THOMAS INSTRUMENT CNC Lathe Machinist in BROOKSHIRE, Texas

Thomas Instrument: Is a leading privately held provider of engineering solutions and manufacturing excellence for complex, critical aerospace flight control hardware. Has a stable workload (varied customer base) with a strong domestic and international reputation for quality and integrity. Has two engineering and manufacturing facilities. Offers all phases of product development and lifecycle management, supporting a highly diverse product mix. Thomas Instrument is AS9100C, NADCAP, and FAA certified. Has a friendly atmosphere and an outstanding safety record. Full benefits available including 401k plan. Job Description: This position is for an outstanding CNC Mill Machinist at our Brookshire, TX. facility. The qualified candidate will be primarily responsible for basic set up and operation of the multi-axis numerical control machine, as well as inspection of machined parts. Job Requirements and Qualifications: Knowledge Knowledge of CNC machining and production of aerospace tools and parts. High school diploma or GED. 10+ Years experience in CNC Machining Ability to read and interpret technical drawings. Working knowledge of and understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). Understanding of and ability to enter commands into control panel to retrieve pre-programmed machine data from central database location Working knowledge of and ability to provide technical expertise and feedback to manufacturing engineers. Skills and Responsibilities Ability to hold tolerances of .0005 (vertical mill), .00025 (5th axis) Set Up and operate multi-axis numerical-control milling machines to mill surfaces of metallic and nonmetallic work pieces according to specifications and tooling instructions by applying knowledge of machining methods. Must be able to study and understand sample parts, drawings, shop routers, and engineering information to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to machine products and determine dimensions and tolerances. Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings. Must have a working knowledge of GD&T. Must be able to position, secure, and align holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials into machines. Must be able to adjust and calculate machine speed, depths, and feed ratios. Must be able to change cutting tools and adjust machine controls to ensure specified timing, clearances, and tolerances. Must be able to enter commands into control panel to retrieve pre-programmed machine data from central database location. Must be able to check and edit existing programs (CNC machines at Thomas Instrument use either Fanuc or Mitsubishi controls). Must be able to assemble and preset tooling for next operation during automated cycle to reduce machine downtime. Must be able to observe machine during operation in order to detect problems. Must be able to measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications. Must be able to use micrometers, calipers, electronic height gages, and dial inspectors. Must understand complex metrology equipment Must be able to provide technical expertise and feedback to manufacturing engineers. Preferred Any training courses regarding the job responsibilities listed above. Work Eligibility (ITAR): U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. To apply for this position, apply online at www.thomasinstrument.com and include the job title and requisition number in the subject line. Thomas Instrument is an EEO employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, medical condition (GINA), or disability.