The CNC Mill Operator/Programmer programs, sets up, operates, or tends milling or planing machines to mill, plane, shape, groove, or profile metal work pieces.
Selects and installs cutting tool, stylus, and other accessories according to specifications, using hand tools or power tools
Moves controls to set cutting specifications, position cutting tool and workpiece in relation to each other, and start machine
Observes machine operation and adjusts controls to ensure conformance with specified tolerances.
Turns valve to begin and regulate the flow of coolant on work area
Verifies alignment of workpiece on machine, using measuring instruments, such as rules, gauges, or calipers
Determines specifications or procedures for tooling set-up, work piece dimensions or numerical control sequences, using blueprints, instructions and machine knowledge.
Revises programs to eliminate errors and retest programs to check that problems have been solved
Modifies existing programs to enhance efficiency
Enters computer commands to store or retrieve parts patterns, graphic displays or programs that transfer data to other media
Selects cutting speed, feed rate, and depth of cut, applying knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics
Moves cutter or material manually or by turning handwheel, or engages automatic feeding mechanism to mill workpiece to specifications
Studies blueprint, layout, sketch, or other specifications to determine materials needed, sequence of operations, dimensions, and tooling instructions.
Records production output.
Makes templates or cutting tools.
Job Skills & Experience Required:
High school diploma
10+ years of experience setting up and running a variety of CNC Mills
5+ years experience in programming CNC Mills
Must have experience with G & M codes
Competent with micrometers, calipers and basic measurement equipment
Proficient with best machining practices and in machine feed/speed rates
5+ years experience with Mastercam
Ability to interpret and implement Blue Print Specifications.
Must be able to interpret GD & T tolerances
Self-starter and highly motivated
Team oriented person
Quality and safety conscious
Excellent work habits and ethics
Must have own tools
Job Skills & Experience Preferred:
Experience in ballscrew manufacturing
Experience with manual mills
Experience in other types of CNC machining
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