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Senior Machinist

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF11375K Date posted 09/05/2023 Address 33 Lewis Road, Binghamton, NY Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Instron is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services mechanical testing systems. 

Have you ever wondered how a potato chip always has the right crispiness level? Or, how your game controller can survive several drops whether you are excited for your win or upset by a loss? How about eyewear being able to withstand impact forces? Visit Instron’s YouTube Channel  to see our customer’s applications. And, check out Facebook Watch at https://fb.watch/a8ILPde4GP/ for additional video.

Our systems are trusted by 95% of the world’s largest manufacturing companies to gather critical data, informing the design of components and materials. You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.


What You Will Do:

As a Senior AR Machinist, you are responsible for setting up and operating (safely and most efficiently), all available machine tools with minimal supervision. You will manufacture a great variety of intricate parts, precision tools, jigs and fixtures, and assemblies. 

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Uses considerable independent judgment and technical knowledge in the manufacturing of machined parts, precision tools, jigs and fixtures, and assemblies.
  • Reads and interprets complex blueprints and sketches to perform any required machining operation to exact specifications.  Produces high quality parts at high level of productivity.
  • Sets up and operates all available machine tools and miscellaneous shop equipment.  May suggest and document alternative processing to efficiently utilize time and equipment.
  • Selects proper cutting tools and determines proper process for any given condition, obtaining optimum production and high quality by properly judging the following:  a) amount of stock to be removed, b) rigidity of part and machine c) mechanical properties of material and cutter, d) speed and feed selection for maximum production and tool life.
  • Analyzes performance of tools, determines source of malfunctions and takes corrective action.  Uses all precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, scales, verniers, calipers and depth gages.  Checks and verifies the accuracy of all work performed and is responsible for consistent good quality.
  • Maintains work area, tools and equipment in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on all shop equipment as required.
  • Assists in the training of lesser experienced machinists or trainees.

Qualifications:

What You Will Bring:

  • Ability to program, set-up and run CNC machines as well as set-up and run manual equipment in the shop.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex drawings and sketches.  Must fully understand all methods of dimensioning and all symbols.  Ability to comprehend and work to brief verbal instructions.  Have good knowledge of shop math, including trigonometry, normally associated with a technical high school education, plus 5 years of machining experience.
  • Good broad knowledge of all materials generally used in the machine building industry (basic mechanical and chemical properties, machine ability, heat treat ability).
  • Knowledge of speed and feed rates, their relationship to materials, tools and machines.  Familiarity with all pertaining charts and tables.  Ability to apply knowledge with good judgment to accomplish high production and quality.
  • Ability to operate all machine tools and ship equipment in the most proficient manner.  Analytical ability to determine proper procedures and to select machines and tools to be used to obtain optimum efficiency. Knowledge and ability to grind all cutting tools.
  • Ability to manufacture any conceivable machine parts, tools, jigs and fixtures to sketches or verbal instructions.  Knowledge and imagination to improve on given concepts and to design tools.  This is normally acquired in 5 years of related experience.
  • Mechanical ability and manual dexterity to be able to perform all required duties with relative ease.  Ability to occasionally cope with mental/visual strain associated with some precision jobs.
  • Physical stamina for standing during working hours and to safely handle all parts and accessories typical to machine shop operation.

 

Working Conditions:

Normal Machine Shop environment with moderate temperature changes, medium to high noise levels and the hazards associated with a Machine Shop such as rotating cutting tools and workpieces, flying chips, coolant fumes, handing of parts with burrs and sharp edges.  Such hazards require strict adherence to safety guidelines and use of protective devices such as safety glasses.

Take this opportunity to join a successful team where you can make an immediate impact.  Enjoy excellent on and off the job training, a competitive salary, and a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program.

Instron is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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