Manufacturing Jobs Reno, NV, United States
Sep 06, 2018Part time
Title: Machinist Status: Temp to Hire Shift: 1st Shift Public Transportation: On Bus Route Basic Job Description: Set up and operate a variety of machine tools, most notably the end mill and lathe, to produce precision parts and instruments. The machinist will create, modify, or repair mechanical instruments and machines applying knowledge across mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layouts, and machining procedures to solve problems as they arise. The machinist will be an independent worker able to devise the best possible plan to achieve objectives based on blueprint drawings. If a tool does break, the machinist must know when to repair tools on their own or notify the manufacturing manager to purchase a replacement quickly. Job Duties and Tasks for: "Machinist" Manage each stage of the machining process starting with blueprints and setup to operation, quality assurance, and completion. Determine the proper dimensions and tolerances of a variety of metals using measurement tools like micrometers and vernier calipers. Shape parts to desired specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, and grinders. Ensure the quality of completed units through hands-on testing of each item. Keep an ongoing knowledge of each machine, sample parts, and engineering trends in order to complete projects most efficiently. Maintain machines’ efficiency by listening to and observing machines in operation to diagnose possible malfunctions, proper cooling and lubing workpieces, and fastening workpieces properly. Train new manufacturing personnel on end mill and lathe operation.