This position supports operational excellence in the machining processes to drive productivity, quality and continuous improvement. We expect this individual to be a leader who collaborates with the Sargent team to exceed organizational goals.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Knowledgeable of safety standards for equipment and demonstrate safe behaviors at all times
Maintains a clean and safe work area at all times
Complete required equipment maintenance checks
Knowledgeable of and adheres to company quality standards
Performs operations per specifications on drawing/print and documented procedures
Must work well with others in a team environment
Monitor operations and quickly troubleshoot non-conformances as they occur
Produce and inspect parts at rate
Deburr parts using machines such as milling, drilling, grinding and other machines as needed.
Perform and record first piece inspection and fill out in-process inspection sheets
Assist others with machining problems.
Provide continuous improvement ideas/solutions. Participates in evaluation and implementation of improvement if appropriate.
Train others as directed
Provide direction and assist others with machining practices and issues
Set up proven and unproven jobs on CNC equipment, make approved adjustments, edit programs, set tooling requirements to turnover jobs to level I & II machinists if required
Required Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Minimum of 5 years machining experience
Experience running CNC Lathe and CNC Mill
High School diploma or GED required
Must be able to read and write English
Application of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics
Experience in reading, interpreting technical drawings, routers, work instructions and specifications.
Able to create plan on how to machine based on information.
Advanced measurement skills for inspection, including GD&T, use of CMM, and optical comparator
Knowledge of cutting tool capabilities (speeds/feeds, types, insert grades, etc based on material and size)
Must be proficient in G & M codes, creating and editing CNC programs on lathes and mills, and setting up complex parts
Strong communication, critical thinking, and multi-tasking abilities
Train Level I and II machinists as directed
Monitor operations and quickly react and troubleshoot non-conforming operations as they occur
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to bend, squat, sit, stand, walk, and handle objects. The employee is occasionally required to push/pull, and reach above shoulder level. The employee must be able to carry/lift up to 40 pounds and be able to rotate item being handled
Work on feet for entire shift
Manual dexterity and the ability to carry out complex, repetitive tasks quickly and methodically
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Proficient in MS Office (Excel and Word)
Working knowledge of CNC machine code and ability to change off sets
Must be able to set up proven jobs in established time
Must hold a Sargent Designated Quality Inspection (DQI) authority or have the prerequisite skills (drawing comprehension, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and inspection methodology) to become qualified within 6 months of hire.
Experience designing and creating tooling based on part geometry
Experience with spherical surfaces and threads and able to make machine adjustments to ensure parts meet specification
Some conventional machining experience
Preferred Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
College Course work preferred
Master Cam preferred
Preferred ability to set up and operate conventional, special purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts
Experience machining titanium and thin walled aluminum parts