Metal Craft Machine and Engineering Swiss Machinist (2nd shift) in Elk River, Minnesota

Seeking excellent career opportunities? Looking for an opportunity to train and mentor other machinists? Looking for stability and growth in a company? Metal Craft is the place for you! We are growing and looking for additional team members! We are looking for machinists who want to expand and challenge their skill level. We have many short runs on highly complex parts. You will have the opportunity to setup many different jobs. 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 Swiss machines to perform series of machining operations as defined in the job routings such as turning, boring, threading, and milling on metal and plastic bar stock. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Reads and understands blueprints, job routings, tooling instructions, and standard charts for such specifications as dimensions, tolerances, and tooling instructions such cutting speeds, feed rates, and cutting tools to be used. Write programs in FANUC language to set specified rotation speeds, feed rates, and depth of cuts. Inspect parts to print including both dimensional and visual requirements Positions and secures tools in tool holders on tool gangs. Recognize, understand and properly adjust dull or chipped tooling. Must be able to run more than one machine where cycle time permits. Perform Quality Control Characteristics documentation of tolerance zones specified on blueprints. Set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to fabricate tools, mechanism, and machines for experimental purposes. Complete all required documentation for the job including part measurements and shop floor paperwork. Train and mentor less experienced machinists, especially on machine setup. Be the 'go to person' for all questions in the department. Take on the responsibility as backup lead as necessary. Other duties as assigned such as floating to other departments like turning or milling as needed. SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS Ability to change tools, adjust heights and tool comps Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications Ability to setup complex jobs without assistance or supervision Proficiency with hand measuring tools and inspection equipment Effective verbal and written communication skills Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills Demonstrated problem solving ability in a machine shop environment EDUCATION High School Degree or Equivalent required; two year degree from technical college strongly preferred. EXPERIENCE 3 years Swiss machining experience with a technical college degree, or 5 years Swiss machining experience 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. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment and eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Equal Employment Opportunity/Women/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities