CNC Boring Bar Setup

Germantown, WI 53022

Post Date: 02/27/2018 Job ID: 483305 Industry: Trades/Skilled

This company is looking for a CNC Boring Bar setup operator.  Our customer is employee owned and managed (ESOP) and offers excellent benefits. This company has developed a superior reputation for designing and producing custom built automation systems and takes pride in their design, quality, and service capabilities. This company provides service to the following industries:  Automotive, Appliance, Electrical, Agricultural and Heavy Equipment, Mass Transit/Rail, and Metal Furniture and Tool Storage.


Responsibilities/Duties for CNC Boring Bar:

          Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and Vanier calipers.

          Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.

          Measure completed parts in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.

          Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations.

          Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.

          Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.

          Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products, and determine product dimensions and tolerances.

          Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.

          Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock in order to display placement of cuts.

          Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.

          Check work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated and cooled.

          Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

          Position and fasten work pieces.

          Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.

          Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment in order to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.

          Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.

          Set controls to regulate machining, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.

          Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel in order to exchange technical information.

          Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics.

          Confer with numerical control programmers in order to check and ensure that new programs or machinery will function properly, and that output will meet specifications.

          Evaluate experimental procedures, and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.   


Requirements for CNC Boring Bar:

          High School graduate; additional schooling a plus

          5+ years experience in a precision shop environment

          Demonstrated abilities to work independently; accuracy a must

          Solid print reading skills

          Machine setup, perform edits, change feeds/speeds

          Programming a plus but not necessary

          1st or 2nd shift

          Up to $24/hr. based on experience

          Full benefits


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