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Senior Machinist in Binghamton at ITW Test & Measurement and Equipment

Date Posted: 6/17/2019

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Instron® is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing systems.  Instron is the clear global leader in materials testing applications and its leadership in the marketplace is continually expanding.  You will find that our established strength, progressive approach, and team focus offers exceptional opportunities for career development.
With absolute minimum supervision, sets up and operates, safely and most efficiently, all available machine tools. Will manufacture a great variety of intricate parts, precision tools, jigs and fixtures, and assemblies. Uses considerable judgment and technical knowledge to accomplish the foregoing. Additional responsibilities below:

  • 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.

  • Ability to set-up and run all 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.
  • 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.
  • Physical stamina for standing during working hours and to safely handle all parts and accessories typical to machine shop operation.

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 sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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