Punch Press Set Up Specialist
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Title: Punch Press Set Up Specialist
Location: Seattle, Washington
Dept.: Machine Shop
Reports to: Production Manager
Hours: First Shift Full Time M/F
Ability to learn to set-up & operate punch press machines with a strong mechanical aptitude and a working knowledge of machine practices. A willingness to work and collaborate in a team environment.
- Determines dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece and setup requirements from work-orders, blueprints, drawings, manuals, specifications, templates or verbal instructions.
- Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, dies, attachments, accessories, and materials on punch press.
- Assigns operators to specific jobs, providing assistance and monitoring for quality and efficiency.
- Calculates and sets controls to regulate manufacturing factors such as speed, feed, or production rate.
- Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance or defective production, and adjusts machine controls as required.
- Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of settings.
- Verifies conformance of finished work pieces to specifications.
- Confers with set-ups and other machinists and production personnel to resolve manufacturing or assembly problems.
- Ensures the adherence to production safety and health standards, policies and procedures by monitoring personnel, machinery and work environment. Immediately notifies supervisor and/or Human Resources Director of any safety and health concerns and problems”.
- High School diploma, GED or equivalent
- One year of aerospace manufacturing experience
- Language Skills:
- Ability to understand policies, procedures and carry-out complex instructions and clearly give feedback and information to co-worker
- Basic knowledge of manufacturing geometry and math skills, such as decimals and fractions
- Ability to use the following programs:
- Microsoft Word and Outlook.
- Independent, accurate use of precision measuring tools.
- Ability to analyze and manipulate DRO information.
- Ability to identify and evaluate standard and special cutters, materials, rivets, and tools.
- Thorough familiarity with assigned machinery and their individual parts in assigned area.
- Understanding of work-orders, blueprints, tooling and department workflow.
- Other Qualifications :
- Working knowledge of quality system concepts and procedures.
- Beginning American Sign Language skills, preferred.
- Ability to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.
- Stand up to 8 hours, with standard rest-periods.
- Ability to perform work assignments requiring repetitive motion.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F
Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or to:
The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
Attn.: Don Helsel
2501 S. Plum Street
Seattle, Washington 98144
Telephone: (206) 436-2160
Fax: (206) 436-2244
TTY: (206) 324-1388