SMS SOLUTIONS INC. CNC Machine Operator in WAUKEGAN, Illinois

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Job Summary: The Fabrication Machine Operator is an advanced level machine operator position in the Company with specific responsibility for set-up and operation of CNC Controlled forming, cutting, and machining equipment. The machine operator may also be required to assist in the operation and/or set-up of other fabricating equipment (laser, drill/mill, lathe, saw) as trained. Machine operator receives specific work assignments under limited supervision and resolves most problems with limited supervisory assistance. All work is subject to first piece and final inspections and testing to minimize metal damage and control excess labor and material expense. The machine operator is expected to practice and adhere to the department's 5-S standards and the Company's Six Sigma principles. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following with other duties assigned as necessary: Reviews job/production orders and interprets accompanying prints and drawings to determine job requirements, check for accuracy of information, and identify any discrepancies or special needs. Selects and/or verifies materials, processes and equipment required to perform assigned jobs. Set ups various machines to perform required operations. Prepares and cleans product surfaces, as necessary, for desired operation. Operates machines fabricating various components and structures. Monitors machine performance and output during production to ensure proper results. Cleans and maintains work area (daily), fabricating equipment and other tools of the trade. Works in a safe manner at all times. Insures that all work is done in accordance with and adheres to IEA's ISO and Quality standards. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties. Work Environment: Work location(s): Metal fabrication/welding/assembly shop, plant grounds. Exposure to: Hot objects (burns), glare (flashing), sparks and flying objects (metal chips and scale), fumes, airborne particles, toxic/caustic chemicals, moving mechanical parts/equipment, wet/humid (non-weather) conditions, inclement weather conditions, moving mechanical equipment, and noise levels of 85dBA or above. Personal protective equipment requirement: Safety glasses, ANSI safety shoes. Other protective clothing including gloves, outerwear and ear protection as necessary. Additional equipment as per job site requirements. Adjust machine controls and change tool settings to keep dimensions within specified tolerances. Compute unspecified dimensions and machine settings, using knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Crank machines through cycles, stopping to adjust tool positions and machine controls to ensure specified timing, clearances, and tolerances. Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators. Install holding fixtures, cams, gears, and stops to control stock and tool movement, using hand tools, power tools, and measuring instruments. Lift metal stock or workpieces manually or using hoists, and position and secure them in machines, using fasteners and hand tools. Mount attachments, such as relieving or tracing attachments, to perform operations such as duplicating contours of templates or trimming workpieces. Move controls to set cutting speeds and depths and feed rates, and to position tools in relation to workpieces. Move toolholders manually or by turning handwheels, or engage automatic feeding mechanisms to feed tools to and along workpieces. Position, secure, and align cutting tools in toolholders on machines, using hand tools, and verify their positions with measuring instruments. Replace worn tools, and sharpen dull cutting tools and dies using bench grinders or cutter-grinding machines. Select cutting tools and tooling instructions, according to written specifications or knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. ** *** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Key Terms/Machinery Mazak Laser Accurpress Brake Press Amada Turret Press Haas CNC Vertical Machining Center Hem Saw ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: E-Mail a Rsum: This position is listed by a private employment agency. The agency is the legal employer. No fee will be charged of the job applicant.