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CNC Machine Operator

Job Details
Title: CNC Machine Operator
Location: Lexington
Employment Type: Full Time
Industry: Manufacturing
Pay Rate: 16/hr

Job Description:

  • Tasks:
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Position and fasten work pieces.
  • Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

Tools and Technology:

Calipers, Gauges or inspection fixtures, Lathes, Milling cutters

Knowledge:

Mechanical, Mathematics

Skills:

  • Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  •  Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  •  Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  •  Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  •  Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  •  Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
  •  Understand and carry out instruction.

 Abilities:

  •  The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  •  The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
 
 
  •  The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
  • The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  •  The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules
  •  The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
  •  The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  •  The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  •  The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.

 

Work Activities:

  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
 
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
 
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

 

Education:

  • Vocational/Technical/Business School

Experience:

  • 1 year, but less than 3 years

Physical Demands:

  • Constant:  Standing, Moving around the department, Reaching, Handling, Grasping, Feeling, Receiving information, Repetitive motions

Physical Strength:

  • Constant: Little physical effort
  • Frequent: Light-Medium work