Machining Tech II - R&D

  • Company: Arconic
  • Location: Waco, Texas
  • Posted: November 23, 2017
  • Reference ID: J3M71H5Y4NCTBPJHTML
Working to very close tolerances, sets up and operates a variety of manual and/or CNC metal cutting machines. Reads and interprets blueprints, engineering sketches, and diagrams. Produces items for a variety of applications.

Specific Responsibilities (these will vary depending on work assignment):
Machining
  • Set up and operate a variety of manual and CNC metal cutting machines such as mills, lathes, grinders, drills and related equipment.
  • Program CNC equipment using Espirit, EZ CAM, and CAPS.
  • Produce a wide range of items including, tooling for production machines, repair parts, installation tooling parts, and fastener prototypes.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and sketches to determine specifications of items to be produced.
  • Read gages, micrometers, scales, calipers and related precision measuring equipment to determine item conformance to specifications.
  • Work to required dimensional tolerances.
  • Assists in the design, construction, and/or modifications of prototype fasteners and installation systems and provides input on product design and improvements.
Shop Support
  • Prepare production machine tooling set-up packages and assists in set-ups.
  • Identifies material, cutting tools, fixtures, and other items necessary to produce tooling for production machines, repair parts, installation tooling parts, and fastener prototypes.
  • Estimate job times.
  • Maintains maintenance records and equipment lists in the R&D area.
  • Maintains inventory of raw materials to produce a variety of parts.
  • Performs routine maintenance and adjustments on machine tools and equipment.
  • Train less experience personnel in the proper set up and operation of machining equipment.
  • Prepare production reports and other reports or forms in both manual and electronic formats.
Other Duties
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area in accordance with 5-S principles.
  • Perform all work activities in accordance with safety and environmental standards.
  • Maintains full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Alcoa Guide to Business Conduct.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of and commitment to learn manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Performs all work activities in accordance with safety and environmental standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications

Minimum of 5 years of experience setting up and operating manual and/or CNC machine tools to perform precision metal cutting and shaping operations.

Preferred Qualifications

Technical school education in machining

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