Machinist III (MACHI01920)

Tucson, Arizona US RBC Bearings

Sargent Aerospace & Defense

Purpose and Scope:

This position supports operational excellence in the machining processes to drive productivity, quality and continuous improvement. We expect this individual to be a leader who collaborates with the Sargent team to exceed organizational goals.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Knowledgeable of safety standards for equipment and demonstrate safe behaviors at all times
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area at all times
  • Complete required equipment maintenance checks
  • Knowledgeable of and adheres to company quality standards
  • Performs operations per specifications on drawing/print and documented procedures
  • Must work well with others in a team environment
  • Monitor operations and quickly troubleshoot non-conformances as they occur
  • Produce and inspect parts at rate
  • Deburr parts using machines such as milling, drilling, grinding and other machines as needed.
  • Perform SPC
  • Perform and record first piece inspection and fill out in-process inspection sheets
  • Assist others with machining problems.
  • Provide continuous improvement ideas/solutions. Participates in evaluation and implementation of improvement if appropriate.
  • Train others as directed
  • Provide direction and assist others with machining practices and issues
  • Set up proven and unproven jobs on CNC equipment, make approved adjustments, edit programs, set tooling requirements to turnover jobs to level I & II machinists if required

Required Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years machining experience
  • Experience running CNC Lathe and CNC Mill
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Must be able to read and write English
  • Application of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics
  • Experience in reading, interpreting technical drawings, routers, work instructions and specifications.
  • Able to create plan on how to machine based on information.
  • Advanced measurement skills for inspection, including GD&T, use of CMM, and optical comparator
  • Knowledge of cutting tool capabilities (speeds/feeds, types, insert grades, etc based on material and size)
  • Must be proficient in G & M codes, creating and editing CNC programs on lathes and mills, and setting up complex parts
  • Strong communication, critical thinking, and multi-tasking abilities
  • Train Level I and II machinists as directed
  • Monitor operations and quickly react and troubleshoot non-conforming operations as they occur
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to bend, squat, sit, stand, walk, and handle objects. The employee is occasionally required to push/pull, and reach above shoulder level. The employee must be able to carry/lift up to 40 pounds and be able to rotate item being handled
  • Work on feet for entire shift
  • Manual dexterity and the ability to carry out complex, repetitive tasks quickly and methodically
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel and Word)
  • Working knowledge of CNC machine code and ability to change off sets
  • Must be able to set up proven jobs in established time
  • Must hold a Sargent Designated Quality Inspection (DQI) authority or have the prerequisite skills (drawing comprehension, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and inspection methodology) to become qualified within 6 months of hire.
  • Experience designing and creating tooling based on part geometry
  • Experience with spherical surfaces and threads and able to make machine adjustments to ensure parts meet specification
  • Some conventional machining experience
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of this position.

Preferred Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • College Course work preferred
  • Master Cam preferred
  • Preferred ability to set up and operate conventional, special purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts
  • Experience machining titanium and thin walled aluminum parts