Turlock, CA, US

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Support Functions

CNC Tool/Cutter Grinder

CNC Tool Cutter & Grinder
Turlock, California, USA

About Us:

Lock-N-Stitch Inc. (LNS) specializes in the repair of cracked and damaged cast iron and other cast metals. LNS manufactures crack and thread repair products, provides training in crack repair techniques, and maintains a full-service repair department that performs repairs worldwide. With over thirty years of experience, LNS is a leader in its field. Wärtsilä, a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, owns LNS.
Lock-N-Stitch Inc. is seeking an energetic, positive, customer-oriented, and proactive individual for the position of CNC Tool Cutter & Grinder. The CNC Tool Cutter & Grinder will be responsible for programming, setting up, and operating CNC and manual grinding machines to produce precision tools and cutters. This role requires meticulous attention to detail to ensure high-quality production and adherence to specifications.


Duties and Responsibilities:

* Program, set up, and operate CNC and manual grinding machines.
* Manufacture precision tools according to specifications.
* Dress grinding wheels as needed.
* Read and understand blueprints.
* Inspect and verify specifications required for First article inspection.
* Perform basic machine maintenance, including cleaning and lubrication.
* Maintain knowledge of abrasives and metal properties.
* Plan production sequences from job orders.
* Hold tight tolerances and understand raw material and cutting tool geometry.
* Properly use precision measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, thread gauges, and optical comparators.
* Experience with Anca, Walters CNC grinders, center-less grinding, or OD grinding machines.
* Document production data and maintain accurate records of work performed.
* Maintain knowledge of production and quality control processes.
* Work within tight tolerances under the ISO 9001 quality control program.

* High school diploma or equivalent; technical schooling in machine shop practices preferred.
* Preferred experience operating CNC grinding machines.
* Some understanding of grinding processes, tools, and materials.
* Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications.
* Excellent attention to detail and commitment to quality.
* Strong problem-solving skills and mechanical aptitude.
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
* Good communication and organizational skills.
* Strong reading, writing, and arithmetic skills.
* Functional knowledge of common office computer systems and basic working knowledge of electronic media tools (e.g., camera & picture files).

Working Conditions:

* Work is performed in a manufacturing environment with exposure to machinery, noise, and various materials.
* Must be able to stand for extended periods and lift up to 50 pounds.
* May require overtime or shift work depending on production needs.


Why you and us You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.
If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application. Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship. Hourly pay range is $20 - $23, depending on experience and education. The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.  Eligibility to participate in: the discretionary incentive plan assigned to the level of position upon offer of employment; medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) plan and flexible spending accounts, subject to plan terms; Company-paid benefits such as life insurance, short- and long-term disability, subject to applicable waiting periods.  Paid time off (PTO) is accrued on a per-pay period basis in accordance with tenure in the Company; a new hire can expect 17 days per year. Twelve (12) Company-paid holidays.

We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: https://www.wartsila.com/careers

Individuals hired for positions that require on-site customer interactions and/or in-person travel may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or other country-specific vaccinations, unless otherwise prohibited by law.   Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.   Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer.

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