Machinist/ Lathe Operator-Journeyman
Area of Interest:
Production & Planning
• 3-5 years experience in machine shop practices and techniques working with and handling large irregular parts.
• Working knowledge of shop practices and machining fundamentals as acquired through vocational training and experience.
• CNC conversational programming.
• Experience working on large machines with exacting requirements as to tolerance and finish.
• Requires advanced rigging skills and techniques for handling large parts with overhead cranes and lift trucks.
• Ability to interpret blueprints and engineering drawings.
• Ability to use geometry, algebra, and trigonometric principles together with the use of engineering drawings, specifications, and tables.
• Judgment is required to develop layouts and make difficult set-ups involving the aligning and securing of large, irregular work pieces, tooling, and fixtures.
• Judgment is needed while teaching machining practices and techniques for fabricating large turbine parts and components of various designs.
• Advanced rigging skills and techniques.
• Accurate utilization of various measuring instruments.
TOSHIBA INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) is a Toshiba America Inc. Group Company, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. TIC is comprised of three divisions: the Industrial Division and the Transmission and Distribution Systems Division, both of which are headquartered in Houston, Texas, and the Power Systems Division headquartered in San Francisco, California. For over 40 years, TIC has upheld the tradition and reputation of our parent company. While each division markets its own unique products, all share main ideals: innovative technology, superior quality, unmatched reliability, and dedicated customer service.
POWER SYSTEMS DIVISION
The Power Systems Division, one of the biggest in-house companies in Toshiba, is a leading manufacturer of heavy electrical apparatuses with a worldwide sales/service network. The North American operation of the Power Systems business operates out of three facilities: the San Francisco, CA office, the Chadds Ford, PA office, and the Milwaukee Service Center in West Allis, WI. As a leading electric equipment manufacturer, Power Systems has globally supplied steam turbine generators to both the regulated and non-regulated electric markets within North America since 1967.
In addition, Power Systems has provided reliable, innovative, and environmentally friendly products, services, and energy to the marketplace for more than 100 years. Critical functions such as proposal reviews and preparation, application engineering, logistics, project management, inventory, training, and after-market support are all performed between these three locations.
Responsible for setting up, adjusting, and operating large machines including, large manual lathes, CNC and Manual VTL machines. Perform progressive machining operations on a diverse line of large parts and components. Will work from complicated engineering drawings and specifications to plan repair procedures, machine and fabricate parts, and perform skilled fitting and aligning. Plan own work procedures on assigned large machines as well as manufacture and adapt tooling for special work assignment. This person will also be responsible for performing own inspection of the finished product.
• Plan work procedures, setups, operational sequences, adjust and operate machines, including VTL’s, 50” and larger.
• Edit and perform conversational programming.
• Layout and make difficult set-ups involving the aligning and securing of large or irregular work pieces.
• Determine speeds and feeds for optimum productivity and tool performance.
• Grind and adapt tooling and attachments for special work requirements.
• Diagnose and rectify tooling problems and machine malfunctions as necessary.
• Work from engineering drawings and specifications in shop baggy.
• Transporting parts and components to and from work area requires advance rigging skills and techniques.
• Lead efforts for equipment care and basic maintenance as directed.
• Work from engineering drawings, instruction sheets, process drawings and procedures, via manufacturing operations instructions.
• Complete sign offs and documentation relevant to work execution and in process dimensioning.
• Inspect finished parts and components with a variety of precision measuring instruments.
• Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.
• Train employees to setup, adjust, operate and maintain the assigned machine tool.
• Train employees on rigging large parts and components for overhead crane and lift truck operation.
• All employees are entrusted, empowered, and encouraged to be responsible for attaining the highest quality and maximum value in their work product while providing a positive customer experience.
• May be assigned other tasks where similar or lesser skills are required or where activities are monitored—usually of short duration to meet production requirements.