CNC Machine Operators

at Accurus Aerospace in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Essential Functions To accomplish this job, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Sets up and operates automated CNC Vertical and horizontal machines
  • Accurately locates/identifies the X, Y, Z axis on Vertical and Horizontal machines
  • Accurately uses indicators to check for straightness and flatness of fixturing and tooling
  • Performs daily point checks on assigned machines and reports concerns to supervisor; may initiate maintenance requests if appropriate
  • Meets departmental/company goals and objectives promptly (i.e.: efficiencies, scrap control, time motion and setup time reductions)
  • Accurately interprets product blueprints, drawings, sketches, set up sheets and other work instructions
  • Uses scales, calipers, micrometers, and height gauges to determine that the part is being machined to the proper specifications
  • Removes and replaces dull cutting tools; following designated safety protocol and instructions
  • Mounts, installs, aligns, and secures tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments
  • Listens to machines during operation to detect irregular sounds (i.e. dull cutting tools or excessive vibration); adjusts machines to compensate for problems and notifies lead or supervisory personnel as appropriate
  • Adjusts machine feed and speed, changes cutting tools, or adjusts machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction
  • Stops machines to remove finished workpieces or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement according to required machining sequences
  • Lifts workpieces to machines manually or with hoists or cranes
  • Enters control instructions into machine control units to start operation
  • Monitors and adjusts/controls coolant systems as needed
  • Transfers commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links
  • Sets up future jobs, performs inspections or part checks, cleans work area, or performs other duties while machines are operating
  • May assist in training new operators
  • May deburr machined parts as required for work in process
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures; consistently utilizes all required personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Communicates verbally (English) and follows verbal and written instructions
  • Performs other tasks and/or assignments as required
  • Regular attendance on-site at the workplace is required

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • A minimum of two (2) years experience in a manufacturing role utilizing CNC machines or similar automated equipment is required; relevant apprenticeship or vocational training in a machine shop, manufacturing technology, or similar program may be considered in lieu of or in combination with paid work experience
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Job Posting: 12950659

Posted On: Jun 04, 2024

Updated On: Jun 11, 2024

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