- Inspected machine details and outlines before beginning the work on machine parts.
- Utilized different tools to plan details of manufacturing process, for example cutting areas and materials to be removed.
- Placed or loaded parts on the grinding and milling machinery to make cuts on specified areas.
- Analyzed finished parts to ensure quality, effectiveness and identify any possible defects.
- Selected tools to be used for carrying on with the work as per specifications and plans.
- observed machines on which work was performed, to ensure proper functioning.
- Maintained a clean and safe work place.
cnc machinist/lathe programmer
- Machine large and small tight tolerance parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, or grinders.
- Programmed all new and existing product to computers or electronic instruments, such as numerically controlled machine tools using mathematics along with Mastercam.
- Self guided engineering, supervisory, of manufacturing to ensure parts within or at specifications.
- Compile and write programs for machining development and subsequent revisions, inserting comments in the coded instructions so others can understand the program.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
- Perform necessary pre-operation activities to ensure proper equipment startup and operation on multiple pieces of equipment
- Operate/monitor multiple pieces of equipment during operation to ensure quality production and minimal unplanned stops
- Communicate with team members and support teams to ensure continuous production of the correct product at high quality levels with minimal wasted time and materials
- In-charge of mold checking
- Requisition of raw materials
- Operate CNC Milling with FANUC control system series 16i MB (YASDA YBM640V, MORI-SEIKI NVD5000, HAMAI 5VA, SODICK HS430L)
- Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces.
- Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
- Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
- Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position
- Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, bushings, cams and gears.
- Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
- Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock.
- Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
- Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
- Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
- Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
- Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.