Machine Shop Technician in Kent, WA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 6/22/2019

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Job Description

The Machine Shop Technician is responsible for supporting the operation and improvement of the machine shop and peripheral areas including but not exclusive to: CNC machines, manual machines, EDM machines, raw material storage and fabrication equipment such as saws and ovens with exception to powered hand tools. This position will be primarily accountable for inventory management, workpiece preparation and post-processing. This position will also operate CNC machines under the guidance of the machinists and leads in the area.


* Monitor and maintain raw material and tooling inventory in the machine shop.
* Support the 5S program in the area to achieve and sustain performance at or above area goals.
* Complete TPM and OEE activities in the area as applicable.
* Operate machinery, tools and equipment in a safe manner and assist in improvements to safety features in the area.
* Load/Unload operation of CNC machines with possible setup tasks on occasion.
* Preparation of workpieces for machine shop jobs such as cutting stock to length, squaring off of workpieces and disassembly.
* Post processing of machine shop products including but not exclusive to: sanding, deburring, cleaning and assembly.
* Effective and accurate use of gauges and measuring devices during inspection of completed parts.
* Regular and predictable on-site attendance

*Other duties as required in support of the department and the company*


* This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities

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

* Familiarity with CNC machines (preferably Haas vertical CNC mills, other machines such as EDM are a plus).
* Good written and verbal communication skills for effectively communicate with all levels of personnel.
* Able to work in a fast-pace, ambiguous, rapidly changing environment.
* MasterCAM Software familiarity is a plus.
* Ability to read and edit G-Code is a plus.


* High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

Must maintain industry certifications as applicable to position and value stream that is supported. Including but not limited to; IPC-WHMA-A-620, IPC-JSTD-001, IPC-610, IPC-600 and NASA 8739


* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

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

* Regular sitting, standing and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
* Occasional sitting
* Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions, and required usage of both hands as needed
* Lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds
* Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
* Hearing and speaking
* Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, gripping, and crouching or stooping

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies


* Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

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