Savage Services

CNC Operator

US-ND-Trenton
Job ID
2017-3534
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Days
Category
Craft Worker

Overview

 

Maintain, operate, and troubleshoot computer numerical controlled (CNC) machines.

Responsibilities

  • Determine the sequence of CNC machine operations, and select the proper cutting tools needed to machine work pieces into the desired shapes.
  • Revise programs or tapes to eliminate errors, and retest programs to check that problems have been solved.
  • Analyze job orders, drawings, blueprints, specifications, printed circuit board pattern films, and design data to calculate dimensions, tool selection, machine speeds, and feed rates.
  • Determine reference points, machine cutting paths, or hole locations, and compute angular and linear dimensions, radii, and curvatures.
  • Observe machines on trial runs or conduct computer simulations to ensure that programs and machinery will function properly and produce items that meet specifications.
  • Compare encoded tapes or computer printouts with original part specifications and blueprints to verify accuracy of instructions.
  • Enter coordinates of hole locations into program memories by depressing pedals or buttons of programmers.
  • Write programs in the language of a machine's controller and store programs on media such as punch tapes, magnetic tapes, or disks.
  • Modify existing programs to enhance efficiency.
  • Enter computer commands to store or retrieve parts patterns, graphic displays, or programs that transfer data to other media.
  • Review program specifications or blueprints to determine and set machine operations and sequencing, finished work piece dimensions, or numerical control sequences.
  • Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.
  • Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.
  • Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and work pieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
  • Stop machines to remove finished work pieces or to change tooling, setup, or work piece placement, according to required machining sequences.
  • Transfer commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links.
  • Check to ensure that work pieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation.
  • Set up and operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal pipes.
  • Listen to machines during operation to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.
  • Remove and replace dull cutting tools.
  • Confer with others to gather information regarding pipe or tool sizes.
  • Maintain facilities and equipment to ensure a safe and efficient work environment.
  • Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.
  • Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • One year of experience.
  • Familiarity with CNC machines preferred.

 

Savage is an innovative supply-chain solutions company. We are the leading provider of fully integrated systems, designed and operated to solve unique logistics and materials management challenges for industrial companies throughout North America.  Each of us at Savage is committed to integrity and delivering reliable, sustainable services in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.  We expect our people to be progressive, relentlessly seeking improvement; experiencing opportunities for personal growth by working for a world-class organization and leader in the industry.

 

We offer competitive benefits that include; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans, paid time off and opportunities for future growth.

 

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace. 

 

 

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