Machinist III
BAE Systems - Louisville, KY

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Machinist capable of setting up and operating a wide range of machine tools. Included but not limited to: CNC/NC and Manual Milling machines (horizontal and Vertical), multi axis machines, CNC /NC and Manual lathe, radial drill, grinders, surface grinder, CNC/NC Vertical Boring Machines, NC mill, press, lap, jig bore and Hand tools.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

--Responsible for working from process sheets, engineering drawings/specifications, sketches and written/oral instructions to machine various end product items. Works to extremely close tolerances and inspects work using precision measuring instruments. Completes manufacturing/quality control reports and tag discrepant parts.

--Responsible for independently performing tasks requiring accuracy and mental application in the use of advanced shop mathematics.

--Responsible for suggesting and working with Manufacturing Engineering and others in developing alternate methods and procedures which contribute toward more efficient and economic product manufacturing.

--Responsible for performing work assignments which require accomplishing untried tasks, first run complex machining, method process prove out, etc. in consultation with Manufacturing Engineering or others as required.

--Responsible for making complex setups and accomplish precise alignment of work piece in machine and manufacturing to extremely close tolerances on parts of high complexity, such as gun barrels and other parts, as well as parts of low to medium complexity.

--Responsible for independently performing tasks requiring accuracy and mental application in the use of shop mathematics,

GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing) and Feeds & Speed calculations.

--Cleans/deburrs parts as conditions permit utilizing machine tools, power tools or hand tools.

--Maintains and returns all equipment such as tooling, jigs, fixtures and gages to the proper storage area.

--Performs routine operator maintenance functions such as daily lubrication, chip removal, and the cleaning of machines, table,

surrounding area as required.

--Rigs/loads/unloads parts or equipment from machines utilizing special handling equipment as needed.

--Employee is responsible for maintaining/improving housekeeping standard in his/her work area and adhering to established safety rules and practices.

--Train other machinists as required.

--Works under the supervision of a Team Leader who gives minimal instructions. Team Leader is available for consultation.

--Employees assigned to closed areas may be required to assist with ancillary tasks such as painting, blasting, assembly to ensure product completed.

--Must understand shop floor computerized time and attendance system and independently execute assigned responsibilities. Examples of those responsibilities are: clocking in and out upon arrival and departure from work, close shop order sequences when work is complete, etc.

--Strong knowledge of Fanuc, Siemens, KT and G&L controls, CNC programming code including G-code, M-code, etc.
--Able to read, interpret, and edit programming as required to mitigate production delays/risks
--Knowledge in the use of DNC software to upload programming
--Must possess strong machining experience with exotic metals including Monel, Inconel, Titanium, K-Monel, etc.
--Experience and understanding of GD&T application.
--Must have the knowledge and skill to set, use, and read precision layout and measuring instruments.
--Must have the knowledge of, and the ability to apply algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric functions to blueprint dimensions in the machining of products.
--Must have the ability to read and interpret multi-paged complex machining product blueprints.
--Must possess the knowledge, skill, and ability to setup and operate major machine tools.
--Must have the ability, confidence, and self motivation to apply talents independently and with good judgment.
--Assist others in obtaining solutions to quality issues.
--Assist other machinists in complex set-ups.

Physical Demands:

The work requires employee to stand for long periods, stoop, bend, reach, and climb. Frequently handles objects weighing up to 10 pounds. Occasionally lifts objects weighing up to 40 pounds. Cranes, hand trucks, and other lifting and moving equipment are available for heavier loads.

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 100,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Land & Armaments Operating Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Land and Armaments is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions.

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