Machinist/Welder

2020-09-16T17:51:03.16

Key information

Manufacture / assembly and repair
Production
Technician
Grand prairie , Texas, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
High School diploma, A Level
First experience
2020-84101

Job description

1.0 Summary of Job Purpose:

Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the following duties

2.0 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guide for subsequent machining.
  • • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers.
  • • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  • • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications.
  • • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
  • • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly.
  • • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly.
  • • Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.
  • • Operates welding equipment to cut or weld parts.
  • • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.
  • • On Call – 100 %

Complementary description

3.0 Scopes and Accountabilities:

  • • Follows proscribed procedures with alterations, informing supervisor promptly; requests expenditures. Divulging of confidential and/or sensitive information may lead to lawsuits.

Job requirements

4.0 Required Competencies; Education / Knowledge / Skills and Abilities:

  • • Six to Twelve months of related experience in Machining and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; Certificate from college or technical school preferred.
  • • Experience in setup of Manual Mills, lathes, and some experience in programming NC/CNC machines preferred.
  • • Basic Level – Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, plus knowledge and experience with Machine Control Programming.
  • • Mechanical/technical/interpersonal skills can be applied immediately to job duties.

5.0 Physical Requirements:

Warehouse and Test Cell

  • • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Certificate from college or technical school; or six to twelve months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • • Basic Level – Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, plus knowledge and experience with Machine Control Programming.
  • • Mechanical/technical/interpersonal skills can be applied immediately to job duties.

Company information

Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 84,000 employees and holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Capital ranking for best employers in France.

Safran Helicopter Engines is the world's leading manufacturer of helicopter engines, with more than 75,000 produced since being founded. It offers the widest range of helicopter turboshafts in the world and has more than 2,500 customers in 155 countries.

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