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Automatic Screw Machine Operator

Waterloo, IN 46793

Industry: Industrial Job Number: LM353873126 Pay Rate: $17.80 / hour Branch: Auburn

Job Description

Charleston Metal Products. Inc.
Do you have strong mechanical abilities?
Responsible for the operation of 1 or more multiple spindle screw machines to machine metal work pieces to specifications on a production basis.

Shift and Compensation
  • Monday-Friday
  • 7:00am-3:30pm
  • $17.80- Pay scale tops out at $22.55 for this position
Job Title: Screw Machine Operator — Multiple Spindle
Reports To: Screw Machine Supervisor
General Summary:
Responsible for the operation of 1 or more multiple spindle screw machines to machine metal work pieces to specifications on a production basis.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works safely to prevent on-the-job injuries by wearing appropriate safety equipment, following safe work practices and operating equipment in compliance with OSHA regulations, company policies, and procedures.
  • Operates one or more (normally 2) previously set up multiple spindle screw machines equipped with automatic indexing and feeding mechanism to perform a series of machining operations on metal bar stock.
  • Reads dimensional guidelines for such information as dimensions, tolerances, and number of work pieces to be machined.
  • Examines machine to become familiar with tooling setup.
  • Loads stock into feeding mechanism.
  • Starts machine and observes operation.
  • Verifies conformance of sample work pieces to specifications, using preset gauges, micrometers, dial indicators, and sunnen hole gauges.
  • Replaces or sharpens worn tools.
  • Operate bench grinder or surface grinder to sharpen tools.
  • Adjusts machine controls and changes tool settings to keep dimensions within specified tolerances.
  • Removes chips and shavings from surfaces of machines, using oil line, brush, rag, or air hose, and wipes surfaces of machines with rag to remove excess oil.
  • May be required to instruct other workers for training purposes.
  • Monitors and documents quality and production data as required.
  • Has the authority to stop shipment and / or to stop production to correct quality problems and prevent quality issues from reaching our customers.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • May be assigned other duties as required.
Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements:
  • Must be able to work in and encourage a team environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of calipers, micrometers, gauges, etc.
  • Sound mechanical abilities.
Education and Experience Requirements: " “
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Prior knowledge of screw machine practices and equipment preferred.

 Physical Demands:
  • Lifting: Constantly (67-100%) lifts 0-10 pounds. Frequently (34-66%) lifts 11-25 pounds. Occasionally (0-33%) lifts to 26-85 pounds.
  • Push/Pull: Occasionally (0-33%) push/pulls up to 25 pounds.
  • Environment: Constantly exposed to ambient environmental conditions. Exposure to noise levels requiring the use of personal protective equipment. Safety shoes required. Frequent exposure to petroleum-based products and moving parts.
  • Other: Job frequently (34-66%) requires grasping, reaching, handling and fine manipulation.

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