Company: DuPont Engineering Polymers
DuPont Engineering Polymers is currently seeking a Machinist to work at its manufacturing site located in Valley View, Ohio. The site is located near Interstate 77, Interstate 480, and the Ohio Turnpike, south of Cleveland. The facility employs about 135 people and manufactures compression molded, close tolerance-machined composite parts for aerospace and specialty industrial applications. Our customers include the major commercial and military aircraft engine manufacturers around the world. Employees hired will start at a base rate of $24.04 and could progress to $36.80 throughout their career. Employee’s hired for off shift will be compensated with an additional 7% in shift premium on top of their hourly rate.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to:
Set up and operate, in an efficient timely manner, a wide range of machine tools, both CNC and manual such as grinders, mills, lathes, and hones on a diverse range of product involving difficult operations, aerospace tolerances, and complex shapes. Machines used at Valley View include HAAS vertical mills, Toyoda Grinders, Accuturn, Prodigy, Hardinge, and HAAS lathes.
Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.
Modify programs in response to problems.
Work from and read blueprints as well as setting and checking work to various quality control gages.
Troubleshooting and determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Confer with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
Follow all safety requirements
Receive verbal and written information
Understand written instructions and be willing and able to communicate those instructions to others
Read process instructions and drawings and recognize/attend to details
The machining associate will regularly audit processes (to assure compliance with quality practices and work instructions throughout the facility) and will facilitate and support the DuPont Valley View (DVV) Internal Audit Process.
Operational duties include monitoring production processes and controlling product processes, obtaining samples, and loading products. Machining associates must be willing and able to operate mobile transport equipment.
Machining associates will continuously monitor product quality; be expected to troubleshoot process problems and control product for non-conformances; be required to participate in housekeeping and training activities.
Associates will work with the Quality Department to facilitate corrective and preventive action related to supplier quality problems and source inspection issues. In the process, machining associates will issue stop tags/hold tags where conditions warrant.
Maintain Quality metrics: to facilitate positive, proactive operational change, Associates may be required to analyze non-conformance data, escapes, and other sources of data as well as identify continuous improvement opportunities that help drive the DVV Continuous Improvement plan, when appropriate.
Machining associates will be expected to co-facilitate Quality Improvement Teams and other Quality-focused meetings, assuring timely completion of identified action items. These associates are required to support DVV’s Quality Council with analysis of issues and recommendations for corrective and preventive measures.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be flexible, adaptable, dependable, reliable and able to adjust to various challenges (such as changes to schedule, work environment, materials, and tooling). Machinist associates must possess solid communication skills (i.e., oral, written, and listening) and should be detailed oriented and have good organizational skills. Associates must be self-motivated, able to work independently or in a group environment.
Additional Requirements for the position:
Either Technical Degree: Machining Technology certificate
or 2+ years of machining experience
Experience in machining composites, metals, and or aluminum extrusions
Ability to read CNC programs
Demonstrated ability to set up and operate manual and CNC equipment
Proficient in shop math, including geometry and conversions
Demonstrated ability to read blueprints and understand tolerance
Demonstrated ability to use precision gages
Knowledge of FANUC controls
Excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills
Willingness to work off shift (3 shift operation) in a drug and tobacco free environment and in a safety conscious environment
Dependability & willingness to work overtime upon request (Includes weekends/evenings/holidays)
Ability and willingness to train others or learn from others
Excellent oral and written communication skills
As a machining associate, the individual will be required to participate in customer audits and will be required to complete the Certified Operator Program (COP), DVV’s intensive, skills-based validation and training program.
“Associates will continuously monitor product quality; be expected to troubleshoot process problems and control product for non-conformances; be required to participate in housekeeping and training activities. Also, Functional Team (Group of people with different functional specialties or multidisciplinary skills, responsible for carrying out all phases of a program or project from start to finish.) participation is a requirement.”
3-5 years of machining experience
CNC machinist certification
Knowledge and/or experience (Statistical Process Control)
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or equivalent and must be proficient in basic math.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or listen. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
We are a High Performance Work Systems site, which requires flexibility from all operators. Decision making input is sought from every associate. Working in a team environment is essential.
Candidates will be required to successfully complete several hours of interviewing and pre-employment activities.
Offers of employment will be contingent upon satisfactory results of medical exams, drug tests, and background checks.
DuPont offers an exciting place to work where thousands of innovations are introduced every year. You will have opportunities for growth through involvement in various dynamic industries from high-tech to high-performance; including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation, and apparel.
At DuPont, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join DuPont and discover The miracles of science™.
DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. DuPont is an E-Verify employer
Successful candidate will need to be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
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