Responsible for the efficient setup and operation of one or more multi-axis CNC machines to produce components in accordance to engineering drawings, internal sketches, or other specifications provided.
Develop, lead and run programs of CNC machining by reviewing work orders, customer prints, engineering plans, materials specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
Support prototype, pre-production and production programs.
Provide technical support to management and engineering including process development and review, tooling design and labor estimates.
Maintain documentation on projects in process, including process serialization and test reports.
Responsible to meet Key Performance Indicator for department, i.e., Quality, Safety, and On-Time Delivery Metrix.
Support company 5S and Lean Initiatives.
Must consistently maintain a clean and organized work area.
Positive customer focused attitude
Provide training to production employees on key processes and procedures as applicable to their respective production area.
Support and embrace the Hardin Optical Core Values.
Responsible to implement, promote, review, and continually improve the effectiveness of the Quality Management System.
Minimum of 3-5+ years of experience in Conventional & CNC Machining of Precision Components.
Must be proficient in using in Can-CAM software- MasterCAM, CamWorks, and Solidworks.
Competent shop math and algebra skills required.
CNC programming and knowledge of G and M codes or experience preferred with ability to edit programs.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly.
Ability to read blueprints.
Organized, with strong technical and computer skills.
Knowledge of metrology methods and equipment.
Must exhibit good communication, interpersonal skills, and an ability to manage his/her own priorities and workloads while working in a team environment
· Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
o Ability to produce machined optical components by setting up and operating computer numerical control (CNC) machines.
o Ablility to operate optical metrology test equipment – Interferometer (Zygo, Optipro), CMM, White light interferometer, calipers, micrometers, comparator and sag gauges.
o Understand and implementation of Lean Manufacturing Fundamentals including 5S standards to ensure clean and organized working areas.
About Hardin Optical Company
Hardin Optical is your source for high precision optics: from rapid prototype development and custom fabrication to mass production.Established in 1976, Hardin Optical is located in the beautiful coastal community of Bandon, Oregon. For over three decades we have manufactured high quality optical components and systems. A strong emphasis on research and statistical process control keeps us at the industry forefront and sustains our technical versatility.Our facility incorporates all the latest optical tools and equipment necessary for producing high precision optical products. In addition, our complete machine shop provides custom fabrication and in-house tool development for complete project support and maintenance.Hardin Optical Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V