Company Information: Horton, Inc., a global airflow industry
leader in reliability, service and innovation has an opening for a
machinist to work in our Britton, SD location.
Sets up and operates machine tools within the work cell. Loads
materials into machines and operates machine tools to produce
finished parts that conform to proper dimensions, inspecting work
and performing basic setting/adjusting of the machine to maintain
products within specified tolerances.
MACHINIST (Sign-on Bonus $2,000)
1.) Changes settings or programs and tooling inserts in order to
achieve the proper dimensions of finished parts, assisting less
experienced machinists with more complex or more difficult
1.1 Obtains the correct program to control machine operations
for the part
being run on a CNC machine and loads it into the machine
1.2 Using hand tools and following specifications for the job,
secures tooling in holders, returning used tooling to its
1.3 Adjusts cutting angles and speeds on manually operated
tools and edits the programs on CNC machines as necessary to
achieve desired results.
2.) Operates one or more machine tools to produce high quality
parts in an efficient manner.
2.1 Visually inspects materials and loads into equipment via
2.2 Runs parts through the machine(s), watching and listening
run characteristics that indicate malfunction.
2.3 Follows complete inspection protocol after the machine has
its first operation to ensure that parts are within tolerances.
uses sampling to monitor variation in dimensions and the
and number of parts run on each set of tooling, changing tooling
it is worn to a point where change is indicated.
2.4 Moves finished parts to the next workstation or staging
3.) Exhibits and performs basic personal computer functions in
various software systems including but not limited to:
3.1 Entering inspection production approvals as required.
3.2 Entering accurate productivity/efficiency data as
3.3 Using the business operating system, to check work queues,
levels, and other production related tasks.
3.4 Using the Horton "intranet" to access quality information,
safety information, and other production related
4.) Performs daily and weekly routine machine maintenance in a
manner which conserves resources and keeps the machines as
productive as possible.
4.1 Fills machines with coolant prior to startup and monitors
concentration levels during the shift.
4.2 Cleans all chips and excess coolant or lubricant from inside
outside the machine on a regular basis per the standard
4.3 Cleans the work area around each machine and all containers
racks where parts are stacked, in order to maintain a safe work
and in order to avoid contamination of parts or excess wear of
4.4 Inspects jaws, fixturing and tooling to ensure quality and
5.) Moves between machines in the cell as directed by area
5.1 Sets up and operates machine tools within the work cell.
5.2 Cross trains between machines in the work cell to gain or
knowledge required to set up and operate machine tools in the
6.) Provides training in work methods, procedures, and work
instructions to employees
and temporary workers.
7.) Performs other duties as directed by area manager.
A high school diploma, or equivalent (GED), is desired but not
required. Requires 6 months of developed relevant work experience
at Horton or elsewhere. A relevant 1- or 2-year technical degree /
diploma in a machining related field fulfills the 6-month work
JOB SKILLS REQUIRED
Intermediate blueprint reading, communicate and work well and
efficiently with others, basic computer, intermediate inspection
and measurement, basic machine setup and operation, basic math,
(statistical process control and geometric dimensioning and
Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.
Relocation allowance may be provided if the individual has all of
the necessary qualifications.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply,
qualified candidates should log onto https://careers-horton.icims.com.
Horton Holding, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, national origin, age sex, religion,
disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status,
gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by
local, state or federal law. EOE. Veterans/Disabled
For more information on Horton, Inc. please visit our web site
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