TSI Incorporated Machinist II - 2nd Shift in Shoreview, Minnesota

Job Summary This is a 2nd Shift position. Hours are 3:30pm - 2:00am, Monday - Thursday. The Machinist II with minimal technical supervision performs machining and fitting of all kinds of parts, tools, and machines in support of production operations or job shop machining for Engineering prototypes. The level II Machinist is able to lay out work from blueprints, sketches and written specifications to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions. Sets up and operates all available machine tools and performs tool adjustments for various types of manual, numerically controlled and computerized machine shop equipment. This position may on occasion have to communicate directly with engineering to understand the purpose of a part assembly. The Machinist II checks and inspects machining operations against specified tolerances. Programs CNC machine tools in the course of making parts. Fits and assembles where necessary . Job Responsibilities * Set-up, adjusts, operate and program a variety of machines, which may include manual mills, turret lathes and CNC mills and CNC lathes. * Follow work practices which are geared toward continuous quality improvement and best practices. * Assignment planning, layout, set up, operating and making tool adjustments for various types of manual, numerically controlled and computerized machine shop equipment. * Works from complex blueprints, process sheets and sketches to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions. * Checks and inspects machining operations against specified tolerances. * May identify and repair machine malfunctions. * Work as an effective team member in the department. * Participate in cross training going on in the department. * Serve as a technical resource for less experienced machinist in the department. * Work in conjuncti on with Production Supervisor (Machine Shop) to establish annual individual goals and objectives in alignment with department goals. * Minimal supervision to set up and operate all available machine tools to perform various machine operations on parts that are made from various materials. * Assist in the maintenance of a clean and safe work area and shop at all times. * Follow all safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions to supervisor. * Other duties as assigned Job Requirements Education Required * High school diploma, GED or equivalent. Preferred * 2 year graduate of Voc-tech machinist Experience Required * Minimum three years Machinist experience in a manufacturing environment, Preferred * Machining experience in a high technology environment. Core competencies * Very knowledgeable in running both CNC and manual machines and to perform basic programming as needed. * Applies acquired job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks. * Knowledge of working properties of all materials. * Normally follows established procedures on routine work; requires instructions only on new assignments. * Strong verbal and written communication skills in order to give and receive instructions, work with engineers and technicians, and train other Machinis ts as needed . * Ability to work with a team to meet the department objectives and goals. * Strong problem solving skills * Persuasion and negotiation skills. * Ability to plan, organizes, and works successfully on simultaneous projects. * Ability to employ sound judgment with little or no supervision. * Demonstrates personal and professional integrity as a role model to less experienced Machinists. * Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Office tools. EOE/M/W/Vet/Disability