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CNC Cutter Grinder
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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CNC Cutter Grinder
Perform machinist duties for producing cutter tooling from scratch and raw materials, associated with production of components for pistols, revolvers and rifles. Operate computer numerical controlled machines to fabricate parts. If necessary, load parts into machine as well as cycle machines and detect malfunctions in machine operations such as worn or damaged cutting tools. Run production lots, communicate with co-workers regarding production runs, and maintain a safe, organized and clean work environment.
Machinists are expected to have achieved advanced skills and be able to perform complex production work in the following areas: set-up, tech support, and advanced CNC machining, following all prescribed methods and procedures. These advanced skills will require performing and sharing goals as part of a participative work team, regardless of assigned shift.
Essential dutiesinclude the following - other duties may be assigned:

* Performing all general/intermediate machinist duties and responsibilities
* Operating manual equipment for re-grinding cutters
* Operating various equipment to manufacture cutters from raw materials
* Performing operations on broach and gun drill grinding equipment
* Operating brazing equipment
* Demonstrating a good working knowledge of blueprint reading, materials used to create cutters, cutting tool applications, cutting tool geometry and various types of grinding wheels and applications
* Planning 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)
* Planning stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock
* Programming CNC equipment 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
* Setting-up CNC equipment by installing and adjusting three and four jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads
* Loading feed mechanism by lifting stock into position
* Verifying settings by measuring positions, first-run parts, and sample work pieces; adhering to international standards
* Maintaining 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
* Maintaining safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
* Maintaining equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs
* Maintaining continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
* Documenting actions by completing production and quality logs
* Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications
* Accomplishing organizational goals by accepting ownership, accomplishing new and different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
* Performing other miscellaneous job duties and related functions as directed by Supervisor or other designated individual
* Being actively involved and willing to complete all training requirements to advance skills and proficiencies
* Monitoring and verifying quality in accordance with work instructions, statistical process or any other variances of control procedures prescribed for certifying or testing equipment
* Working with all floor supervisors and lead people, making every effort to maintain production schedules, and limiting waste, scrap, re-works or turn backs
* Working with Quality Control personnel to maintain the highest quality product
Experience, Competencies and Education

* Prefer Associate's degree and/or equivalent experience in related discipline
* 3-5 years related experience is required (typically a CNC certification requires completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training)
* Must have and demonstrate excellent conceptual skills, process improvement, verbal communication, functional and technical skills, controls and instrumentation skills, supply management, tooling, coordination, inventory control, attention to detail, and judgment
Language Skills

* Must have working command of the English language
* Must be able to read, write and interpret the English language
* Must be able to communicate in English verbally and in writing (basic verbal instructions, simple written memos and instructions)
Computer Skills

* Basic computer skills preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registration

* CNC certification preferred

* All machinists will be required to complete any assigned technical, administrative, EH&S, compliance/regulatory and interpersonal training programs to become a working team member
* To advance level of proficiencies and skills, machinists will be required to complete technical and core training requirements through traditional methods, online training and hands-on training, as prescribed by each supervisor

* Must be able to sit, stand, walk, climb, bend, stoop, push, pull, carry, reach, twist
* Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

* Mandatory wearing of certified safety glasses
* The use of additional personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required when a job task(s) is being completed in or around your assigned department or in another department, this includes safety eyewear, hearing protection, and safety footwear
* All employees are required to apply ergonomic correctness to all job tasks
* May be required depending on position:

* Annual vision update in Medical Department
* Involvement in the hearing conservation program
* Involvement in the lead surveillance program
* Wearing of safety certified shoes/boots
* Participation in the stretching program

* Within the Smith & Wesson manufacturing facility, employees may be exposed to manufacturing noise, airborne liquid chemicals, fine particulate dust, ambient temperatures, and industrial lighting
* Work environment is similar to most manufacturing operations. May be exposed to excessive noise, temperatures, hazards associated with working around moving machinery, work in confined quarters, exposure to vibrations and shop lighting.
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