This person will report to the Manufacturing Engineer Manager
Directs and plans numerical control programs to produce valve bodies and components from engineering drawings.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Responsible for writing of new and maintenance of existing programs.
- Investigates new cost reduction developments and applications for N/C operation (e.g. tools, methods, CAM)
- Directs the preparation of N/C and CAM documentation for use by NC Programming manufacturing personnel.
- Coordinates N/C and CAM methods and design criteria with other manufacturing and Engineering personnel. Meets with Manufacturing and Manufacturing engineering management to resolve N/C related production problems.
- Manages the maintenance of N/C and CAM files and computer based data systems, including shop floor Direct Numerical Control (DNC) system.
- Provides shop support for continuing N/C machine operations.
- Evaluates engineering drawings to determine parts and tooling which can be economically and efficiently produced by N/C operations.
- Determines the cutting tool path, speeds and feeds, and methods to be used on N/C machine tool.
- Maintains and revises programs to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
- Prepares programs, including “Master Family of Parts” programs, for N/C machines through computer equipment.
- Develops and prepares N/C documentation for use by machine operators.
- Assists machine operators in tool and tape proofing.
- Maintains tape library and related records.
- Writes and/or revises programs to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
- Investigates new tooling/methods.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES (i.e. language skills, mathematical abilities etc.)
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Knowledge of N/C machines, methods and practices in planning and developing operational programs for N/C machines.
- Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and designs.
- Knowledge of Esprit 2-1/2 access turn/mill CNC programming.
- Familiarity with general machine shop practices, production layout practices, sequences, tooling arrangements, machine setup, and instructions for machining operations.
- Some knowledge of Esprit Post Development a plus.
Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school OR six months to one year related experience and/or training; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
Computer literate (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Solidworks and AutoCad).
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