Metal Craft Machine and Engineering Horizontal Milling and Setup Machinist - 1st shift in Elk River, Minnesota

Join our company and have the opportunity to work in the medical device industry. Our overall company mission is to provide custom precision manufacturing and innovative services to medical, aviation, space and defense and emerging high tech industries. We offer our employees competitive wages and benefits and the opportunity to grow and advance their careers. Our work environment is clean with a focus on safety. POSITION SUMMARY Sets up and operates a variety of milling machines to perform series of machining operations as defined in the job router such as drilling, boring and contouring on metal and plastic work pieces. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Reads and understands blueprints, job routings, tooling instructions, and standard charts for such specifications as dimensions, tolerances, and tooling instructions such as type of holding fixtures, cutting speeds, feed rates, and cutting tools to be used. Edit programs in FANUC language to set specified rotation speeds, feed rates, and depth of cuts (excluding manual turning machinists). Must be able to run more than one machine where cycle time permits. Inspect parts to print including both dimensional and visual requirements. Complete all required documentation for the job including part measurements and shop floor paperwork. Train and mentor less experienced machinists, especially on machine setup. Other duties as assigned. SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED Experience with horizontal mills Ability to change tools, adjust heights and tool comps Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications Proficiency with hand measuring tools and inspection equipment Effective verbal and written communication skills Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills PREFERRED Experience with 4 axis, 5 axis, vertical, or horizontal mills Experience with FANUC, Haas, and Mazak controls Experience writing or editing machine programs Experience training other machinists Experience setting up complex parts Previous experience working in the medical device industry EDUCATION High School Degree or Equivalent required; two year degree from technical college preferred. EXPERIENCE 2 years CNC Horizontal milling experience with a technical college degree, or 4 years CNC Horizontal experience Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. This organization participates in E-Verify Equal Employment Opportunity/Women/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities