Responsible in producing machined components by setting up and operating computer numerical control (CNC) machines.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -
Develop, lead and run programs of CNC machining by reviewing work orders, customer prints, engineering plans, materials specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
Understand, calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow and enter command to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control media; observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjusts machine controls or control media as required to meet required specifications.
Responsible in reviewing final machining and sizing of components. Supporting prototype, pre-production, production programs and rework to include documentation.
Following quality assurance procedures, processes and practices.
Promote continuous product improvement by conceptualizing and implementing new procedures, processes or fixtures.
Provide technical support for engineering and sales including process development and review, tooling design and labor estimates.
Provides training to production employees on key processes and procedures as applicable to their respective production area.
Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists employees in solving work-related issues.
Willing to work overtime and off shifts as required - including weekends.
Maintain documentation on projects in process, including process serialization and test reports.
Perform machine maintenance and repairs as required.
Support and embrace the Company Core Value and Growth Strategy.
Responsible to implement, promote, review, and continually improve the effectiveness of the Quality Management System.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -
Maintain adherence to Company policies, safety/ergonomic standards and good housekeeping practices.
Coach and direct technicians and project team members.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
High School/GED/Technical degree or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 3-5+ years of experience in Conventional & CNC Machining of Precision Components.
Must be proficient in using in Can-CAM software- MasterCAM, CamWorks, and Solidworks.
Competent shop math and algebra skills required.
CNC programming and knowledge of G and M codes or experience preferred with ability to edit programs.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly.
Ability to read blueprints.
Knowledge of GD&T.
Organized, with strong technical and computer skills.
Knowledge of metrology methods and equipment.
Must exhibit good communication, interpersonal skills, and an ability to manage his/her own priorities and workloads while working in a team environment
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
Ability to produce machined optical components by setting up and operating computer numerical control (CNC) machines.
Ablility to operate optical metrology test equipment – Interferometer (Zygo, Optipro), CMM, White light interferometer, calipers, micrometers, comparator and sag gauges.
Understand and implementation of Lean Manufacturing Fundamentals including 5S standards to ensure clean and organized working areas.
About Hardin Optical Company
Hardin Optical is your source for high precision optics: from rapid prototype development and custom fabrication to mass production.Established in 1976, Hardin Optical is located in the beautiful coastal community of Bandon, Oregon. For over three decades we have manufactured high quality optical components and systems. A strong emphasis on research and statistical process control keeps us at the industry forefront and sustains our technical versatility.Our facility incorporates all the latest optical tools and equipment necessary for producing high precision optical products. In addition, our complete machine shop provides custom fabrication and in-house tool development for complete project support and maintenance.Hardin Optical Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V