Under the direction of the Machining Supervisor, the responsibilities of the Machinist position includes reading work orders, knowledge of setup and safe operation of machines ( engine lathes, vertical boring mills, horizontal boring mills, saws and drill presses)also layout and measuring parts in accordance with product specification and production schedules
Reading Work Orders and drawings for product specifications, including dimensions and tolerance symbols, surface finishes, order of operations and material type and quantity.
Set up and operation of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, horizontal and vertical boring mills, drilling machines and CNC machining centers, to machine components according to specifications.
Verifying conformance of machined components according to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, such as inside and outside micrometers, dial indicators, surface and thickness testing units.
Precision layout of bolt circles, keyways etc. according to product specifications.
Operates bench grinder to sharpen tools.
Collaborating with machining coordinator or delegate to resolve machining or problems.
To be aware of workplace hazards and be in compliance with safe work practices at all times
May work in Assembly department to assist in assembling shafts and bearings as well as disassembly and re-assembly for service work.
Minimum ELT course or equivalent experience
Knowledge in general machining practices
Knowledge in safe machine operations
Experience on VBM’s and HBM’s an asset
Working in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment
Production line work
Operating overhead cranes
Working alone and/or with a team
Education and Skills
Read, write and speak English and good math skills. Grade 12 education preferred
Read and understand shop drawings
Red Seal Certification an asset
Knowledge of machining practices including cutting speeds and feeds, tooling and insert selection and basic safe machining practices