Advanced Machinist/Setup (Doering, a Wilson Tool Company)

Location: Clear Lake, MN, United States
Date Posted: 11-08-2018
Do you enjoy making a difference, problem solving & working in a fun-team environment?  If so, we would like to meet you!  

SUMMARY:  Sets up, operates, and adjusts a wide variety of manual/CNC machines in performing a variety of machining operations involving unique jobs, the most difficult set-ups, and difficult tolerances. Sets up machine using knowledge of job requirements and materials used to enter control panel settings for tool travel, axis movement, and tool speeds. Implements ongoing improvements for set-ups and programs.
  • Machine complex parts for unique jobs which have multiple physical and/or quality features, high scrap risk, and understand how those features impact the customer.
  • Operate a wide variety of complex machine technologies or have expert knowledge in a specific technology.
  • Creates and edits new programs using CAM and G/M codes.
  • Setup and edit repeat jobs.
  • Perform complex set-up's independently on a variety of machine technologies and improve set-ups for existing product.
  • Use multiple CAM packages and G/M code programming to improve or adjust existing complex programs and create new programs as needed.
  • Monitor machine performance to ensure that product quality and specifications are achieved.
  • Set up future jobs while machines are operating.
  • Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, fixtures and automated inspection systems.
  • Analyze SPC data/trends to ensure process control.
  • Independently and efficiently implement ideas for improvement.
  • Provide ongoing mentorship and training to fellow employees.
  • Must contribute to Doering’s culture of continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Diploma or AAS degree in the machine trades preferred
  • G/M Code, CAD/CAM, Machinist Math, GD&T, Inspection methods.
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings and follow routers.
  • Ongoing training in relevant technologies is highly recommended.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant machining experience.
  • Demonstrated success using technical math skills such as Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry in all applications.
  • Must have the ability to create complex programs and set up multiple styles of complex machines. Demonstrated skill using G/M Code programming and proficient in multiple CAM packages.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately use advanced measuring tools.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Proficient in root cause analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft office, typing, 10 key, and internet navigation.
  • Employee must have ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Motivation - Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
  • Communication - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word and writing clearly and concisely.
  • Team Player - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals and work well in a team environment. Ability to recognize and show consideration for others.  Eager to take on tedious or challenging tasks whenever necessary.
  • “Can Do” Attitude – Ability to be passionate and inspire others to do better while understanding the why of a job rather than just the steps.
  • Problem Solving/Innovative - Ability to find a creative solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.  Enthusiastic to take advantage of opportunities for personal growth.
  • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Customer-Focused – Willing to contribute even if outside normal working hours.
Work performed in a manufacturing/machine shop environment.
  • Light to moderate physical effort required.
  • Prolonged standing.
  • Regularly required to walk, bend, reach and move about the facility. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
1st  shift or 2nd shift, or as directed by supervisor
Doering (a Wilson Tool Company)
6343 River Rd SE
Clear Lake, MN 55319
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