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Manufacturing Technician

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Dayton, OH

Manufacturing Technician


Job Description

Responsible for the technical management of a defined set of production equipment ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Ensure schedule achievement through the technical management of a defined set of production equipment
o Perform set-ups, changeovers, tool changes, machine adjustments and minor maintenance as required to ensure a high quality product is produced to the target schedule
o Ensure well running equipment through the performance of minor maintenance and equipment repair
o Interface with maintenance, facilities or engineering personnel to drive equipment or technical issues to resolution
o Assist with the installation of new lines or equipment as required (programming, tool installation, startup protocols, etc...)
o React to feedback about product quality from machine operators to ensure a well-centered and high quality product is produced
o Coordinate tooling or component purchases to support production activity and equipment uptime
o Manage tool inventory levels to ensure appropriate stock exists to minimize downtime and performance risk
o Perform cycle time studies and optimize equipment parameters to ensure target production goals are achievable
o Improve and optimize equipment parameters to reduce scrap and increase tool life
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience in the following areas is recommended for this position:
o CNC lathe set-up and programming (FANUC and HAAS control systems)
o Advanced knowledge of best practice tool selection and usage (drills, inserts, work holding, etc.)
o Ability to read and interpret part drawings (geometric dimensioning and tolerancing)
o Advanced understanding of gauge usage (calipers, mics, bore gauges, special fixtures, etc.)
o Robotic programming, manipulation, "teaching" and operation
o Moderate mechanical aptitude
o Moderate understanding of hydraulic systems and principles
o Moderate understanding of pneumatic systems and principles?
Experience in the following areas is recommended for this position:
o 10 years of relevant industrial experience
o 10 years of general mechanical experience
o High School Diploma or equivalent
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, use hands, lift moderately heavy items, stoop, kneel, crouch and talk and hear.
o Factory
o Increased noise levels in factory.
o Ambient temperature between 40°F and 100°F

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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation