MachinistDate posted 10/06/2016
Job ID#: 10070BR
Company: General Atomics
Job Title: Machinist
Job Category: Manufacturing
Regular/Temp: Regular Employee
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) is a supplier of advanced electromagnetic systems, related power equipment and other high technology products for a variety of government and commercial applications. These include products such as the design and fabrication of linear motors, superconducting and conventional rotating motors, power inverters, high-energy capacitors, radiation monitoring systems, high-voltage direct current power distribution systems, and numerous other products.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a 2nd shift Machinist in Tupelo, MS. Under general supervision with general instruction, a Machinist is responsible for performing moderately complex functions related to machine tools. A Machinist plans, lays out work, sets up and operates all types of lathes and mills to machine developmental, production or maintenance parts to exacting tolerances and dimensions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs moderately complex functions related to CNC machine set-up and operation.
- Operates and occasionally performs machine set up of Computer Numerically Control (CNC) horizontal turning lathes and precisions milling machines.
- Must be familiar with using G and M codes.
- Operate CNC VTL with 118” chuck
- Operate Horizontal Mills up to 393” travel
- Operate CNC Lathe with 78” swing
- Reviews engineering drawings from sketches, graphic illustrations or verbal/written correspondence to plan the fabrication sequence to fabricate parts to specifications in a timely manner.
- Determines cutting tools to be used, method of holding and machine speeds and feeds.
- Operates metrology equipment and record and document metrology information.
- Prepares the fabrication and metrology of components to specifications in a timely manner in a fast paced, schedule driven program.
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Typically requires an associate’s degree, technical/trade school training or equivalent and four or more years related experience. Additional experience may be substituted for formal education.
- Must have experience machining castings and forgings weighing several thousand pounds.
- Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to perform non-routine or moderately complex set-up and fabrication of machined parts with little direction; (2) strong knowledge of machining equipment including ability to use judgment and safe practices; (3) ability to read and understand engineering drawings, sketches, verbal and written instructions; (4) skills to maintain the flow of work within the unit using independent judgment in solving non-routine problems and recommending solutions; (5) strong interpersonal skills and written communication skills to interface with employees and management; and (6) basic computer skills.
- The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.