of Tooling/Jig and Fixture design for machining operations.
Ability to read and understand complex Engineering drawings/Blueprints.
Excellent grasp of mathematics (including geometry and trigonometry), and good understanding of mechanical systems.
Proven competency in calculating complex dimensions and tight tolerances.
Good understanding of Metallurgy.
Complete understanding of common gauges and measuring instruments (gauge blocks, micrometers, calipers, height gauge, depth gauge, bore gauges, Mahr gages, etc.).
Experience in accurately diagnosing tool wear by visual inspection or by listening to the process, and in making necessary adjustments to control the process.
Basic understanding of DNC control for CNC programs and Machine monitoring systems desired but not essential.
Ability to setup and operate multiple CNC machine tools simultaneously (for proven processes).
Commitment to Lean production values such as Pull processing, Perfect first-time quality, Single piece flow, Waste minimization, Continuous improvement and Visual Control.
Good initiative, work ethics and ability to work individually and in team settings.
Strong personal ethics.
Excellent conflict resolution skills.
Strong communication skills.
 
Job Location: Chesapeake, VA
Input Date: 01/30/2020
Last Updated: 02/12/2020
Firm Name: VELOCITY CONSULTING SOLUTIONS
Attention: Andrew Bondy
Address: 20306 15TH AVE NE STE A
City, State: SHORELINE, WA 98155
Phone: 206/812-1061
Email: abondy@velocity-cs.com
Website: www.velocity-cs.com

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