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Machine Operator

Requisition ID:  10853
Category:  Manufacturing
Career level:  Beginner (1-3 years of experience)
Contract type:  Permanent

Machine/CNC Operator

 

 

Reports to:  Channel Manager

Location:  Sumter, SC

 

 

Job Function

The primary function of this position is the efficient set-up, operation and troubleshooting of CNC machining centers ensuring the proper machining techniques are followed and acceptable levels of quality and productivity are met within established parameters in a safe and effective manner.

 

Duties and Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

  • Starts up and shut down a variety of machine(s) following established company procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Sets up and operates numerically controlled (NC, CNC, PLC and other manual machines) lathes (horizontal & vertical) performing machining operations including: turning, boring and facing castings and forgings.  Selects and installs tooling into tool posts, turrets or indexing heads.
  • Mounts work piece in chuck, or faceplate, manually or using hoist or cranes.
  • Performs machining operations on a variety of parts at times with high levels of complexity, ensuring machining operations are performed within established parameters, minimizing scrap and rework with acceptable levels of output.
  • Reads and interprets a variety of engineering and quality specifications.
  • Applies practical and working knowledge of machines to make the necessary adjustments (turning dials, switches, and assigned offset/program controls) to override machine control and correct machine performance.
  • Responsible for all inspections ensuring conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments.  May also perform inspections for other operators if required.
  • Observes numerical displays on control panel and compares with data on process sheet to verify dimensional adjustments, feed rates and speed of machining cuts. 
  • Performs continuous improvement (lean) activities as may be assigned or required.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment including identification of unsafe conditions.  Steel toed shoes and ANSI approved safety glasses with side shields must be worn at all times.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as scheduled and/or required.

 

Requirement/Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Technical degree in manufacturing technology preferred.
  • One (1) to three (3) years machining experience in precision manufacturing environment.
  • Solid understanding and ability to use shop math and precision (micrometers, precision dial gauges, etc.) measuring instruments.
  • A thorough knowledge of CNC machine operation, tool off setting and basic machine code is strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to read, write, understand technical documentation, computer literate, read process drawing (blueprints), and engineering specification.    

 

About SKF

 

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees are 45,000. www.skf.com

 

What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

 

Health and Wellness Benefits.  SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

 

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested).  And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).

 

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

 

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About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees ca 45,000.


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina