Georgia Employer CNC OPERATOR (COMPUTER NUMERIC CONTROL OPERATOR) in Brunswick, Georgia
Operators must be able to use and understand lathes and/or mills. Must be able to read and use micrometers, calipers and understand feeds and speeds. Reading prints is a must.* Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.* Calculate machine speed and feed ratios, and the size and position of cuts.* Monitor machine operation and control panel displays, and compare readings to specifications in order to detect malfunctions.* Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.* Remove and replace dull cutting tools.* Review program specifications or blueprints to determine and set machine operations and sequencing, finished workpiece dimensions, or numerical control sequences.* Set up and operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic workpieces.* Set up future jobs while machines are operating.* Stop machines to remove finished workpieces, or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement, according to required machining sequences.* Check to ensure that workpieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation.* Confer with supervisors or programmers to resolve machine malfunctions and production errors, and to obtain approval to continue production.* Control coolant systems.* Enter commands or load control media such as tapes, cards, or disks into machine controllers in order to retrieve programmed instructions.* Input initial part dimensions into machine control panels.* Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.* Lift workpieces to machines manually, or with hoists or cranes.* Listen to machines during operation in order to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.* Maintain machines, and remove and replace broken or worn machine tools, using hand tools.* Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.* Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified programs.Experience with large turning and or super alloys is helpful as is ISO and OSHA knowledge.The shifts will rotate every 90-days after training with an additional $.50 differential while on third shift. Salary range will be $10-$18 hourly commensurate with experience and skill.Relocation expenses will be considered for the right candidate.A math test and print reading will be given as part of the interview process.