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Machine Operator III

Company: RP Skilled Services
Location: Reading
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

3rd shift M-F 10pm-6am or weekend shift Fri, Sat, and Sun 6pm to 6am

Essential Responsibilities:
Set-up and operate CNC and/or EDM machines to perform machining operations, fast hole drilling, graphite shaping on metal castings, forgings and bar stock according to specifications and set-up instructions, applying knowledge of machining methods.
Study work instructions (mechanical drawings) and set-up instructions to determine machining required, dimensional specifications, work procedures and methods. Determine tool lengths, maintain tool change list and program measuring adjustments.
Install work holding devices such as blocks and tooling on table of machine using hand tools. Lift work piece on table manually or with other material handling equipment and position and secure work piece on machine table or in holding device.
Select and install tooling, place electrodes in automatic-tool-changer (if required) in sequence specified on process sheet.
Observe numerical displays on control panel and compare with data on process sheet to verify dimensional adjustments, feed rates and speed of machining cuts. Check program at start of each shift.
Inspect first-run piece, maintain measured dimension list. Record and inspect key dimensions for conformance to specifications using micrometer and precision dial gauges.
Notify supervisor if machined first piece does not conform to specifications or of machine malfunction. Deburr all pieces as per specifications and good machining practice. Troubleshoot production problems.
Troubleshoot production, machine and quality problems.
Maintain tools and measuring instruments supplied by company.
Maintain company production and quality standards.
Report unusual problems or conditions to supervisor.
Observe company safety rules and regulations.
Perform, as assigned, other similar and related duties.

High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required
Minimum of one-year experience in EDM/CNC or tooling production or equivalent (equivalent being metronics tech school grad or similar program)
Basic mechanical skills needed
Proficient shop math skills

Ability to lift/push/pull at least 30 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation
Ability to work occasional weekend shifts
Ability to work overtime as required
Willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example: safety glasses and safety shoes (also provide ear plugs, gloves, gowns and uniform)
Successful completion of a background check and drug screen

Desired Characteristics
Demonstrates positive attitude, strong work ethic, and self-motivation
Has strong ethical stands and integrity
Experience in manufacturing preferred
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
Ability to follow written instructions and take verbal instructions for multiple assembly tasks in a manufacturing shop environment.
Demonstrates strong communication and follow-up skills
Able to work with computerized shop floor tools
Strong team player and flexible-willingness to move to different areas
Ability to work alone or as part of a team with minimal supervision

Keywords: RP Skilled Services, Reading , Machine Operator III, Other , Reading, Pennsylvania

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