Machine Operator in Verdi, NV at Arconic

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

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Job Description

Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to machine metallic parts by performing the following duties.
Duties and responsibilities include the following, other duties may be required and assigned at any time.
Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining.
Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers.
Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications.
Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining problems.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must possess valid driver’s license, be a resident of the United States, or be legally permitted to work in the United States.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The Company is totally committed to supply products and services meeting or exceeding the specifications and expectations of its customers.

The Company recognizes Total Quality Management as an important tool to strive towards zero defects.  The Company will in that process apply any technique that promotes continuous improvement.
All employees of the Company have the responsibility and authority to stop deviated products from further processing.
Eligibility Requirements:
1.    Must be working in present department more than one (1) year
2.    Must not have any written warnings within the last one (1) year
3.    Employees that are selected for another position will be transferred as soon as administratively possible once business needs are met.
Should you be interested in applying for this job and meet the required qualifications, please complete an “Job Posting Application” and return it to Human Resources for consideration.


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