Cook Compression
  • 26-Oct-2017 to 26-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • OPS
  • Jeffersonville, IN, USA
  • Full Time


Skilled to setup, adjust and operate CNC lathes and/or mills and special types of machine tools. Performs diversified machining operations largely on standard work having tolerance and finish specifications requiring a general knowledge of machining practices and techniques.


  • Works from drawings, sketches and specifications in completing various machining operations.
  • Performs machine set ups to obtain close tolerances, fitting and alignment of machined parts.
  • Obtains required inspections on first pieces of a run according to prescribed procedure and performs inspections on work-in-progress using a wide variety of measuring devices.
  • Ability to generate CNC programs to manufacture parts per blueprints/drawings
  • Completes and maintains all necessary records of time, part counts, first piece inspections, and requisition forms, etc. for each job.
  • Makes jigs, fixtures or other specialized non-production devices as qualified and assigned.
  • Acquires raw material, supplies, tools, etc. when necessary.
  • Maintains work area in a clean, safe, and orderly fashion and conforms to all quality procedures and standards.
  • Assists in the training of other machinists as requested.
  • Performs first piece inspections on basic product for other machinists, as qualified and assigned.
  • Grinds tools when necessary.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance of machines according to PM schedule.
  • Troubleshoots drawings, machining, tooling, programming, material, etc. and making competent decisions pertaining to job at hand.
  • Operates machinery/equipment in a safe manner.
  • Utilizes Geometric Dimension & Tolerance as called out on print.
  • Gives feedback on trends, and recommending process improvements.
  • Maintains and monitors machine shop equipment. Safeguards against improper use and incorrect set ups to prevent extensive damage to machine or specific sections.
  • Ensures proper machine set up and accurate interpretation of prints and specifications to prevent damage to material. Detects errors with frequent tolerance/quality checks.
  • Responsible for own level of production. Works independently with little likelihood of injury. May provide some training to others.

 Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of trade school apprenticeship or equivalent shop experience. 
  • Technical training in shop math and blueprint reading is necessary to perform the job. 

Mental/Visual/Physical Effort:

  • Walks, stands, reaches, and bends frequently. Periodic lifting of moderate to heavy items may be required. Possesses good hand/eye coordination.

Physical Hazards

  • Normal operations require eye protection. Additional safety equipment may be required.

 Working Conditions:

  •  Exposure to normal machine shop environment with periodic noise. Limited disagreeable factors present.
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