Kingsbury, Inc.'s Manufacturing Division is seeking an All Around Machinist for 2nd shift at their Northeast Philadelphia facility. Kingsbury, Inc. was founded in 1912 and is the leader in the design and manufacture of tilt-pad fluid film thrust and journal bearings for all types of rotating machinery, with thousands of installations worldwide. The Company is comprised of a Corporate office (Philadelphia, PA), two (2) manufacturing facilities (Philadelphia, PA and Oshkosh, WI) and two (2) repair and service facilities (Philadelphia, PA and Yuba City, CA) located in the United States. In addition, Kingsbury has one (1) manufacturing facility located in Göttingen Germany.
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Sets up and operates one or more machine tools to perform a series of machining operations, such as turning, facing, boring, tapping, milling, sawing, and drilling on metal workpieces. Analyze specifications and define tooling requirements. Apply knowledge of metal properties, shop mathematics, and required operations. Studies blueprint to visualize machining to be done, and plans sequence of operations. Selects and installs work-holding fixtures on machine, and secures workpiece in holding fixtures. Selects cutting speed, tool feed rate, depth of cut, and cutting tools for each operation, according to knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Positions and secures tools in toolholders at each station, and positions tools in relation to workpiece. Moves stops, cams, or levers to control workpiece and feeding of tools. Feeds tools to and along workpiece and to indexing toolholders between operations, or engages feeding and indexing mechanisms. Turns valve to direct flow of coolant, against tool and workpiece. Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as gauges, calipers, and micrometer. Sharpens tools with bench grinder. Operates attachments to duplicate profile of template or model on workpiece. Will be required to have specialized experience with particular material, product, precision level, machining process including welding, or size, type, or trade name of equipment.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Duties and Responsibilities:
Studies sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information to determine methods and sequence of operations to fabricate product.
Operates metalworking machine tools to machine parts to specifications.
Fabricates, assembles, and modifies tooling to produce parts and assemblies.
Lays out and verifies dimensions of parts, using precision measuring and marking instruments and knowledge of trigonometry.
Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
Measures, examines, and tests completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications utilizing the latest measurement equipment and other inspection technologies.
Observes and listens to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunction and determine need for adjustment or repair.
Cuts and shapes metal to specified shape.
Establishes work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using a variety of metalworking machines.
Confers with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
Completes certified welding requirements as needed.
High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); and two to three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Product Inspection - Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products utilizing the latest inspection tools and techniques as required.
Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
Troubleshooting - Determines cause of operation error and decides what to do.
Problem Identification - Identifying the nature of problems.
Active Learning - Working with new material or information to grasp its implications.
Solution Appraisal - Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts.
Time Management - Managing one's own time.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Diversity & Inclusion
Kingsbury, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.