Dings Company, part of the Venturedyne family of companies, is looking for a CNC programmer/manufacturing technician. This position:
plans and designs manufacturing processes for a production facility,
will analyze assembly, fabrication, machining, and other processes,
maximizes efficiency by optimizing equipment layout, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization,
determines the parts, equipment, tools, and processes needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specifications,
may conduct time and cost analysis of processes,
contribute to moderately complex aspects of projects,
provide technical support to engineers during the design of manufacturing processes for this production facility,
assists in the development of layouts or floor plans, conducts tests and troubleshoots equipment,
documents test procedures and results,
solves routine technical problems,
requires the ability to set up and program CNC turning and milling equipment,
requires the ability to write new programs and design the necessary fixtures and chuck jaws,
designs and implements assembly fixtures and custom tooling when required,
may assist or train less experienced employees,
this position reports to manufacturing manager;
Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Job duties include but are not limited to the following
Creates and edits CNC programs for both mills and lathes to optimism efficient operation.
Creates or acquires tooling and fixturing for CNC equipment to include chuck jaws, base fixtures, and custom tooling.
Plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes in industrial plant: Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
Estimates production times, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
Edit production routing to include process and quality steps, update production time as required.
Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
Monitor tooling requirements in a small to medium sized machine shop setting.
Knowledge of Kanban, 5S, and creation of work instructions.
Must be able to perform supervisory duties when needed.