The CNC Set-Up Operator is responsible for the machining of plastic products, applying knowledge of plastic to setups, cutting techniques, using precision instruments, hand tools, machines and equipment in order to produce parts on time and according to specifications.
Reads and interprets blueprints, shop orders and Job Safety Analysis (JSA) sheets to establish work responsibilities.Sets-up and operates CNC machine to machine plastic parts according to specifications, tooling, instructions and standards charts applying knowledge of machine methods.Performs multiple set-up and changeovers. Selects positions and secures tool in tool holder (chuck, collet, or tool post) and makes proper settings on controls or fabricate plastic parts.Has knowledge and ability to edit programs to improve cycle times. Must know G-Codes. Positions and secures work piece in holding devise, machine table, chuck, centers or fixtures using clamps and wrenches.Uses calipers, and tape measure to ensure parts are in compliance with work order and print.Works in a safety conscious manner ensuring safety of self and others and operates machinery in accordance with Job Safety Analysis (JSA) requirements.Records steps in production process (i.e. time, counts, operation/shop order numbers, materials used, visual and dimensional characteristics).Works in cooperative manner with external customers and with Team members to improve quality and performance of team. Identifies, resolves and/or communicates job or machine problems.Ensures materials (pieces), secondary operation equipment and IN and OUT scrap containers are staged.Maintains safe and clean work area.Performs Preventative Maintenance as required. Instructs or trains others on machining techniques.Applies knowledge and experience and makes process or improvement recommendations on jobs. Perform other tasks as assigned.