Massachusetts Employer CNC Machinist in Beverly, Massachusetts
Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer ? CNC Machining Classification: Exempt Reports to: Manufacturing Engineering Manager Summary/Objective The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for providing necessary support to Production in the manufacture and inspection of high precision products. This individual will work with employees from all departments to ensure the highest possible quality, maximize schedule attainment, and improve product flow. Essential Functions * Reviews product designs for manufacturability including tolerances, quality requirements, cost and other issues affecting manufacturability. * Prepares manufacturing sketches, machine shop setup sheets, CNC programs, and tooling designs. * Programs CNC machines, resolves start-up problems, and optimizes feeds and speeds to achieve minimum run time consistent with acceptable quality and adequate tool life. * Performs shop-floor troubleshooting activities to diagnose and correct machinery and process problems identified by machine shop personnel and manufacturing engineering staff. * Works hands-on with a wide variety of CNC lathes, machining centers, and other machines / equipment. * Collaborates with other manufacturing engineers, design engineers, quality control personnel, supervisors and machine operators to maximize shop-floor productivity and product quality. * Participates in root-cause analysis and corrective action of quality discrepancies. * Assists in training of machine operators on company procedures and task-specific requirements. Competencies * CAD / CAM experience and familiarity with drawing / design / dimensioning standards. * Experience setting up / operating CNC mills and lathes; mill/turn machines a plus * Working knowledge of general machine shop and measuring practices * Strong shop math skills, knowledge of work holding and machining principles * Good general computer skills including Microsoft Office applications * Ability to work creatively and responsibly with minimal supervision * Good verbal and written communication skills Supervisory Responsibility None Work Environment This job operates in both the office and manufacturing environments. This role routinely uses shop floor tools and machinery. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. * Visual acuity (corrected) to read directions and prints and to inspect machined parts closely * Manual dexterity sufficient to operate machinery for precision work * Frequently required to sit, stand, move about the shop floor, talk, hear, bend and reach with hands and arms * Physical ability to do work requiring prolonged standing, frequent stooping, bending, squatting, kneeling, bending or twisting and lifting * Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds JOB POSTING Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time salaried position which operates during normal business hours Monday through Friday. Travel Less than 5% Required Education and Experience * BS Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering, or equivalent * CAD / CAM experience and familiarity with drawing / design / dimensioning standards. * 5+ years of practical experience in Manufacturing Engineering support of CNC machining operations * CNC turning and milling experience; mill/turn experience is a major plus. * MRP or ERP experience desired. * Working knowledge of general machine shop and measuring practices. Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.