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Machine Operator (Sumter, SC) in Sumter, SC at Kaydon

Date Posted: 5/27/2018

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Job Function

The primary function of this position is the efficient set-up, operation and troubleshooting of CNC machining centers ensuring the proper machining techniques are followed and acceptable levels of quality and productivity are met within established parameters in a safe and effective manner.

 

Duties and Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

  • Starts up and shut down a variety of machine(s) following established company procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Sets up and operates numerically controlled (NC, CNC, PLC and other manual machines) lathes (horizontal & vertical) performing machining operations including: turning, boring and facing castings and forgings.  Selects and installs tooling into tool posts, turrets or indexing heads.
  • Mounts work piece in chuck, or faceplate, manually or using hoist or cranes.
  • Performs machining operations on a variety of parts at times with high levels of complexity, ensuring machining operations are performed within established parameters, minimizing scrap and rework with acceptable levels of output.
  • Reads and interprets a variety of engineering and quality specifications.
  • Applies practical and working knowledge of machines to make the necessary adjustments (turning dials, switches, and assigned offset/program controls) to override machine control and correct machine performance.
  • Responsible for all inspections ensuring conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments.  May also perform inspections for other operators if required.
  • Observes numerical displays on control panel and compares with data on process sheet to verify dimensional adjustments, feed rates and speed of machining cuts. 
  • Performs continuous improvement (lean) activities as may be assigned or required.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment including identification of unsafe conditions.  Steel toed shoes and ANSI approved safety glasses with side shields must be worn at all times.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as scheduled and/or required.

Requirement/Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED equivalent is required.  Technical degree in manufacturing technology preferred.  One (1) to three (3) years machining experience in precision manufacturing environment.  Solid understanding and ability to use shop math and precision (micrometers, precision dial gauges, etc.) measuring instruments.  A thorough knowledge of CNC machine operation, tool off setting and basic machine code is strongly preferred. Must be able to read, write, understand technical documentation, computer literate, read process drawing (blueprints), and engineering specification. 

Kaydon is an E/O/E 

Kaydon/SKF is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Kaydon/SKF is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/PayTransparencyNondiscrimination.html

The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

Kaydon/SKF is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to jlynch@kaydon.com or call 734-680-2002 to let us know the nature of your request.

Job Requirements

Requirement/Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED equivalent is required.  Technical degree in manufacturing technology preferred.  One (1) to three (3) years machining experience in precision manufacturing environment.  Solid understanding and ability to use shop math and precision (micrometers, precision dial gauges, etc.) measuring instruments.  A thorough knowledge of CNC machine operation, tool off setting and basic machine code is strongly preferred. Must be able to read, write, understand technical documentation, computer literate, read process drawing (blueprints), and engineering specification. 

Kaydon is an E/O/E 

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