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Tool Maker

Company: G.E. North America
Location: Parsippany
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Tool Maker will work at the Parsippany, NJ Metem a GE Power business manufacturing plant and operate a variety of production equipment and tooling. You will also have ownership of safety, compliance, qualify, and productivity.**Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set-up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair cutting tools, jigs, and fixtures, gauges, and machinist hand tools, applying knowledge of tool design and construction, shop mathematics, metal properties, lay out, machining and assembly procedures.
  • Study specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, models or descriptions and visualizes product. Compute dimensions and plan lay out and assembly operations.
  • Measure, mark and scribe metal stock for machining. Set-up and operate machine tools such as lathe, milling machine, grinder to machine parts and verify conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Lift machined parts manually and position and hold them on surface plate or worktable using devices such as vises, V-blocks, and angle plates. Smooth flat and contoured surfaces using scrapers, abrasive stones and power grinders.
  • Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearance using measuring instruments such as dial indicators gauge blocks, thickness gauges and micrometers. Heat treat tools and parts when necessary. Examine standard or previously used tools and decide on modifications to be made. Work to fairly close tolerances.
  • Maintain company production and quality standards.
  • Report unusual problems or conditions to supervisor.
  • Observe company safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform, as assigned, other similar or related duties.**Eligibility Requirements
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
    • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government export restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Persons (U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents and protected individuals (e.g., certain refugees and asylees)). GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
    • Minimum of 3 years' experience in EDM/CNC or tooling production or equivalent.
    • Ability to read and interpret M&G code.
    • Ability to perform basic M&G code programming in MDI Mode.
    • Deep knowledge of machine tool geometry and problem solving skills to ensure machines are functioning properly (tramming).
    • Basic mechanical skills needed.
    • Proficient shop math skills.
    • Basic computer skills and understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Ability to lift/push/pull at least 50 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation.
    • Ability to work occasional weekend shifts.
    • Ability to work overtime as required.
    • Willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example: safety glasses, gloves, ear plugs, and safety shoes.
    • Successful completion of a background check and drug screen.**Desired Characteristics
      • Experience using Knee Mills, Lathes, Surface Grinders, Hydraulic Press, Hand Tools.
      • Experience in basic CNC programming.
      • Able to work with computerized shop floor tools.
      • Experience in simple assembly & fabrication.
      • Experience in manufacturing preferred.
      • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
      • Ability to follow written instructions and take verbal instructions for multiple assembly tasks in a manufacturing shop environment.
      • Demonstrates strong communication and follow-up skills.
      • Strong team player and flexible willingness to move to different areas.
      • Ability to work alone or as part of a team with minimal supervision.
      • Demonstrates positive attitude, strong work ethic, and self-motivation and ethical standards and integrity.
      • Has a strong belief in Metem, a GE Power business, and the exciting opportunities it is pursuing.Additional Information
        • Comprehensive benefit package (including retirement, medical, dental, vision, 12 paid holidays and more---)This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.Additional InformationGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an - -Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. -Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.**Relocation Assistance Provided: **NoYou should be proficient in:
          • G-Code
          • M-Code
          • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
          • High School / GED
          • Shop Math SkillsMachines & technologies you'll use:
            • CNC Grinder
            • Manual Grinder
            • Manual LatheSalary info:$33 - $33 / hr

Keywords: G.E. North America, New York , Tool Maker, Other , Parsippany, New York

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