MACHINE SHOP FOREMAN - Wharton

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Manufacturing



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General: Produce machined parts by programming, setting up and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintain quality and safety standards; keep records; maintain equipment and supplies.

Key Responsibilities:
-Plan machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
-Plan stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock.
-Program mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
-Set-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three-and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
-Load feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
-Verify settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
-Maintain specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replace worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
-Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
-Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
-Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
-Document actions by completing production and quality logs.
-Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
-Accomplish organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Required Experience:
-10+ years industry experience preferred for position of Shop Foreman; proficiency in Solidworks, Pro/Engineer, and Mastercam a must
-1+ years industry experience for position of Operator only

Required Education:
-High school diploma/equivalency degree or higher
Skills and Qualifications:
-Conceptual Skills
-Process Improvement
-Verbal Communication
-Functional and Technical Skills
-Controls and Instrumentation
-Supply Management
-Tooling
-Coordination
-Inventory Control
-Attention to Detail
-Judgement
Associated topics: automated machinery, automatic, cnc fabricating, cnc machine, composite laminator, computer numeric control, computerized numerical control, precision, programming, smt machine

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