Allegion CNC Operator, 2nd Shift in Princeton, Illinois
CNC Operator, 2nd Shift
The CNC Operator is responsible for the operation of the CNC machine and for the autonomous maintenance of the equipment. In addition, CNC Operators will be responsible for the equipment performance output metrics and quality of parts processed through the Machining Department. Operators will be required to adhere to standard work, perform set-ups, and meet production requirements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, which are to be performed accurately, efficiently, within company safety and quality standards, and within required time frames as needed. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
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
Transfer commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links
Check to ensure that workpieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation
Set up and operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on workpieces
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
Monitor machine operation and control panel displays and compare readings to specifications to detect malfunctions
Enter commands or load control media, such as tapes, cards, or disks, into machine controllers to retrieve programmed instructions
Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified programs
Calculate machine speed and feed ratios and the size and position of cuts
Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction
Implement changes to machine programs and enter new specifications, using computers
Determine condition of tooling to ensure efficiency of operation and minimization of scrap
Perform quality checks, including statistical sampling, process capability monitoring
Run first piece, inspect, and obtain Quality Department approval where required
Follow safety regulations; keep work areas and equipment clean and orderly using 5S standards
May perform other duties as assigned and extend into other areas as needed
Flexibility to work overtime as required
Perform tasks in a timely and accurate manner KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to use a variety of gauges
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships
Ability to work effectively in independent situations and exercise good judgment to reach sound conclusions
Ability to use Kanban workflow for optimal build performance
Must demonstrate strong analytical/problem-solving skills and time management skills
Must demonstrate strong verbal communication skills
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, schedules, rules, procedures, etc.
Ability to read, interpret, and perform from various documents, including method sheets, assembly drawings, production reports, blueprints, printed shop schedules, KanBan cards/boards, operating maintenance instruction and procedure manuals, etc.
Ability to properly identify components and gain extensive parts knowledge
Ability to identify and obtain appropriate parts for work station operation
Ability to judge distances, spatial relationships, and perform visual and / or mechanical inspections; ability to distinguish colors and finishes
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming
Intermediate math and computer skills; ability to use the AS400 computer application
Ability to use precision measuring tools and equipment, including micrometers and calipers
Ability to perform jobs at the same or lower labor grade than current job PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to demonstrate manual dexterity; ability to use fingers and hands to feel, handle, or squeeze; reach with hands and arms; twist/turn body; perform repetitive motions
Ability to stand, walk, and/or sit, frequently and for extended periods of time
Ability to occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl
Ability to continuously lift up to 5 pounds, frequently lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift up to 60 pounds, and rarely lift over 60 pounds. Any lifts over 35 pounds should be done with assistance. MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
Ability to use two hand controls
Ability to use pneumatic tools
Ability to use testing equipment
Exposure to various chemicals including greases, oils, and adhesives in safe exposure amounts and approved for use in our facility by EHS
Exposure to temperature changes
Exposure to moderate noise levels with intermittent loud noises
Exposure to vibration
Exposure to dirt and/or dust
Exposure to sharp objects and parts
Exposure to moving mechanical parts, protected by approved guarding and controls EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED
One year of related experience
*This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee and are subject to change as necessitated by operational requirements.
Allegion is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are dedicated to hiring qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through the career site, please click here at mailto:SpecialAssistance_TalentAcquisition@Allegion.com for special accommodation.
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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