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PHILLIPS: CNC Machinist [Article #1]

Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.

Job Description:

Perform duties required to setup and efficiently operate two or more CNC machines to perform rough and finish milling, boring, facing, slotting, grooving, drilling, and other machining operations on a wide variety of castings and parts, following routings and prints and using knowledge of machine capabilities, machinability of materials and shop math.


Essential Functions

- Read and interpret blue prints, sketches and technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control sequences, spindle/tool coordinates, machining methods, tooling and sequences.

- Program into machine controller or enter commands to retrieve pre-programmed routines.

- Position parts relative to pre-programmed location using parallels, fixtures, shims and other holding devices.

- Set positions on control panel using offsets to prevent crashing of spindle into part or holding devices.

- Calculate and set machine controls to position spindle in relation to workpiece.

- Set up and operate programmable fourth axis to place workpiece in position for machining.

- Start machine and monitor display and machine operation to detect malfunctions.

- Do first-piece inspection and continuous inspection as needed.

- Enter commands or manually adjust machine controls to correct malfunctions or out of tolerance machining.

- Confer with leader or programmer to resolve problems.

- Follow prescribed rules for safety and cleanliness, maintaining work area and equipment in accordance with standards and policies for safe conduct and operation of equipment.

- Report defective material, parts, equipment and unusual conditions to department supervisor.

- Mount, align, and secure tooling, attachments and workpiece on machine.

- Manipulate dials and switches to override program and correct machine performance, applying practical knowledge of machine operation.

- Observe and listen to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools.

- Measure finished parts for conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, and gauges.

- Instruct and assist less qualified machinists and assemblers with complex machining problems setups and operations.

- Manage machining jobs to ensure completion of required machining work within specified time frames.

- Identify, communicate and document improvements to procedures and processes.

- Required to plan, set-up and operate multiple CNC machines effectively and efficiently.

- Comply with company standards for attendance and hours of work.


Education: High school diploma, or equivalent, required. 2-year technical diploma preferred.

Experience: 3-5 years' of machine shop operations experience required; 7-10 years' experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

- Ability to apply principles to solve practical problems and deal with situations with limited standardization.

- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form.

- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure.

- Ability to perform basic arithmetic with common and decimal fractions.

- Ability to read basic assembly and/or work instructions.

- Ability to read periodicals, journals and manuals.

- Ability to communicate job related issues to teammates and leader.

Work Schedule: This is a second shift position. Our second shift machinist team operates Monday-Thursday from 2pm-midnight.

Physical Activities: which are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job:

Standing, walking, talking, hearing, sitting, climbing, stooping, crouching, lifting, carrying, reaching, grasping, pushing, and pulling.

Physical, Visual and Mental Demands: Physical, visual and mental activities or demands that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

1. Duties involve continuous lifting or moving (over 70%) of average material (26 to 60 lbs.), and/or frequent lifting or moving (16% to 40%) of heavy material (over 60 lbs.).

2. Part-time mental and visual attention, coordinating manual dexterity with mental and visual attention for sustained periods.

Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job:

1. Worker is protected from weather conditions, but not from ambient temperature changes which may be sufficiently high or low to cause bodily discomfort.

2. Worker exposed to moving mechanical parts, cutting fluids, coolants, grease and oil associated with machining operations.

Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

Variety of measuring equipment, CNC lathes, CNC mills, manual machines, lathes, and mills.

At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. ​

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.

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Jan 12, 2021

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