Manual MachinistsPowell Valves
Columbia, SC Full-time
Posted on November 3, 2019
- Set up and operate a variety of machines to produce/modify precision parts. Includes applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
- 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.
- Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
- 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.
- Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
- Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
- Determine causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
- Time Management of one's own time and the time of others.
- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
- The ability to adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions quickly and repeatedly.
- All other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
- High School diploma and 5-10 years machining experience.
- Ability to troubleshoot on the spot
- Can assist QC in determining control dimensions to be charted.
- Communicated effectively with team members as well as management.
- Keeps work area clean and organized.
- Required to stand for extended periods. Ability to stand, bend, stoop, lift and walk. Maximum unassisted lift is 30 pounds. The proper PPE is required.
- Working in a manufacturing environment in a safe manner for employee, employees, product and machinery. Factory is not climate controlled.