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Fabricator/Machinist

companySpecialty Printing Llc
locationWindsor, CT, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Summary of Functions:

The right person for this position will have extensive experience in manual machining and toolmaking. Experience on Bridgeport machines and manual lathes is a must.

Responsibilities:

Machinist/Toolmaker

Qualifications:

  • At least four to five years of experience operating manual mills, lathes, & grinding machines for production of custom tools and fixtures
  • Knowledge of machine shop safety and machine shop practices
  • Ability to use and read dial indicators and calipers and inspection tools
  • Ability to read a Micrometer down to tenths and hold tight tolerances, Close visual acuity to machine and inspect parts to close tolerances
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and email
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects

Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate, high-quality tools and fixtures, for an Engineering Product Development Center, using various types of machining processes
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities required of a machinist & toolmaker:
  • Safely operate and maintain all shop equipment including mill, lathe, various grinders, and band saws
  • Manufacture tools and fixtures to drawing specifications, meeting all tolerance requirements
  • Able to work in a team environment and share responsibilities with other Machinists/Toolmakers
  • This includes machine maintenance, organization and replacement of expendable tools
  • Keep work area and machinery clean and in an orderly condition
  • Lubricate machinery and tooling as required
  • Assist with machine overhaul when requested
  • Able to read/understand blueprints or verbal instruction to fabricate specialized tooling, jigs, gages and fixtures
  • Understands the operation of all types of machine shop setups, ie rotary table, indexing head, boring head, sine bar, 4 jaw chuck, face-plate, steady rest, follower rest, etc
  • Use of precision measuring and gaging tools to perform required inspection before, during and after machining
  • Support any other fabrication needs as directed

Other:

  • Ability to work for extended periods sitting and looking at computer while completing repetitive motions to include substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • The ability to manage a number of projects at one time with frequent interruptions and tight deadlines
  • Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Fingering, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, and Hearing
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