Career Level Entry Level
- Monitors product quality and cycletime, adjusting feed and other settings as necessary.
- Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, router, materials, specifications, drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
- Maintains 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 replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
- Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to SOP.
- Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
Determine the fixtures, attachments and tools necessary to complete jobs according to specifications, and mount them to machine prior to beginning cutting.