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CNC Lathe Setup/Operator - 1st and 2nd Shift

J&E Companies

J&E Companies

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

J&E Companies is a leader in state-of-the-art sheet metal fabrication and machining processes. With our recent expansion in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Mexico we are poised for even greater success.

We are committed to building a welcoming and inclusive workplace that respects and embraces unique perspectives. Our values drive our culture and function as a guide for how we treat each other and get our work done.

· Safety, quality, and environmental foundation

· Reliability, dependability, and loyalty to our customer

· Speed to response

· Accountability

· Finding ways to say yes

· Have FUN

Your work contributes to Fortune 50 businesses in aerospace, agricultural equipment and machinery, medical device and diagnostics, tech, and energy whose products and services are essential to the infrastructure and backbone of the US economy. J&E’s innovative tools and technology, such as integrating Cobots and operator capabilities, help our customers create real world solutions.

4-10hr shifts Mon-Thur

Description

The CNC Turning (lathe) Machinist is responsible for setting-up, programming, edit and running computer numeric controlled production equipment to produce precision machined components. Must have 3+ years of hands-on experience operating on CNC machining equipment in a Machine Shop environment. Must have a solid knowledge on how to program and produce a wide variety of machined parts and be able to complete own inspections to established quality requirements. May also be required to use other machine tools (mill, drill, saw, grinding, etc.). Able to read, interpret and use blueprints, drawings, solid models and design sketches, etc. to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product throughout the machining process.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
-Machines metal parts by programming, editing and operating CNC twin-spindle turning equipment from customer stated requirements (drawing, specifications, etc.).

- Creates set-up sheets and tool lists and ensures the continued accuracy of these documents for future runs of the same components/parts.

- Uses knowledge of machine tools, holders and fixtures etc. required to set up and run the equipment efficiently and within run times and cost parameters.

- Verifies machine settings by measuring positions, first-run parts, and sample work pieces adhering to international standards. Inspects and measures machined parts to ensure blueprint specifications are met.

- Perform preventative maintenance on manufacturing CNC equipment. Maintain up-to-date maintenance and calibration schedules.

- Documents actions by completing production and quality logs as required.

- Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. Supports and participates in all ISO, Lean Manufacturing and 5S initiatives.

- Must have prior Lead/Supervisory experience in guiding and directing work activities of other operators.

Qualifications/Skills

Minimum 3 years experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment.

Experience and understanding of machine programming codes.

Experienced working with and programming using Mazatrol controls.

Experience with setting-up and operating Mazak Twin-Spindle

Turning. Responsible for employee training on this equipment.

Experience with variety of CNC and traditional manual machining machines (lathe, drill, mill, press).

Blueprint reading / first piece inspection knowledge.

Quality focus with drive to ensure that every part produced is a good part.

Skilled in the use of a variety of inspection gages as well as hand and portable tools used in a machine shop.

Detail oriented with strong record keeping and organizational skills.

Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, etc.

Observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of— tolerance conditions and adjusts machine controls; or control media as required.

Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.

Confers with Management, Engineers, Production and Quality personnel, and/or others to resolve technical machining problems.

Complete essential documentation as required.

Assure all policies and Safety procedures are followed and safety precautions are taken at all times to reduce the risk of injury.

Maintain a clean work area and assure safe operation of all equipment.

Complete required preventative maintenance on equipment.

Must have own tools of the trade.

Must be available for Overtime as required.

Required Skills:

3+ years CNC machining experience. CNC Machining (Mazak Single and/or Twin- Spindle lathes) and programming experience including the ability to edit programs. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly. Complete knowledge of machine programming codes. Ability and desire to be a team player and mentor others. Experienced with Mazatrol, Gibbs, SolidWorks , SmartCam software a plus.

J&E Manufacturing is an EEO employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • $500 Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Delano, MN 55328: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Machining: 3 years (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.00 - $33.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Delano, MN 55328: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Machining: 3 years (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person