Eaton Corporation CNC Setup Machinist II - 3rd shift in North Charleston, South Carolina
Eaton Aerospace Group located in N. Charleston, SC has an opening for a Setup Machinist II.
The setup machinist will lead the transition/changeover between production runs on various CNC machines such as mills and lathes then operate select machines through the remainder of the production run while ensuring quality parts from the work cell.
The Essential Functions Include:
Properly set tools in machine locations required for set-up
Perform part changeover including program retrieval and input
Effectively use pre-setter arm or tool setter and perform tool offsets
Establish work offsets (G54, G55, etc.) manually and utilizing probing technology
Change out all tooling and properly build tools
General understanding of CNC programs
Recognize, clear or eliminate machine alarms
Troubleshoot and eliminate variations that are out of process; i.e. run-out, flatness problems.
Calibrate pre-setter arm by resetting parameters or tool setter or spindle probe
Read machine programs and perform speeds and feeds edits under engineering guidelines.
Ability understand, comprehend, and interpret the decimal system in order to measure down to millionths
Able to perform all functions of the Operator and Setup Machinist I role of designated machine(s) at full trained expertise level
Read, understand, and reset CNC machine program codes
Able to determine and run work offsets for 4 axis single machine
Display advanced management of part specific tooling packages 1-30 tools per process
Able to manage parts with less than 10-50 part features
Calculate and input axis coordinates X, Y and Z or use spindle probe to determine work offsets
Read, understand and interpret complex engineering drawings, GD&T and complex CMM reports to make necessary work offsets
Able to run Mill, Lathe and/or Precision Grind
*All Setup machinists running precision grinders down to 50 millionths are Setup II
Cross train other employees in machine operations
Follow all Eaton safety policies and standards
Fulfill the requirements of the Quality Policy and Quality Management System
Maintain a clean and safe working environment adhering to 5S Principles
Other duties assigned
High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution
Must have a minimum of four (4) years’ experience operating CNC lathes and/or mills in a manufacturing or operations environment or equivalent education
Must have two (2) years’ experience setting up CNC lathes and/or mills
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee
Relocation is not provided. Candidate must reside within 50 mile radius of North Charleston, SC to be considered.
Technical degree in manufacturing, machining, or related field
Journeyman’s Toolmaker Certification
Experience with CNC or conversational programming
Experience operating a variety of manual machines (lathes, mills, jig bore, grinders etc.)
Familiar with Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing techniques such as Value Stream Mapping, 5S, TPM, Error Proofing, Standardized Work, Set up Reduction, Continuous Flow, and Pull
Experience in Troubleshooting Problems using quality tools such as statistics, 8D, 5 Why, Fishbone diagrams, etc.
PC computer skills (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, etc...) with ability to learn other programs
Must be able to understand and interpret blueprints and sketches including proficiency in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
Must be able to perform basic shop math.
Must have demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
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Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems
Job Level: Entry Level
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
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