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CNC and Lathe Machinist – IRD Ceramics (Alexandria, MN)

Job Description/Expectations

  • Set-up and operate a variety of machine tools and equipment to produce precision glass, ceramics, and sapphire parts/components, including vertical milling machines, lathes, Swiss Machining, saws, and Blanchard grinders
  • Create and modify machine programs.
  • New product review, assist with quotes, and complete first time builds.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of print reading, mathematics and instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and measurement scopes.
  • Measure, inspect, and test completed glass components to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Set-up, adjust, and operate all of the machine centers including VMCs, CNC Lathes, Swiss Machining, Blanchards, and other specialized equipment in order to perform precision machining operations.
  • Monitor and adjust machine feed and speeds to maximize product yield while simultaneously minimizing production cycle times.
  • Effectively manage multiple jobs and priorities in order to achieve >98% OTD while simultaneously ensuring a high rate of equipment utilization.
  • Utilize blueprints, drawings and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products and to determine appropriate in-process targets and final product dimensions and tolerances.
  • Build fixturing and tooling for production and improvement processes to meet special product and engineering needs.
  • Effectively communicate with IRD engineering, management, and manufacturing personnel as well as IRD customers in order to exchange technical information.
  • Support projects from planning to fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, material properties, and mathematics.
  • Inspect, maintain, and operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
  • Plan the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used during a new product build.
  • Collect, analyze, and document key process data in order to facilitate continuous improvements on both product and machines.

Machinist

1 opening on the 1st Shift

Job Description:

Set-up and operate a variety of machine tools and equipment to produce precision glass parts/components, including milling machines, lathes, saws, and Blanchard grinders. Programming and operating Haas Machines. Develop programs/methods based on prints and specs.

Skills/Qualification/Education:
5 years high level CNC Operation, 2 year degree in machining desired.

Further Description of Job Duties:

  • Set-up and operate a variety of machine tools and equipment to produce precision glass parts/components, including milling machines, lathes, saws, and Blanchard grinders
  • Create and modify machine programs.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of print reading, mathematics and instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and measurement scopes.
  • Measure, inspect, and test completed glass components to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Set-up, adjust, and operate all of the machine centers including VMCs, CNC Lathes, Blanchards, and other specialized equipment in order to perform precision machining operations.
  • Monitor and adjust machine feed and speeds to maximize product yield while simultaneously minimizing production cycle times.
  • Effectively manage multiple jobs and priorities in order to achieve >98% OTD while simultaneously ensuring a high rate of equipment utilization.
  • Utilize blueprints, drawings and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products and to determine appropriate in-process targets and final product dimensions and tolerances.
  • Build fixturing and tooling for production and experimental processes to meet special product and engineering needs.
  • Effectively communicate with IRD engineering, management, and manufacturing personnel as well as IRD customers in order to exchange technical information.
  • Support glass component projects from planning to fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, glass properties, and mathematics.
  • Inspect, maintain, and operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
  • Plan the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used during a new product build.
  • Collect, analyze, and document key process data in order to facilitate continuous improvements on both product and machines.

Stop in and fill out an application at 810 E. St. Paul St. Litchfield, MN or send resumes to Rebecca Nelson at Rebecca@irdglass.com

Questions Contact Rebecca@irdglass.com