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CNC MACHINIST Job Type:Temporary Location:Torrance, CA Post Date:03/11/2016 Job Description:SUMMARYThe CNC Machinist maximizes efficiency through the operation process and observes multiple CNC Mills and Lathes that use single or multiple spindles with automatic indexing and feeding mechanisms to machine metal bar stock for the manufacture of various types of medical products. Processes methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation for disabilities may be made for one or more of the following:• Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed and feed.• Observes operation is to specification on CNC machine to produce various types of medical products.• Stop machines to remove finished work pieces, or to change tooling, setup, or work piece placement, according to required machining sequences. Detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.• Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.• Remove and replace dull cutting tools.• Perform preventive maintenance as outlined on the Preventive Maintenance Form.• Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and work pieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.• Listen to machines during operation in order to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.• Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.• Lift work pieces to machines manually or with the use of hand tools.• Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified programs.• Calculate machine speed and feed ratios, and the size and position of cuts.• Prepares and verifies production machine operations on trial run to ensure accuracy of machine settings.• Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.• Recognizes improper machine functioning and recognizes defects in machinery, measuring instruments or equipment. Notifies or informs lead or immediate supervisor when machine maintenance is needed.• Performs Statistical Process Control (SPC) checks per specification, Mastercam (CAM software) and acts in accordance with output and demonstrates knowledge and use of Shop Floor Systems.• Reads & studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work-piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.• Recognizes and remedies minor machine malfunctioning or cutting action of tools. Major discrepancies are reported to supervisor.• Provide necessary information to Manufacturing team, Engineering Team or others to document procedures and drawings.• Identifies, disassembles and determines corrective action required to repair work or broken parts.• Checks tooling and reworks as needed to keep machine running.• Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.• Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams.• Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.• Works directly with all levels in the organization including, management/supervision on continuous improvement efforts regarding machines, components and manufacturing systems.• Reports any safety violation, machining equipment misusage and/or improperly performed work to supervisor or lead.• All employees are responsible for complying with the rules and regulations set forth by Federal, Local, and State government, LISI Medical, and HSE Procedures.• All employees are responsible for attending all training provided and for adhering to all HSE procedures, policies, and plans, conforming to reporting requirements, and safe operating procedures at all times.• All employees are required to bring any known or suspected nonconformance for all company procedures or legal requirements to management’s attention immediately.• Continually seek opportunities to improve our HSE performance by establishing objectives and targets, measuring progress, and reporting our results.• Works under general supervision with a certain degree of latitude as required.• May assist and/or suggest waste elimination initiatives specifically related to the function and department such as production material recycle or removal opportunities.• Performs record keeping, data entry, housekeeping, and follows safety regulations.• Performs a variety of other related duties as assigned.Ways of working, Experience, and BehaviorsTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:• Analytical - Synthesizes information; Collects and researches data; Uses experience to complement data; understands the work flows and procedures.• Technical Skills – Comprehends manufacturing processes and methods including flow, layout, assembly and production equipment.• Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens intently to others and seeks clarification; Provides clear and pleasant responses to inquires regardless of the situation. Participates in meetings.• Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback Places success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.• Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with department and company goals.• Cost Consciousness - Works within directions of the department’s resources and contributes to profits and revenue.• Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages individual work demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.• Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities of self and others; Uses time efficiently; Plans for resources in a creative way only adding cost as absolutely necessary; Sets individual goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.• Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.May assist in the technical coaching of trainees &/or operators.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS SKILLS AND ABILITIESEducation and/or Experience• High School Diploma or GED with minimum 1 year from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience• Working experience of CNC, Single Spindle or Screw Machine type of manufacturing procedures• Proficient in blueprints interpretation, key process parameters and SPC data acquisition.• A minimum of 5 years in CNC.Language SkillsAbility to read, comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to perform simple written instructions, correspondence or memos. Must be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees of the organizationMathematical SkillsAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Knowledge of basic shop math. Ability to calculate in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units and weight measurement, volume, and distanceReasoning AbilityAbility to define problems by data collection, establish facts and follow instructions in written and basic diagram formats. Ability to multi-task variety of problem solving and deal with several internal and external situations.Computer SkillsTo perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic computer skills and departmental applications: SPC & Shop Floor System.PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETYPhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand for extended periods of time and walk; sit; requires eye-hand coordination, use hands hand movement and manual dexterity use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, listen and speak. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up bend, reach to shoulder level and lift, carrying, pushing and/or pulling to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), and ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus). Hearing level within normal/average range.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Safety and EnvironmentalThe responsibilities of the position include compliance with company and governmental safety, environmental and hazardous materials regulations and procedures. Employee will be required to wear personal safety equipment such as safety glasses, hearing protection, or proper footwear PPE in specified areas.We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.