CNC Setup Operator III

Otter Tail Corporation

Lakeville, MN 55044

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Description


Company Overview: BTD is a fast growing metalworking company. We provide custom metalwork services for some of the world’s top brands. Our 900+ employees work from five facilities throughout the Midwest. We invest in our people, our equipment, and our facilities to offer our clients the best value possible. We are also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation, a publicly traded company on NASDAQ.


Summary: Exercise independent judgment. Program and operate all types of CNC equipment. Excel at maintaining a high level of accuracy in work produced. Utilize problem-solving skills to accomplish own work and that of others. Train and assist others as necessary.


Safety is #1 at BTD: Our expectation is that every employee: 1) strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) Promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment. 3) Makes regular suggestions for safety process improvements to support continuous improvement in safety.


Essential Functions:


+ Reviews assigned jobs and corresponding due dates, scheduling workloads.


+ Exercises efficiency in programming jobs ahead of time and downloads before next set-up.


+ Understands functions and concepts of die design in order to foresee and correct problems.


+ Documents all pertinent information in the CAD then files for easy retrieval to reproduce the part as needed.


+ Works with other employees to complete jobs.


+ Excels in communication with designers and toolmakers.


+ Solves problems (i.e., trouble with setting up block or creating new program).


+ Innovative in programming and set-ups.


+ Trains others and serves as role model, mentor to other CNC operators.


+ Assists in the design area with basic turret or press brake drawings as needed.


+ Assumes responsibility for the basic maintenance and diagnostic calibrations of the equipment.


+ Performs all duties in a safe manner, complying with the safety rules and regulations.


+ Maintains a safe and clean work area.


+ Uses Axapta software programs to enter time/payroll information, job information, etc.


Qualifications: Graduation from high school or equivalent.


Experience and Skills Required: At least three years of recent related mechanical and shop experience, of which a minimum of two years must be related to the EDM/CNC field and one year of BTD related experience which includes the following skills and abilities:


+ Strong working knowledge of the tooling process and EDM/CNC machinery.


+ Working knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods and practices used in production tooling operations, which leads to efficient decision making whether to use a manual or CNC operation to be most productive to a specific application.


+ Strong working knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods and practices used in production tooling operations.


+ Ability to solve problems.


+ Strong knowledge of related safety requirements to include proper use of safety equipment and proper safety precautions.


+ Must be able to understand, follow and issue routine oral and written instructions.


+ Highly self-disciplined and efficient.


+ Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience could provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this job.


Physical Demands: 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 the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment: 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 the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



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