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Machinist - Non-Certified

Date: Jan 18, 2022

Location: Wellington, KS, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

Set up and operates computer numerical control (CNC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic parts.  

Job Responsibilities

1.    Follows all Standard Work and Shop Practices.  Uses all available information and procedures to strive for zero-defects on all parts. 

2.    Desires to participate and promote GKN Wellington’s deployment of the Lean Excellence Model, and have a clear focus on Safety and Continuous Improvement.   

3.    Has the ability to use machine control(s) effectively though may require help on occasion.  “Effectively” is defined as having understanding of all functions of the machine control including axis movement, program management, tool data management, offset management, etc.  Understands function of basic control panel features.  A Level I operator has this ability on 1 or more of the following controls:  Acramatic 850, 950, 2100; Siemens 840D, Fanuc, Mazak, and ‘open architecture’ controls.

4.    Basic understanding of surface speed, cutter rpm, and chip load and can demonstrate this knowledge by using a ‘slide rule’ calculator or formula calculation.

5.    Possesses all tools on Required Tool List and knows how to use them properly.  Can demonstrate what tool to use to check various tolerance levels and the reasoning for this.

6.    Can calculate and use decimals written out to four places.

7.    Demonstrates ability to perform simple MDI commands.  Can input data to move machine to coordinates, turn spindle on and off, coolant on and off, and put machine into neutral or ‘low gear’ for hole indication purposes. 

8.    Has basic level of blueprint understanding.  Can find blueprint zone information, and part dimensional features.  Can use this information to complete Operator Inspection Reports.

9.    Can set up a job.  This means loading fixtures, indicating them in along 3 axis, set coordinates off a set-up hole using a dial indicator or probe.  Can input Tool Data.  Understands cutter diameter or radius compensation.  Must be able to do this with minimal to no supervision.  Identifies damaged Tooling and notifies Supervisor.

10.    Can identify type of tool (end mill, drill, inserted tool, reamer, etc).  Can identify left hand versus right hand tools and understands required spindle direction for each use.

11.    Understands how to load raw material onto a fixture and how to make sure it is loaded properly by using feeler gauges, indicators, etc.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications
•    A high school diploma or GED required. A two year degree in an industrial or manufacturing field and or automotive experience in a plus.
•    Must be a US Citizen due to program security clearance requirements and/or SSA requirements.
Preferred Qualifications
•    GKN experience.
•    Manufacturing / industrial work experience performing tasks associated with fabrication and/or assembly desired.
•    Demonstrated ability to recognize discrepancies in materials or processes required.
•    Position requires knowledge of basic shop math, including addition, subtraction, decimals and fractions.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita