3rd Shift Machining Operator in Brewer, Maine Location

Department:          Manufacturing

Reports To:           Production Manager

SUMMARY

Sets up and operates numerical control equipment to machine components to specifications by performing the following duties. Satisfy SA’s Quality goals and objectives in completion of activities or duties (reference Somic America Quality Manual and Quality Policy).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Safety

Maintain and provide a safe work area and work in a safe manner.

Report any unsafe conditions to Team Leader immediately.

Quality

Complete Hourly checks using In Process Check Sheets and Gaging to ensure parts meet Quality Specifications

Notifies Team Leader of any suspect material and helps to contain material line side.

Changeovers

Complete Changeovers using the Changeover Procedure.

Attaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures work piece in fixture according to changeover instructions.

Fill in Change over checklist to ensure all changeover steps are complete.

Operation

Utilize AIM to transact material at final step of process.

Completes Standardized work in accordance to Work Instructions.

Removes material from boxes and places in fixture or on conveyor.

Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions such as worn or damaged cutting tools.

Manipulates controls and enters commands to index cutting tool to specified set point and to start machine. Offsets tool, as required.

Measures and inspects parts for conformance to specifications/hourly checks, using in process sheets and gaging.

Notify Team Leader or Production Manager of any abnormal or unusual condition.

Assembles cutting tools in tool holders and positions tool holders in machine spindles as specified or inserts cutting tools in specified machine magazines.

Changes cutting tools and location of work piece during machining process as specified in setup instructions.

Complete line PM’s (planned maintenance) as assigned.

Submit kaizen suggestions for improvements.

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 essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School diploma or general education degree (GED).

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Have the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs and Statistical Process Control (SPC) charts.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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 eight (8) or more hours a day; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include:

Close vision, requires 20/40 near vision, can be with correction;

Distance vision, requires 20/40 far vision, can be with correction;

Color vision, requires red/green, blue/violet and silver/gold discrimination;

Depth perception, accurate depth perception required;

Peripheral vision; minimum 160 degrees; and

Able to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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