CNC Machine Operator - Plate Processor
Set up and operate computer-controlled machine to cut metal parts. Grind parts using hand-held power grinder
Minimum requirements: High School diploma or Equivalent. Certification or Vocational training preferred. 2-5 years experience.
Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications. Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and work pieces on machine. Listen to machine during operation in order to detect sounds and adjust machine to compensate for problems. Adjust machine feed and speed, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machine malfunctions. Lift work pieces to machine manually, or with hoists or cranes. Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified programs. Calculate machine speed and feed ratios, and the size and position of cuts. Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation. Grind work pieces to correct defects and to prepare surfaces for further finishing, using power hand tools. Load and adjust work pieces onto equipment or work tables. Keep machine and area clean. Shovel metal slag build up and dump in appropriate container. Perform additional duties as needed.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform this job successfully. While performing the duties pertaining to this position, the incumbent is regularly required to stand for long periods of time. Strength and stamina sufficient to maintain a rigorous work schedule, requiring physical exertion and heavy lifting (5lb upto 75 lb). Perform physical activities that require moving the whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials. Using hands and arms in installing, forming, positioning, and moving materials, or in manipulating things. The ability to use one's abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing. The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.