Martinrea International Inc.
  • 05-Feb-2018 to 06-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Hopkinsville
  • Hopkinsville, KY, USA
  • 24.87
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Job Summary: This position is responsible to set up, repair, modify  and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

Knowledge and Skills (Education):

  • High School Diploma
  • 4 5 years machinist experience using lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, drill presses and making shim adjustments.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for math, problem-solving and computer skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to prioritize jobs.
  • Successful completion of certification programs
  • Operate all tool and die room equipment

 Major Accountabilities:

  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock in order to display placement of cuts.
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products, and determine product dimensions and tolerances.
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
  • Position and fasten work pieces.
  • Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
  • Install repaired parts into equipment, or install new equipment.
  • Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment in order to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.
  • Advise clients about the materials being used for finished products.
  • Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  • Set controls to regulate machining, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel in order to exchange technical information.
  • Dismantle machines or equipment, using hand tools and power tools, in order to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed.
  • Establish work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using a variety of metalworking machines.
  • Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics.
  • Confer with numerical control programmers in order to check and ensure that new programs or machinery will function properly, and that output will meet specifications.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools.
  • Evaluate experimental procedures, and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.
  • Design fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
  • Prepare working sketches for the illustration of product appearance.
  • Install experimental parts and assemblies such as hydraulic systems, electrical wiring, lubricants, and batteries into machines and mechanisms.
  • Set up and operate metalworking, brazing, heat-treating, welding, and cutting equipment.
  • Test experimental models under simulated operating conditions for such purposes as development, standardization, and feasibility of design.

 Working Conditions:

  • 100% plant floor
  • PPE required at all times
  • Safety glasses and safety shoes must be worn at all times in the plant.
  • Be aware of moving lift trucks at all times.  

 Effort/Physical Demands

  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management
  • Overtime as required

 Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or certain clothing as required by the company

 Back-up Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required
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