Machinist(First Class)
Southern Cross Personnel
Auckland | New Lynn, NZ
1d ago

Job Description

Our client is a well-established heavy engineering company based in the northern suburbs who are involved with the manufacture of large complex equipment, components & structures from a variety of industry sectors.

They are looking for an experienced and qualified Machinist to join their team.

Your main responsibilities include setting up and operating a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments.

This includes precision instrument making work such as fabricating, modifying, or repairing mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines.

Your main job duties include but not limited to,

  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products, and determine product dimensions and tolerances.
  • Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
  • Install repaired parts into equipment, or install new equipment.
  • Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment in order to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.
  • Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel in order to exchange technical information.
  • Dismantle machines or equipment, using hand tools and power tools, in order to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed.
  • Establish work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using a variety of metalworking machines.
  • Design fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
  • Set up and operate metalworking, brazing, heat-treating, welding, and cutting equipment.
  • Test experimental models under simulated operating conditions for such purposes as development, standardization, and feasibility of design.
  • Ensure that production requirements and standard are met consistently
  • Skills and qualifications required,

  • C10 Machinist qualification
  • Ability to apply knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
  • Minimum three (3) years manufacturing environment experience
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Demonstrate a positive professional attitude
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