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CNC Set up Specialist / Operator / Floater at Snapon in Elkmont, Alabama

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:


Snap-on Tools


Nonexempt Position Description

Position Summary: Candidate is responsible for setting up CNC equipment, conducting first and last article inspections, in process inspections, supporting material activities such as cutting and delivering steel, operating CNC equipment in a production capacity as needed. Incumbent ensures that optimum productivity is achieved by maintaining equipment in operation, reducing set-up times to improve operational efficiency, reducing cycle times for part processing, and by consistently monitoring operator output against standards. Candidate must be able to operate, and set up ALL CNC machines with in the facility. This position is a swing shift and you must be available to work any shift, with little notice depending on the production managers needs to support production.

  • Assist in instilling a zero tolerance for unsafe conditions and/or unsafe acts. A leader by example of "Safety First".
  • Supports CNC operations to achieve maximum productivity by:
    • Performing technically intensive changeovers
    • Providing CNC operator support via training, materials, productivity monitoring and feedback.
    • Troubleshooting production related problems.
    • Assisting in-process quality inspections.
    • Running production when not providing one of the above.
  • Drives production process improvements through reduced set-up times, increased outputs and improved first pass yields.
  • Uses Effective and Respectful communication style to support operators in finding ways to improve productivity, quality, efficiencies, and safety.

  • 5 yrs CNC operations and set-up experience. With a continuous improvement mindset.
  • MUST be able to rotate from any shift at any given notice by the Production Manager to support production as needed.
  • Must be able to operate ALL CNC equipment and produce quality product in any cell to support production.
  • Demonstrated history of a positive attitude and good teamwork skills.
  • Able to read and interpret blue prints, and use precision measuring devices.
  • Able to operate various machines including side loader, and forklifts.
  • Must be able to identify, locate and use various tools that they may need to load on their machine.
  • Mechanical aptitude in working with a variety of machines. (Advanced shop math skills to include calculation of machine cycle times, operational efficiencies, a plus).
  • Understanding of Snap-on's Quality Management system.
  • Understanding of shop safety requirements.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Snap-on's "Who We Are".
  • Must be a problem solver to be able to troubleshoot the machine if something goes wrong.
  • Understands CNC machines that they are working on and know its capabilities and limitations.
  • Machine Tool Technology Degree Preferred (Will consider experience in lieu of degree)

Physical Requirements : Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions are:
  • Sitting, bending, standing and/or walking for an extended length of time (typically 8 hours); Light lifting on a repetitive basis or lifting on an occasional basis of approximately 30 pounds; repetitive motions required in some jobs; visual acuity required in most jobs, eye-hand coordination and the ability to concentrate for extended periods of time.