Mill Operator

Job Summary

Set up and operate department equipment, including manually operated mills. Operate mills to perform a series of machining operations such turning, boring, threading, facing, grinding, drilling and taping on production materials.

Work from complex blueprints, engineering drawings, and specifications, job orders, tooling instructions and standard charts to obtain such specifications as dimensions, tolerances, and tooling instructions. Make required adjustments to machinery to compensate for material tooling, machine or program conditions. Troubleshoot and resolve various types of operating difficulties, recommend corrective action on process failures within the department. Determine correct cutting tool to use to achieve required dimensions and finish tolerances; be able to measure finish using micrometers and other associated tools; be able to hold tight tolerances; be able to maintain proper and accurate records, including inspection reports.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up and operate CNC and/or manual mills
  • Operate hand tools as needed in a safe and efficient manner
  • May need to operate overhead crane, forklift, and/or handtrucks as necessary
  • Choose correct tools to achieve desired product finish, based on material and other specifications
  • Read and understand drawings, and be able to hold tolerances required
  • Be able to properly utilize measuring tools such as a tape measure, micrometer, vernier or caliper

Education and Experience Requirements

  • 5 – 7 years' experience running automated mill equipment (CNC and/or manual)

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprints, schematics, etc.
  • Ability to properly use micrometers and other measuring devices to determine tolerances
  • Ability to properly use a tape measure
  • Familiarity with cutting tools; their applications and uses; and other tools associated with lathing equipment and machine work
  • Familiarity with required hand tools; their applications and uses; and safe handling requirements
  • Lifting requirements: Up to 50 lbs.
  • Push/Pull requirements: up to 25% of the workday
  • Standing/sitting requirements: standing up to 100% of the workday
  • Bending/squatting requirements: up to 25% of the workday
  • Use of steps/ladders: no ladder usage; stepping (stairs and/or platform): periodic up to 20% of the workday
  • Climbing/reaching: up to 20% of the workday, depending on number of set-ups and needed machine adjustments

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel Required

None

Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.

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