MacKay Manufacturing
  • 03-May-2018 to 02-Jul-2018 (PST)
  • Lathe
  • Spokane Valley, WA, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Operate CNC mills, lathes and/or mill turning centers and perform basic setups of existing jobs to produce parts to required specifications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate CNC mills, lathes and/or mill turning centers; load and unload raw material and machined parts
  • Understanding of blue print diagrams including features and dimensions; proper interpretation of GD&T
  • Visually inspect parts as they finish operation and utilize magnification to identify workmanship and cosmetic issues
  • Perform inspection and measurement utilizing micrometers, calipers, height gauges, CMM other appropriate inspection methods and tools to ensure machined part dimensions and tolerances requirements are met per print specification
  • Perform set up of basic, repeat jobs on CNC machines per setup sheets and provided documentation; ask questions when unsure of procedures
  • Follow all paperwork and documentation procedures including but not limited to: tie-in log notes, setup sheets, QA sheets and routing cards
  • Perform job tear downs; removing tools, updating setup sheets, returning materials to proper location
  • Maintain high regard for quality of workmanship and compliance to customer requirements
  • Maintain cooperative attitude and willingness to learn
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition
  • Overtime and shift changes may be required as business needs demand
  • Comply with all quality requirements while continually maintaining and improving the effectiveness of MacKay's quality management system
  • Support and participate in department goals as well as company goals
  • Look for opportunities to learn and share your knowledge and skills
  • Punctual attendance; at your work area at shift start
  • Treat others with respect and maintain a professional attitude
  • Be honest in all dealings
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • 2 years CNC Operator experience OR 1 or 2 year machining technology certificate/degree required
  • Basic knowledge of CNC machine capabilities, controls and material properties
  • Experience utilizing precision inspection equipment including but not limited to micrometers, calipers, height gauges
  • Basic understanding of blue print dimensions and features; basic knowledge of GD&T
  • Strong desire, willingness and ability to grow yourself and learn from others, while building good relationships with peers 
  • Basic computer navigation and software skills including Word, Excel, and ability to learn basic functions in manufacturing & timekeeping software systems


Physical Demands, Mental Demands and Working Conditions:

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, requirements and specifications. Ability to write instructional notes and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and participate in discussions with groups of peers.

Math Ability:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as tolerance, fractions, and other measurements.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions for verificatoin. Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds while performing machining and setup work. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

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