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Machinist

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We are currently seeking a Machinist for a local Sudbury client.

Job Overview
The Machinist is responsible to set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and consumables, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures. The individual ensures quality products are being produced and maintains a safe, clean and productive work environment.

Key Job Responsibilities
– Rotate to various assigned machines as required;
– Position heavy fabricated metal components in machining fixtures utilizing overhead and jib cranes and other lifting devices per procedure;
– Set up and operate metalworking and cutting equipment;
– Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as drill press, band saws, lathes, or grinders;
– Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines;
– Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers, etc.;
– Measure, examine, and test completed parts in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers, gages, etc.;
– Follows documented procedures standard work, routings, and blueprints to perform safe and defect free operations to create and machine components;
– Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work;
– Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock in order to display placement of cuts;
– Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs;
– Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures;
– Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment in order to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter; and
– Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel in order to exchange technical information.

Qualifications/Requirements
– College Diploma in Machining or Tool & Die or equivalent experience.
– Licensing as Machinist, etc. is an asset.
– Knowledge of safe operation of machines and other tools within production facility.
– Knowledge of machine centers, tools, including their designs, uses and maintenance.
– Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and their applications in machining.
– Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
– Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
– Ability to read blue prints, drawings, schematics.
– Good communication skills to work with multi-dimensional team.
– Willingness to learn.

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