Pattern Maker/Machine Operator
Company: Harrison Steel Castings Company
Posted on: September 6, 2018
Summary: Builds and alters pattern equipment in the Pattern Shop and machines castings in the Machine Shop. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Builds, mounts, and rigs patterns and core boxes made of metal, wood, and plastic with little supervision. Operates CNC 5-axis power router and programs using Mastercam. Learns to read drawings and makes layouts with two percent shrink. Uses hand and power tools. Purchases own hand tools. Plans the construction of a new pattern with the supervisor's assistance. Cross train in our Machine Shop operating machine tools to machine castings. Follows job work instructions and training matrix, where applicable. Additional Essential Duties and Responsibilities to reach A-grade: Reads difficult drawings with multiple views and sections and creates accurate layouts using the proper shrink rule. Understands the metal casting process and the need for clearance and close over. Plans a new pattern construction from start to finish in the least amount of time while maintaining the highest level of quality. Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies; analyzes complex or diverse information; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail; responds promptly to customer needs; maintains confidentiality; writes clearly and informatively; is consistently at work and on time; uses time efficiently; monitors own work to ensure quality; completes work in timely manner; works quickly; observes safety and security procedures. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); to reach A-grade, must have four to six years of experience. Previous experience in CNC machining required. Previous training in blue print reading a plus. Language Ability: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a basic working knowledge of computer applications. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and work in high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Keywords: Harrison Steel Castings Company, Lafayette , Pattern Maker/Machine Operator, Other , Lafayette, Indiana
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