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CNC and SWISS Machine Operator

  • 11/04/2021 12:00:00
  • Full Time
  • Machinist
  • Tulsa

Job Description

**This position is located in Tulsa, OK at ASTRA Manufacturing Solutions, A Galaxy Group Company**


Under minimal supervision, sets up and operates CNC (computer numerical controlled) machinery
(including Swiss Machines) to fabricate metallic and non-metallic parts.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable
accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help
enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)
• Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision
measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.
• Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpieces on machines, using
hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
• Stop machines to remove finished workpieces or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement,
according to required machining sequences.
• Check to ensure that workpieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation.
• Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.
• Review program specifications or blueprints to determine and set machine operations and
sequencing, finished workpiece dimensions, or numerical control sequences.
• Listen to machines during operation to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or
excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.
• Remove and replace dull cutting tools.
• Monitor machine operation and control panel displays and compare readings to specifications to
detect malfunctions.
• Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified
• Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic
programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.
• Lift workpieces to machines manually or with hoists or cranes.
• Control coolant systems.
• Maintain machines and remove and replace broken or worn machine tools, using hand tools.
• Confer with supervisors or programmers to resolve machine malfunctions or production errors or to
obtain approval to continue production.
• Set up future jobs while machines are operating.
• Input initial part dimensions into machine control panels.
• Reads and interprets blueprints.
• Properly and safely loads and unloads castings and raw materials in CNC machinery.
• Uses gages and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements.
• Work to understand and interpret G-code programming.
• Recognizes, deploys and properly uses inserts, fixtures and tooling.
• Understands and has the ability to perform tool wear offsets.
• Performs daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on CNC machinery.
• Utilizes and abides by ISO and AS9100 requirements and safety procedures.
• Complies with all quality policies, specifications, regulations and instructions.
• Performs any other incidental duties as may be required.

Competency Statement(s)
• Self Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his
or her own drive or initiative.
• Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
• Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a
• Applied Learning - Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of
the learning experience.
• Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
• Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
• Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
• Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Preferred
Experience: 2 plus years of experience in or education in CNC machining