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The Timken Company Gear Machine Operator - 715376100 in South Haven, Michigan

Gear Machine OperatorPlans and performs a variety of machine operations utilizing numerical control machining centers to cut, shape, or form metal work pieces to specifications.Essential Responsibilities:Interprets complicated drawings, program sheets, instructions, and process sheets to determine work to be donePerforms diversified operations on numerical control machining centersPerforms a variety of milling, drilling, boring, or related operations to close and interrelated tolerancesReviews setup sheet and specifications to determine machining sequence and dimensions of finished work pieceAttaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures work piece in fixture according to setup instructionsSelects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle or magazineLoads programs in machine control console or enters commands to retrieve preprogrammed machine instructions from databaseManipulates controls and enters commands to index cutting tool to specified set point and to start machineObserves and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting toolsChanges cutting tools and location of work piece during machining process as specified in setup instructionsPerforms a variety of inspection and gauging operations to insure maintenance of quality standards and specificationsMeasures work piece for conformance to specificationsNotifies supervisor of discrepanciesUtilizes override control to correct conditions that are out of tolerance or operating unusuallyAdjusts machine feed and speed and changes cutters to machine parts according to specifications when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctionsMachines materials other than metal, such as composites, plastic, and rubberCleans machine, tooling, and partsPerforms machine maintenanceTechnical/Functional Skills:Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.Reads, understands, and follows quality system instructions and proceduresStarts-up and safely operates required machinery; Identifies machine operating problems; Corrects machine operating problems; Completes preventive maintenance; Conducts product inspections and uses appropriate gauges and measuring instruments to maintain production qualityCompletes set-ups on required machineryDemonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure qualityMeets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Work quicklyObserves safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properlyIs consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absentMinimum QualificationsAbility to stand for long periods of timeAbility to lift up to 25 lbsBasic blue print readingAbility to read/write in EnglishHigh school diploma or GEDAuthorized to work in the USLovejoy experience preferredJoin one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - an honor we've received ten times.The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally,