SAMPLE MACHINING, INC., DBA BITEC
|Job Title: Toolmaker||Reports To: Plant Manager|
|Department: Manufacturing||Last Revision Date: 03/18/2009|
Analyzes a variety of specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools,
and fits and assembles parts to fabricate or repair cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, or machinists’ hand tools, applying knowledge of tool design, shop mathematics, metal properties, and layout, machining, and assembly procedures.
- Studies specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, or tool description, and plans sequence of operations.
- Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock to lay out work pieces for machining.
- Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts to specifications, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
- Positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable, using devices such as vises, V-blocks, and angle plates.
- Fits and assembles parts into assemblies or mechanisms, using hand tools.
- Verifies dimensions and alignment, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks.
- Examines standard tools and modifies tools as required.
- Develops specifications from general descriptions and draws or sketches tool to be fabricated, using drafting tools or computer and software programs.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
- Advanced reading, writing, and shop arithmetic skills required. Tool design, metal properties required.
- Experience using the following tools: lathe, milling machine, grinder, drill press, jigs, fixtures, gauges, machinist hand tools.
- Ability to read, interpret blueprints, sketches, or tool description/plans and work instructions.
- Manual dexterity required for operating machinery, tools and computers.
LIFTING AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Walking to and from the storage facility and throughout the plant
- Lifting not to exceed 30 pounds
- Bending, stooping, standing, climbing,
Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Work involves frequent lifting of materials up to 30 pounds; cranes are available for heavier items.
Machinery and tool operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: Eye safety glasses, hearing protection as needed and closed toed “full leather uppers” on shoes. Loose fitting clothes, long hair and jewelry are not permitted because they present safety concerns.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED