Produces machined parts by interpreting and modifying programs, setting up and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.
Scope: Operate CNC (computer controlled) equipment to machine work pieces to blue print instructions and operations router.
Special Skills/Training: Employee must have thorough knowledge of blue print reading, precision measurement, and using micrometers. Machine specific training is required, with a supervised training period at the machine commensurate with the individual’s skill level as determined jointly with the Cell Manager.
Physical Requirements: Standing for extended periods of time, lifting to 25 lbs., frequent bending and stooping.
Responsibilities: The CNC operator is expected to be capable of independent work, preparing the machine, executing the program instructions, verifying the program’s conformance to the blue print. The operator is also responsible for routine maintenance and housekeeping of the work area.