General Machinist

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Company Name Absolute Industrial Automation
Location Windsor, Canada
Date Posted April 25, 2017
Category Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Engineering
Job Type Full-Time


Responsibilities & Duties
•Read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, charts and tables or study sample parts to determine machining operation to be performed, and plan best sequence of operations Work Standard- Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
•Lays out hole locations and drills and taps holes on parts for assembly.
•Compute dimensions and tolerances and measure and lay out work pieces
•Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
•Verify dimensions of products for accuracy and conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments
•Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions
•Troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
•Report deviations from specifications and tolerances to supervisor
•Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
•Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
•May set up and program machine tools for use by machining tool operators.
•Verify dimensions of machined parts or tooling using micrometers, verniers, callipers, height gauges, optical comparators, co-ordinate measuring machines (CMM) or other specialized measuring instruments
•Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
•WORK AREA: Physically demanding, standing for extended periods of time, noisy

Academic & Trades Qualifications
•Completion of secondary school
•Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training

Work Experience & Skills
•3 years to less than 5 years
•Tool & Die Ticket
•Several years of experience as a machinist, tool and die maker or machining tool operator may be required for machining and tooling inspectors
•Completion of a four year apprenticeship program or a combination of over four years and some college or industry courses in machining is usually required to be eligible for trade certification
•Conceptual skills, process improvement, verbal communication, functional and technical skills, controls and instrumentation, supply management, tooling, coordination, inventory control, attention to detail, judgement

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