Research & Development Machinist

Savannah, GA

Job Description

Job Summary:
Under close supervision, perform planning, layout, setup, and operation of various conventional machinery.

Unique Skills:
- Manual machining experience required, CNC experience and R&D machine shop work preferred.

Education and Experience Requirements:
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- 1 year machining experience or certificate of completed training from an approved school or training facilities.
- 1 year Must be able to read and interpret blue prints, sketches and tool designs.
- Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.

Job Responsibilities:
- Sets up machines to perform operations, computes angular dimensions where required, locates and lays out reference lines, center points, and lines.
- Plans the sequence of operations to be performed.
- Determines the proper cutting tools required. to perform machining task.
- Selects the proper speed and feeds for conditions.
- Performs basic machining tasks.
- Checks own work for conformance to specifications using precision measuring equipment.
- Maintains a clean and safe working environment.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
- Must be able to apply shop mathematics including trigonometry functions.
- Must have experience operating conventional machinery including drills, grinders, milling machines and lathes.
- Must be able to grind own cutting tools when required.
- Basic PC skills.