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2nd Shift CNC Machinist - Level III

Company: MW Industries
Location: Warsaw
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:


Responsible for simple to complex set-ups and operation of CNC equipment, understands concepts and able to troubleshoot the program, tooling maintenance, training of employees and ensuring that all required processes are completed to produce parts that meet quality and ISO standards. May be responsible to operate CMM.


  • Performs simple to complex set-ups and operation of conventional, special-purpose, and computerized numerical control (CNC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts and fits and assembles machined parts into complete units, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machine ability of materials, and layout techniques. Can do multi-tasking with several set-ups running multiple machines at one time. Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings to programmed control data ensuring functionality and performance.
  • Review and understand blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and set up requirements.
  • Aligns and secures holding fixtures (such as collets, vices, indicating vices), cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and tooling pre-setter.
  • 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.
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, comparator, height gages, and gage blocks.
  • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.
  • Comply with company requirements in completing essential documentation, as required.
  • Train, assist, and support employees in producing quality parts and in completing all process requirements.
  • Assure all policies and procedures are followed and safety precautions are taken to reduce the risk of injury.
  • Maintain a clean work area and assure safe operation of all equipment.
  • Must be available on reasonable notice for unscheduled overtime to meet production schedules.
  • Perform and document Operator Preventive Maintenance operations, as needed.
  • Must fully understand setup and operation of at least two machining fields (mills, chucker lathes, Swiss lathes, grinders, wire EDMs, etc.) (for Pierceton campus) or different types/manufacturers of same machining field (for non-Pierceton campuses).


    • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plate, surface table, hand tools, and power tools.
    • Assist production in all areas.
    • Assist with tooling / fixturing build.
    • Occasionally, miscellaneous non-recurring duties may be assigned such as, but not limited to, packing, shipping, unpacking and sorting, inspection, cleaning, finishing, deburring, etc.


      • May assist cell lead with the following duties:
        • Follow the production schedule to drive schedule completion and maximize efficiencies.
        • Know which team member will be running which parts/machines or equipment during their shift. Make sure team members are familiar with any problem areas.
        • Inspecting parts and paperwork in a timely manner before moving order. Visual inspection of some parts in the order. Correct part counts. Paperwork completed correctly.
        • Identify non-conforming parts and initiate QHF process, if required.
        • Update cell boards/metrics and present cell data during management walks, as required.
        • Assist/lead daily meeting covering Safety, Quality or shift issues.
        • Keep production/machines running. Assist with or find a resource to ensure proactive communication to reduce machine wait time:
          • For machine set ups.
          • For team members when they have production issues/problems.
          • When a machine goes down to get it back up and running as soon as possible.
          • Provide on-the-job training, knowing the skills of team members and provide training to enhance their skills and ensure documentation is completed.
          • Process improvements/6S.
            • Give feedback to programmers on program changes, if applicable.
            • Identify process improvements and insure they are implemented with communication to the Cell Leader, ME, QE or Programmer.
            • Perform 6S audits, work with 6S team.
            • Communication with other set-up employees.
            • Identify any items needed for production and ensure they are available. For example, gages, fixtures, and special tooling.
            • Provide input regarding annual reviews and promotions of team members to Cell Lead and Production Manager.
            • Set the example for team members to follow in all areas of personal performance, behavior and adherence to policies and procedures.


              High School Graduate or equivalent. Five or more years CNC machining experience or demonstrated experience.


              CNC programming or experience preferred with ability to edit programs. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Excellent problem-solving skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly. Ability to read blueprints. Knowledge of GD&T. Complete knowledge of G and M codes. Ability to be a team player. Ability to mentor others. Leadership skills preferred.


              The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

              • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required throughout the workday to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to see print in various sizes and formats. May be required to climb stairs. Must regularly be able to pull and push up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
              • Work environment: Work performed in a production environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time (for Maintenance & Receiving only). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high, in some areas.

                EEO STATEMENT:

                Paragon Medical, a division of MW Industries, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: MW Industries, South Bend , 2nd Shift CNC Machinist - Level III, Other , Warsaw, Indiana

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