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Nordson MEDICAL designs, engineers and manufactures complex devices and components with applications in wound healing, surgical and minimally invasive, fluid management, pulmonology and interventional and structural heart. Our pioneering Advanced Polymers team was the first to manufacture and supply medical balloons to the medical device industry. Nordson MEDICAL works with doctors, start-ups and large medical companies around the world at any point in the product lifecycle, from concept to launch and beyond.
The CNC Machinist is primarily accountable for the safe, efficient set-up and operation of a Machining Center consisting of a CNC Lathe, Bridgeport, and multiple 3-axis Millers to manufacture parts that meet drawing, quality, cost, and on-time delivery requirements. Proper operation and care of equipment is expected. Experience with Mastercam is preferred.
Additional responsibilities: safe and efficient operation of additional machine shop equipment including manual milling machines, manual lathes, surface grinder and other manual machines to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts. Ensure proper stocking of materials, job-specific tooling, and supplies for the cell. Accurate record keeping is essential.
Necessary candidate characteristics include high dependability, organization, motivation, efficiency, effectiveness, documentation and interpersonal skills, cooperative and inclusive behaviors, attention to detail, and independent demonstration to meet departmental objectives.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Set Up, Adjust Offsets, and Operate multiple 3-Axis CNC Millers
Set Up, Adjust Offsets, and Operate CNC Lathe
Set Up and Run Manual Bridgeport, Lathe, Grinders, Saws, Drill Press and Other Manual Machine Shop Equipment
Calculate Dimensions and Tolerances Using Knowledge of Mathematics
Set up and Run Tightly Dimensioned Parts having Challenging-to-Maintain Specifications Such as Parallelism, Concentricity, True Position, Flatness, etc.
Create, Verify and Edit Programs in Mastercam
Understand and Troubleshoot CNC Programs and Processes
Demonstrate Knowledge of Feeds and Speeds
Fabricate, Polish and Inspect Custom Production Tooling and Parts to Specification
Use Precision Instruments Such as Micrometers, Verniers, Gauges, Indicators, Machinist Scales, and Optical Comparator
Work with Various Materials Including Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Brass, Delrin, Teflon, Polypropylene
Perform Material Prep Bench Work Including Filing, De-Burring, Grinding and Lapping
Perform Preventative Maintenance on Assigned Machines and Equipment
Perform Routine Maintenance According to Daily, Monthly or Annual Machine Checklists and Schedules
Maintain Continuity Among Work Shifts by Documenting and Communicating Actions, Irregularities, and Continuing Needs
Record All Activities in a Timely Manner Using the Job Tracking System
Identify and Escalate Machining / Machine Shop Issues to Supervisor; Participate in the Resolution as Required
Implement Lean Manufacturing Principles and Tools to Reduce Waste
Identify and Support Continuous Improvement Activities
Maintain 5S / Housekeeping Standards within Work Area
Other Duties as Required
Education and Experience Requirements
Education: High School or Technical School Diploma, GED, Technical Certifications and Experience Considered
Experience with Mastercam preferred
Experience with Fanuc Controls preferred
Minimum of 5 years CNC Machinist Experience
Skills and Abilities
Ability to Verify CNC Program File
Understand G and M Code
Complete Assigned Training, Understand and Comply with all Quality, EH&S, and Departmental Requirements. Report Concerns to Supervisor
Follow Good Manufacturing and Good Document Practices (GMP/GDP) at all times
Complete Assigned Work Meeting Quality and Efficiency Expectations
Verify Calibration Status of all Machines and Tools Prior to Use
Perform Machine Validations by Following Documented Protocol
Ability to Train New or Lower-Level Machinist
Self-Motivated and Work Independently with Minimal Supervision
High Attention to Detail
Positive Attitude, Reliable, Team Player
Problem Solving Ability
Communication Skills, Written, Oral, Electronic (MS Word, Outlook, Excel)
Daily Data Entry to Excel
Experience with Sheet Metal Shears, Sheet Metal Brakes, Welding and/or Machine Building is a Plus
Stand / Walk for the Majority of the Shift
Ability to Lift up to 50lbs
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.