Machine Setup and Operator in New Hartford, Connecticut, US at Inertia Dynamics

Date Posted: 7/27/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Work effectively and safely as part of a manufacturing  team in order to maintain high quality and just in time production flow.  Responsible for set-up of equipment, inventory control, set-up and adjustment of production gauging, inspection of parts, as needed for product quality, use of process control methods, and perform routine visual assessment of preventive maintenance requirements on tools and equipment. Read and interpret all process documents and advise supervisor or engineering of clarifications and/or corrections that need to be made, follow detailed procedures and maintain cell records (ie. SPC etc.).  Assists in training team members in all operations and communicates production issues to supervisor and/or other team members.

Move and store material in the work area in an orderly fashion.  Use hand-operated material handling equipment as needed. Use computer systems to perform production transactions and obtain documentation needed for the completion of assigned operations of the manufacturing cell.  Interface with product development, engineering, and others as needed to deliver product meeting customer requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties may include but not limited to:

  • Receives drawings, process prints, set-up sheets, and other written or verbal instructions.
  • Sets up CNC machines or equipment in diversified operations such as machining, milling, turning, grinding, riveting as necessary to produce a completed product.
  • Move or direct the movement of materials in the cell, as needed to produce a constant product flow.
  • Requires the ability to interpret a variety of process prints and competently use the measuring devices provided as production gauging.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of machine controls and operation.
  • Need not be able to program, but knowledge of offset functions is necessary.
  • Will perform production operations when not involved in other responsibilities.
  • May perform machine operating and assembly as required.
  • Adheres to all safety rules and report questionable conditions to department supervisor
  • Apply, follow, and recommend Lean practices.

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS and COMPETENCIES: 

  • Knowledge of CNC machines, CNC lathes & millers, material handling, other machines
  • Ability to read micrometers, bore gages, other complex gauging
  • Ability to make minor program edits
  • Ability to maintain tooling or modify tooling as required
  • Ability to troubleshoot tooling/programming problems on CNC equipment
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to train others

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE CREDENTIALS:      

  • High School education or equivalent required
  • 2 year technical school preferred
  • Minimum 2 years machining experience
  • Must be able to perform machine shop mathematics, setups, and machining procedures

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit,twist, squat, overhead reach, and use hands.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Lifting requirements include but not limited to the following:

Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to an industrial environment including moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment may be loud during some periods.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to assistance@altramotion.com.