Posted on: November 12, 2021
Summary Plans and performs a variety of machine operations
utilizing numerical control machining centers to cut, shape, or
form metal workpieces to specifications by performing the following
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Interprets complicated drawings, program sheets, instructions, and
process sheets to determine work to be done.
Performs diversified operations on numerical control machining
Performs a variety of milling, drilling, boring, or related
operations to close and interrelated tolerances.
Reviews setup sheet and specifications to determine machining
sequence and dimensions of finished workpiece.
Attaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures workpiece
in fixture according to setup instructions.
Selects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle or
Loads control media, such as disk, tape, or punch card, in machine
control console or enters commands to retrieve preprogrammed
machine instructions from database.
Manipulates controls and enters commands to index cutting tool to
specified set point and to start machine.
Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions,
such as worn or damaged cutting tools.
Changes cutting tools and location of workpiece during machining
process as specified in setup instructions.
Performs a variety of inspection and gaging operations to insure
maintenance of quality standards and specifications.
Measures workpiece for conformance to specifications.
Notifies supervisor of discrepancies.
Utilizes override control to correct conditions that are out of
tolerance or operating unusually.
Adjusts machine feed and speed and changes cutters to machine parts
according to specifications when automatic programming is faulty or
Machines materials other than metal, such as composites, plastic,
Cleans machine, tooling, and parts.
Performs machine maintenance
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate
the following competencies :
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects
and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement
data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and
information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies
design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely
manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops
alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving
situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional
Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects;
Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and
budget; Manages project team activities.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues
training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously
build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits
objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes
feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts
success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group
commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality;
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and
implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue
; Conserves organizational resources.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires
the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes
administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's
goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities;
Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound
and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for
decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process;
Makes timely decisions.
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates
persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard
of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses
time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and
objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks;
Develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts
well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration
regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for
own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to
improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve
performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely
manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures;
Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports
potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages
competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the
situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time;
Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at
meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management
direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments;
Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.;
Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an
Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development
activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes
iativeindependent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes
advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets
challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for
improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents
ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must
be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or
technical school; or six months to one year related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small
group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and
interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed
but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with
problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized
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.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly
required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or
hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and
arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and sit. The
employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds,
frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift
and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard
to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national
origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital
status, military status, genetic information, or any other status
protected by applicable laws or regulations.
GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm
specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple
industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are
extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is
in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right
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