FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Reports to: General Manager
Sets up and operates variety of milling machines to mill flat or curved surfaces on metal work pieces such as machine, tool, or die parts by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Studies blueprints or layout on workpiece to determine sequence of operations and finished dimensions of workpiece.
Lifts and positions workpiece on machine table and secures it.
Selects feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut, and milling cutter.
Mounts milling cutter in spindle, and positions cutter and workpiece in relation to each other.
Verifies alignment of workpiece.
Turns handwheel to feed workpiece to cutter or vice versa.
Turns valve handle to start flow of coolant or lubricant on work area, starts machine, and engages automatic feed.
Computes indexing ratios and sets up and operates dividing head to index workpiece for such operations as milling helical cuts.
Mounts different tool in place of cutter and performs other operations such as drilling and boring.
Sets up and operates attachments such as pantograph mechanism to duplicate contours from models or profiles from templates, or universal head to mill at angles.
Mills nonmetallic materials.
In addition, other related duties of similar or lesser classifications as conditions demand.
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.
Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Manufacturing software and Machining software.
Certificates and Licenses:
No certifications needed
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 work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat (non-weather) and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision.
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