Kaspar Outdoors: Machine Operator

Job Description:

Primary Function:

Operate and perform simple setup of a CNC machines in the production of products related to customer job orders

Position Responsibilities include(but not limited to):

  • Operate multiple pieces of equipment for production
  • Enter computer commands to retrieve stored parts data and graphic displays, such as simulated patterns or templates
  • Calculate and code machine controlling criteria, such as table movement, type and size of cutting and drilling tools, spindle location, and machining from start point, feed rate and speed, utilizing knowledge of numerical control machine operation
  • Enter commands to title and store layouts in computer memory in order to build and maintain source files
  • Key in command to transfer data listings or layouts to other media, such as hardcopy or external storage devices
  • Operates as initial quality control inspector on all parts produced
  • May operate digitizing equipment to produce patterns
  • Wears all safety equipment (glasses, gloves, ear plugs, back belts, etc.) as required by management and company safety policy
  • All other duties assigned by management

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability in the comprehension and practical application of quality workmanship standards
  • Ability to read blue prints, perform basic math skills, and possess and willingness to learn a combination of Fanuc, Haas, and Mitsubishi controllers
  • Ability to visually inspect product for quality-at-the-source
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

Qualifications:

  • Experience with operating and setting up CNC machines
  • At least two (2) years of manufacturing experience preferred
  • Ability to be trained on the job with more challenging equipment

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand up to ten (10) hours daily (67-100%)
  • Must be able to obtain parts and supplies 10-50 feet away less than 1 hour per day (0-33%)
  • Must be able to walk, climb, reach, stoop, bend, kneel, squat and twist waist frequently (34-66%)
  • Must be able to rotate wrists and shoulders frequently (34%-66%)
  • Must be able to use hands for repetitive grasping, pushing, pulling and manipulation (34-66%)
  • Must be able to use foot for repetitive movement as in operating foot controls (0-33%)
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds frequently (34-66%) and 75 pounds assisted (team manual lift or with hoist) lift occasionally (0-33%) from one (1) to four (4 ) feet levels
  • Must be able to carry 40 pounds occasionally (0-33%) from 10 to 60 feet distances
  • Must be able to push and pull a pallet jack weighing from 200 to 2000 pounds and up to 4000 pounds with team manual assistance (0-33%)

Work Environment:

This position requires that the employee be able to work in and around the following elements:

  • Indoors and outdoors
  • Loud noise environments
  • Climate-controlled environment
  • Extreme heat or cold (weather-related)
  • Wet or humid conditions (weather-related)
  • Fumes from equipment or airborne particles