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BG Products, Inc. Lathe Machinist 1st Shift (Derby) in Derby, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11312132

Job purpose


BG Products, Inc. Tools & Equipment Division located in Derby, Kansas manufactures and distributes a broad line of specialty Tools/ Equipment for use in the Automotive Professional Trade Industry through a network of distributors worldwide.


The Machinist position will work in collaboration with the Manufacturing Team to operate a wide variety of CNC mills and lathes.


Duties and responsibilities


Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or vernier calipers.

Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.

Set up, adjust, or operate basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations.

Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.

Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.

Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.

Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition.

Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.

Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.

Check work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated or cooled.

Diagnose machine tool malfunctions to determine need for adjustments or repairs.

< style="margin-top:0pt; margin-bottom:0pt; font-size:11pt">Confer with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.

Dispose of scrap or waste material in accordance with company policies and environmental regulations.

Separate scrap waste and related materials for reuse, recycling, or disposal.

Evaluate machining procedures and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency or adaptability.

Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics.

Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures.

Maintain a clean and organized work area and maintain all equipment, to like new appearance, according to maintenance plans and established procedu