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Machinist/Programmer

Date Posted: 21/01/19

Elma Electronic Inc. is the recognized leader in high quality component and systems manufacturing. We are a global company that designs and manufactures solutions for electronic packaging. We have an excellent opportunity for a Machinist/Programmer to join our team of professionals. This position is located in our Lathrop, CA office and will report directly to the Fabrication Shop Manager.

The Machinist/Programmer will be responsible for correctly interpreting blueprints and/or various CAD files and creating CNC machining programs using specialized programming software. This person will also set up and operate numerical control machine center creating various mechanical parts.

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyze the blueprint or file of all required parts that need to be fabricated, determine the machining sequences and appropriate tools that will be needed. After all necessary computations have been made, write the program using computer-aided design systems
  • Set up and operate numerical control machine to cut, or shape metal work pieces to specifications
  • Review setup sheet and specifications to determine setup procedure, machining sequence, and dimensions of finished work piece. Attach fixture to machine bed and position and secure work piece in fixture according to setup instructions, using clamps, bolts, hand tools, power tools, and measuring instruments, such as Micro-Hite 600, micrometers and calipers.
  • Assemble cutting tools in tool holders and position tool holders in machine spindles as specified, using hand tools, or inserts cutting tools in specified machine magazines. Load control media in machine control console or enter commands to retrieve pre-programmed machine instructions from database.
  • Manipulate controls and enter commands to index cutting tool to specified set point and to start machine. Observe and listen to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools. Change cutting tools and location of work piece during machining process as specified in setup instructions. Measure work piece for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micro-hite, micrometers, dial indicators, and gauges.
  • Notify supervisor of discrepancies. May adjust machine feed and speed and change cutters to machine parts according to specifications when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions. May machine materials other than metal, such as composites, plastic, and rubber
  • Conduct in process inspection
  • Responsible for maintenance on equipment
  • Responsible for exercising all safety precautions during machine operation
  • Other various duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years prior related experience with formal training in programming
  • Proficient in CNC machine programming software like SurfCam and MasterCam etc.

Elma Electronic offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. ELMA Electronic is proud of our diversity and equal employment opportunity practices. We are an Affirmative Action/EEO employer.

For immediate consideration, please  apply here.

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