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Manual Machinist

Portland, Oregon

Job ID: 57734 Industry: Skilled Trades/Light Industrial
  1. PRIMARY PURPOSE  - 

 

The primary purpose of this position is to operate all basic machine tools including mills and lathes.  Perform progressive machining, cutting, and shaping of metal to precise dimension.  Know qualities of metals and alloys being machined, including heat tolerance, hardness, and speeds and feeds while maintaining consistently high quality. Utilizes Lean Manufacturing techniques to continuously improve

quality and processes through suggestions and observations.

 

 

 
  1. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  -

 

 

A. Understand blueprints, specifications, and instructions. 

 

B. Determine angles needed to be set, cutting tools needed. Verify all fractions, angles, and dimensions on the 

       Blue print for accuracy.

 

C. Set up and lay out own work.  Set angles; mount cutting tools, and set jaws and collets.

 

D. Perform progressive machining, cutting, and shaping of metal to precise dimension.

 

E. Work within exacting, complex tolerances and dimensions.

 

F. Use precision measuring instruments.

 

G. Conduct routine daily maintenance on machines.

 

H. General cleaning of machines and area.

 

 

 

 
  1. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  -

 

Active participation in Lean training and events as requested

 

Must cross-train to other positions as requested

 

Other duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

 
  1. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE  - 

 

Five years’ experience as a machinist in a manufacturing setting.

 

Know qualities of metals and alloys being machined, including heat tolerance, hardness, and speeds and feeds.

 

Thorough understanding of machining theory; machine capabilities, sequence of operation, and fixturing.

 

Thorough understanding of how tools work and which tools perform what functions.

 

Calculate shop math.

 

Good problem solving skills.

 

Able to schedule daily work requirements unsupervised to meet customer demands

 

Work with technician to trouble shoot minor machine problems

 

Must be able to speak and read English

 

Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Dylan Houston


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