Saw-Mill-Drill Technician/Programmer
Applied Laser

Summary of Position

Location: Weston, WI
Status: Full Time Position

Responsible for creating and loading advanced programs, setups, tool changes, and operating all Saw-Mill-Drill-Department equipment with an advanced level of quality and productivity by performing the following duties.

Application Deadline: 01/31/2018 OPEN

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Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  1. Sets up work area for efficient processing and maximum throughput of jobs.*
  2. Writes and/or loads both simple and complex programs, selects appropriate tooling/blades, develops fixtures for, and takes any other steps necessary to set up assigned jobs.*
  3. Ensures that parts are quickly processed, counted, and stacked in the best possible fashion for the following operation.*
  4. Maintains awareness of estimated production standard processing time and alerts supervisor when time is unachievable.*
  5. Ensures that parts are quickly delivered to the following operation.*
  6. Ensures that parts are correct according to the print and/or traveler.*
  7. Monitors machine operation and quality of parts and makes machine adjustments as necessary.*
  8. Reads, understands, and implements all information and instructions included on job travelers and technical drawings.*
  9. Responsible for the proper completion of all manufacturing and inspection documentation as required by company policies.*
  10. Identifies visual and dimensional defects and ensures that potential problems are effectively communicated to the department lead or the supervisor.*
  11. Contributes to any team to ensure consistent product and cooperative communication.*
  12. Identifies and/or cooperates with the potential opportunities for improvement in efficiency, utilization, productivity, and cost reduction strategies.*
  13. Responsible for the proper completion of all manufacturing and inspection documentation as required by company policies.*
  14. Contributes to any team with which you are working to ensure consistent product and cooperative communication.
  15. Responsible for absolute compliance with safety and PPE requirements.
  16. Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  17. Strives to assume the company’s commitments as your own and fulfills them with a sense of pride and urgency.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities / Essential Functions

  • Familiarity with geometry and trigonometry as necessary in order to ensure proper understanding and setup of complex machining operations
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with others in a team oriented environment
  • Ability to focus and stay productive without direct supervision
  • Ability to perform beyond the minimum job requirements and expectations
  • Ability to operate deburring and other equipment for extended periods of time
  • Ability to take ownership of your decisions and take responsibility for their outcome
  • Advanced understanding of current department machine componentry, tooling, and interface software and have the ability to keep the machines operating at an advanced level
  • Advanced understanding of the safety limitations of department machines
  • Advanced understanding of commonly used sheet metal, tubing, and shaped material sizes and alloys and their properties as relative to departmental machinery
  • Ability to travel when required

Job Description