Swiss CNC Setup Machinist

Job Description

Setup & Operates Citizen Swiss CNC machines to run production per approved schedule provided.

Responsible for setting up and operating Citizen Swiss CNC machines; performs preventative maintenance on machines.
Inspects parts and notifies the Swiss CNC Programmer of problems with equipment and/or tooling that may cause defects or lost time
Recommends process improvements to resolve problems
Fills out proper paperwork per job
Receives process travelers and verifies that the components are correct
Problem solves any issues that affect efficient production; recommends process improvements
Performs first piece inspection once setup is completed
Checks parts according to inspection plans
Verifies correct tools against tool sheet and program
Adjusts tools to meet blueprint specifications
Adjusts machine controls or control media; verifies the correct program is running properly
Replaces tooling on machines
Sets up and operates machines on a trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data
Takes corrective action to bring units into specification; places red tags on units that are out of specification (OOS); reports OOS to Quality personnel
Coordinates with Quality department to ensure that units comply with specifications
Complies with and maintains inspection procedure throughout production runs
Ensures work area, machine, tooling and parts are cleaned regularly and free from excess oil deposits; maintains a clean work area around assigned machines
Maintains good quality and production output
Labels parts and sends to the next operation in the process
Demonstrates ability to streamline processes to increase productivity and quality; ensures that production and prototype jobs are set up consistently and accurately in a timely manner
Cleans and assembles all collet assemblies; removes or replaces fixtures, collets and tools; inspects old collets and guide bushings
Assists fellow machinists, as needed

Charlotte, NC
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