Machine Operator
Immediate Openings
Manitowoc, WI 
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Posted 8 days ago
Contract/Freelance Project Description
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Job Purpose:
Operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.

Essential Duties and/or Responsibilities:
  • Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.
  • Remove and replace dull cutting tools.
  • Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
  • Listen to machines during operation in order to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.
  • Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.
  • Stop machines to remove finished workpieces, or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement, according to required machining sequences.
  • Lift workpieces to machines manually, or with hoists or cranes.
  • Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified programs.
  • Calculate machine speed and feed ratios, and the size and position of cuts.
  • Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.
  • Check to ensure that workpieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation.
  • Input initial part dimensions into machine control panels.
  • Set up and operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic workpieces.
  • Confer with supervisors or programmers to resolve machine malfunctions and production errors, and to obtain approval to continue production.
  • Review program specifications or blueprints to determine and set machine operations and sequencing, finished workpiece dimensions, or numerical control sequences.
  • Monitor machine operation and control panel displays, and compare readings to specifications in order to detect malfunctions.
  • Control coolant systems.
  • Maintain machines, and remove and replace broken or worn machine tools, using hand tools.
  • Stack or load finished items, or place items on conveyor systems.
  • Clean machines, tooling, and parts, using solvents or solutions and rags.
Qualifications:
 
Experience and Education: High School Diploma

Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

 

Contact Information
Phone Number: 1-920-686-1444 E-mail: cherylk@service1ststaffing.com
Job Summary
Start Date of This Project
ASAP
Project Mode
No Preference
Type of Project
Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Project Payroll Preference
No Preference
Project Pay Range
$16.50 p/hr
Project Work Location
On-Site
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