Company Name:
UFP Technologies
# Machinist
About UFP Technologies : UFP Technologies is seeking an energetic, career oriented professional to fill an exciting opportunity as a Machinist at our facility located in Clinton, Iowa.
UFP Technologies is a producer of innovative custom-engineered components, products, and specialty packaging. Using foams, plastics, composites, and natural fiber materials, we design and manufacture a vast range of solutions primarily for the medical, automotive, aerospace & defense, electronics, consumer, and industrial markets. Our team acts as an extension of customers' in-house research, engineering and manufacturing groups, working closely with them to solve their most complex product and packaging challenges. For our customers, innovation takes many shapes. But each solution is shaped by a level of design, materials and process expertise that is unique to UFP Technologies.
Summary: Sets up and operates a variety of machine shop machines such as cut-off saw, band saw, drill press, milling machine, and lathes to perform progressive machining operations with close tolerances. Interprets and reads blue prints and sketches and follows verbal instructions. Uses a combination of jigs, fixtures and assemblies to perform machine operations. Fits and assembles as necessary. Sets up and operates CNC machining center, performing minor programming changes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Oversees setup, maintenance, and machining of molds and associated parts to meet specifications utilizing manual mills, vertical CNC, drill press, bench grinder and band saw.
Completes extensive bench work that requires the use of a variety of hand tools such as grinders, drills and wrenches.
May perform set-up of new or experimental tooling from general directions furnished by supervisor or engineering.
Reads blueprints, sketches or machine parts to determine fix type and dimensions of stock or other equipment required for equipment build or repair.
Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on stock surfaces.
Ensures work is clean and complete to specifications.
Works with machine measuring tools such as height gage, micrometer, calipers, dial indicators, etc.
Adheres to safety policies and practices. Maintains clean and orderly work area.
Performs all other duties as assigned or needed.
Education / Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent work experience.
Technical, formal machinist training or trade school education with some advanced education in basic design, and mechanical strengths is a plus.
MasterCam knowledge is a plus.
Knowledge of CNC equipment set up and operation is required. The ability to program is a plus.
Please note that unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.
UFP Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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