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Highway Machine Co. Inc.

2nd February 2018

CNC Machinist

MACHINIST EXPECTATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Classification: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Classification and Wage Schedule:  Manufacturing

Reports to: Manufacturing Coordinator

 

Summary/Objectives 

Program and setup of CNC/ Manual Machine Tools used by the company by practicing all safety standards, achieving quality requirements, within prescribed times. An HMC Machinist must demonstrate they are or can become skilled and knowledgeable with the use of communication, organization, to ensure they can prepare and maintain every aspect of their job responsibilities.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Intern Machinist

Essential Functions            

●     Complete the Big Step Forward Training Program

●     Adhere to safety procedures and regulations.

●     Learn Manufacturing and other Job Packet Information.

●     Learn machine setup through written/oral instruction and guidance; from supervisors, coworkers, drawings, and procedures.

●     Learn work orders, blueprints, and production and engineering plans and processes.

●     Learn Programming and how to input it with proper strategies to a particular machine.

●     Learn and understand how to Handle/Move/Transfer materials to staging areas; by fork truck/cranes.

●     Learn how to Install and adjust chucks, fixturing, tool holders/tools, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads, etc.

●     Learn and understand how to document and maintain information required for production and quality logs.

●     Communicate with your supervisor or others on any uncertainty, concern, action, irregularity, or other dynamic.

●     Learn how to properly maintain, store, and care for tooling, equipment, and supplies.

●     Learn what is required to maintain machines and work areas in a safe, orderly, and clean manner.

●     Learn what is required to complete daily, weekly, and other scheduled preventive maintenance functions on machines and equipment.

●     Learn and become familiarized with the general operating functions, purpose, and use of  HMC’s machines and equipment in all Manufacturing Groups.

●      Develop proficiencies in all responsibilities in the Setup OR P&H Departments as follows:

 

Apprentice Machinist

Essential Functions

●     Must have successfully completed all facets of training in the HMC/Equivalent Intern Program and have a Machine Tool Operating Capability consistent with HMC’s minimum expectations for an Apprentice Operator.

●     Must have completed the Big Step Forward Training Program.

●     Learn Manufacturing and other Job Packet Information.

●     Learn machine setup through written/oral instruction and guidance; from supervisors, coworkers, drawings, and procedures.

●     Learn work orders, blueprints, and production and engineering plans and processes.

●     Learn Programming and how to input it with proper strategies to a particular machine.

●     Learn and understand how to Handle/Move/Transfer materials to staging areas; by fork truck/cranes.

●     Learn how to Install and adjust chucks, fixturing, tool holders/tools, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads, etc.

●     Learn and understand how to document and maintain information required for production and quality logs.

●     Communicate with your supervisor or others on any uncertainty, concern, action, irregularity, or other dynamic.

●     Learn how to properly maintain, store, and care for tooling, equipment, and supplies.

●     Learn what is required to maintain machines and work areas in a safe, orderly, and clean manner.

●     Learn what is required to complete daily, weekly, and other scheduled preventive maintenance functions on machines and equipment.

●     Learn and become familiarized with the general operating functions, purpose, and use of  HMC’s machines and equipment in all Manufacturing Groups.

●     Must begin training on one machine in either the Turning and Milling Group or the Gear Cutting Group as and when assigned.

●      Must adhere to all HMC Policies and Procedures.

●      Must be able to handle stress and work well with others.

●      Must successfully complete all applicable Safety training and adhere to all Safety measures.

 

Level C Machinist

Essential Functions

●     Must have completed the Big Step Forward Training Program.

●     Must demonstrate having the experience and skill that enables performance with the expectations and responsibilities required of an HMC Apprentice Machinist and have a Machine Tool Operating Capability consistent with HMC’s minimum expectations for a C Class Operator.

●     Must understand and follow work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters, and interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).

●     Must perform Programming on Machine Tools by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tools, registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs and basic understanding of CAM systems.

●     Must demonstrate being able to maintain specifications, tolerances, and quality requirements when  performing drilling, grooving, and cutting, turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing, measurements, interpreting  malfunctions, troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls, replacing worn tools; sharpening tools, and adhering to quality requirements, procedures, and processes.

●     Must become completely competent in operating one machine in either the Turning and Milling Group or the Gear Cutting Group and begin cross training on at least one other machine in the same Machine Group.

●     Must be capable of performing preventive maintenance requirements, following company and machine manufacturer's instructions guidelines, troubleshooting, and assisting during machine repairs and outages.

●     Must be capable of confirming settings by measuring positions on first-run part and or sample parts, while adhering to standards.

●     Must be capable of completing required information in company production and quality logs.

●     Maintain continuity on irregularities, recommendations,  and other needs among work shifts through the company's prescribed communication methods.

●     Must properly care for, store, and maintain all tooling, fixturing, equipment, and supplies.

●     Must properly maintain and store measuring equipment.

●     Must clean up work area and machine tool during long cuts and whenever possible.

●      Must adhere to all HMC Policies and Procedures.

●      Must be able to handle stress and work well with others.

●      Must successfully complete all applicable Safety training and adhere to all Safety measures.

 

Level B Machinist

Essential Functions

●     Must demonstrate having the experience and skill that enables performance with the expectations and responsibilities required of an HMC B Class Machinist and have a Machine Tool Operating Capability consistent with HMC’s minimum expectations for a B Class Operator.

●     Must meet all expectations and responsibilities of a Level C Machinist.

●     Must become completely competent in operating multiple machines in either the Turning and Milling Group or the Gear Cutting Group.

●     Promote and lead by example with maintaining safe and clean work areas, machines, and equipment.

●     Assist with training and mentoring interns, apprentices, and other machinists.

●     Demonstrate having thorough knowledge and understanding of Programming and how to input and modify if better strategies can be applied.

 

Level A Machinist

Essential Functions

●     Must meet all expectations and responsibilities of a Level B Machinist.

●     Must demonstrate having the experience and skill that enables performance with the expectations and responsibilities required of an HMC A Class Machinist and have a Machine Tool Operating Capability consistent with HMC’s minimum, expectations for an A Class Operator.

●     Must stay proficient in multiple machines in either the Turning and Milling Group or the Gear Cutting Group and become proficient in operating multiple machines in the other department.

●     Lead by example.

●     Assist and advise management.

 

Competencies:

 

●     Communication Proficiency

●     Mathematical Skills

●     Mechanical Capacity

●     Technical Capacity

●     Time Management

●     Attention to Detail

●     Organization and Preparation

●     Documenting and Maintaining Information: (past jobs, set ups)

●     Tooling Selection, Use, and Care

●     Machine/Equipment Maintenance, Cleanliness, and Troubleshooting.

 

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to heat, cold, fumes or airborne particles, and moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment

can be loud.

 

Essential Physical Requirements:

●     Regularly talk, hear and see

●     Walks and stands during entire shift

●     Remain stationary for long periods of time

●     Continually uses arms, hands,fingers and legs to feet to handle or feel and to reach, bend, lift, carry, and stoop or step over

●     Requires on-site presence during working hours

●     Frequent lifting, pushing and pulling objects that are 50 pounds or heavier and must be able to lift up to 50 lbs without assistance

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
Internship and Apprentice Levels may be full or part-time positions.  Levels A, B, and C are full-time positions.

 

Part-time hours and days of work may vary.

 

Full-time hours and days are Monday through Friday on 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift.  Hours for 1st shift are typically 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; for 2nd shift are 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, and for 3rd shift are 11:00 pm to 7:00 a.m. 

 

Some overtime, weekend and holiday work may be expected.

 

Travel
No travel is expected for this position.

 

Required Education and Experience

Intern

1.    Enrollment in a high school or college level vocational program in Machine Trades

 

Apprentice

1.    High School Diploma or equivalent AND

2.    Enrollment in, or completion, of a College Level Machine Trades Program OR

3.    Prior related CNC machine work experience

 

Levels A, B, C or Manufacturing Coordinator

1.    College Level Certificate in CNC Machining and prior related CNC machine work experience OR

2.    an Associate’s Degree or Higher in CNC Machining OR

3.    A significant amount of directly-related CNC machine work experience

 

Preferred Education and Experience

1.    Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in CNC or Precision Machining

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None.

 

Work Authorization/Security Clearance 

Must be authorized to work in the United States.

 

AAP/EEO Statement 
Highway Machine Co., Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Highway Machine Co., Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Highway Machine Co., Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Highway Machine Co., Inc.’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Any questions and resumes should be sent to jobs@hmcgears.com.  Our website is www.hmcgears.com.

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