Machinist - Weekend Shift

Alexandria, MN
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May 09, 2018
Job Type
Full Time

We are Aagard ~ Our Machines, Our Facility, Our Team, Our Community


Job Title: Machinist Department: Fabrication Position Objective:

• Through the practice of servant leadership; enhance people's lives; operate Mill or Lathe equipment to safely deliver quality, best value products and services, on time, to internal and external customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Setup and operate Mill or Lathe efficiently to produce quality parts to required specifications
• Ability to modify machine code generated from CAD software to better utilize equipment's capabilities

• Maintain part quality by verifying part to print; observing machining operation to detect malfunctions and need for sharpening or replacing worn tools

• Change tooling, fixtures or jigs as needed to produce part
• Accurately record data in ERP system to capture part movement and cost

• Record issues in SharePoint to ensure proper workflow of corrective action
• Follow safe work practices and perform housekeeping tasks

• Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements
• Assist with training other team members

• Recommend and implement up-to-date manufacturing methods to increase productivity and reduce costs
• Communicate openly, share knowledge, build positive collaboration between departments and team members

• Support and contributue to department and company metrics
• Be actively engaged in continuous improvement projects and culture

General Responsibilities:

• Adhere to, support and promote the Aagard vision and culture statements
• Demonstrate professional, respectful interaction with other team members

• Accurately and professionally represent Aagard to customers and vendors
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

• Minimum High School diploma, Associate degree in Machine Tool Technology or related field preferred plus 1 year machinist experience or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

• Ability to read CAD drawings and blueprints
• Demonstrated ability to set up and operate CNC equipment

• Ability to read and understand the proper use of measuring instruments
• Experience with fabrication
• Basic shop math skills as rounding, positive/negative numbers, metric system

• Understanding and/or experience with packaging machinery helpful
• Experience or training with computers and ability to learn and use Aagard specific software

• Ability to communicate with a variety of people
• Ability to walk or stand up to 100 percent of the time

• Ability to lift, push, pull up to 50 lbs
• Ability to prioritize tasks

• Must be highly safety conscious
• Observant with attention to detail
• Conscientious of meeting and exceeding the internal customer requirements

• Ability to take action and be proactive
• Strong time management and organizational skills

• Passion for excellence
• Value and build a culture of measurement

• Ability to travel if required

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