• Programmer/Machinist

    Requisition # 2018-9295
    Date Posted 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Department
    PPPL Engineering and Infrastrc
    Category
    Building Trades and Technicians
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Programmer Machinist runs various CNC mills and lathe machines for production of high precision machined parts for plasma power generation technology.

    Plays a key role in providing feedback for designs, concept development, peer reviews, and machining procedures.

    As a competent machinist, he/she will also process work orders, performs periodic and emergency maintenance on the equipment per machine manufacturer’s requirement, and ensures a safe work practice and safe environment.

    Responsibilities

    Interface with the stakeholders to process authorized work orders in a timely manner, and provide status reports during regular meetings.

     

    Design and manufacture custom jigs, tooling and fixtures as required

     

    Provides feedback for process improvement, designs of own workstations and shop area, equipment designs, concept development, peer reviews, and propose viable options.

     

    Adopt and enforces the shop and Engineering Department’s procedures, to ensure full compliance during execution of duties.

     

    Consider safety as a priority for yourself and others in active promotion of a safe work environment. Ensure safety by performing routine maintenance of equipment in the shop, and assisting in supply of needed tools and specialty consumables.

     

    Perform measurements and inspection of machined parts.

    Qualifications

    High school Diploma or GED required; vocational technology trade schools or associates degree and CNC Certificate are a plus.

     

    5+ years of experience operating CNC machines; 3, 4 and 5 axis programming and machining; prior HAAS VM’s experience.

    Must be expert Mastercam user; experience with CAD CAM concept a plus.

     

    Thorough knowledge of:

    • Machining operations including lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, large vertical and horizontal milling machines, and 2 & 3 axis CNC machines for automated and manual operations.
    • Properties of specialty materials such as Inconel, Copper, and non-metals such as phenolic, ceramics and FRP; as regards to machinability, tooling, and suitable operational parameters.
    • Travelers/Routers

    General Knowledge of:

    • geometrical tolerances and drafting symbols
    • rigging and hoisting in the machine shop and necessary safety precautions in use of rotating tools, parts, and prevention of the associated hazards

    Ability to:

    • Translate engineering drawings or solid models into machine program by direct download or design
    • Develop program, simulate, troubleshoot, and optimize machining program
    • Perform high precision machining to tight tolerances (0.0005”)
    • Use high precision inspection and measuring tools to verify conformance with the requirements and tolerances
    • Communicate effectively in a cross functional team environment
    • Collaborate in multi-disciplined team and interface with others in a constructive manner

    Must Have:

    • Excellent math skills commensurate with geometric calculations and other necessary calculations and conversions.
    • Time management skills
    • Track record in good attendance, avoidance of conflict and willingness to accept feedback and make effort for own improvement
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Pass all pre-employment test  

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    TSS, 04

    Standard Weekly Hours

    40.00

    Eligible for Overtime

    Yes

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver's License Required

    No

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