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Model Maker

Streetsboro, Ohio Direct Job ID: 2010117753

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Description
ROLE PURPOSE:
Plan and perform a wide variety of duties to machine, form, alter, repair and/or assemble test and modify as required various parts and components for complicated packaging machines/systems and assist in related prototype development duties as assigned.
 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Work from shop orders, complicated prints, specifications, sketches, written and verbal instructions and own knowledge. Use a variety of common hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers and precision measuring instruments, Vernier calipers, micrometers and dial indicators. Operate lathe, milling machine, drill press, cutoff saws, band saws, and gas or electric welding equipment as required.
     
  • Obtain work or instructions and discuss considerations as required with supervision, engineering and own or other department personnel. Determine standard or special requirements, adaptation of existing design, modifications and/or new prototype operational concepts. Plan work sequence and determine method, procedure or tolerance as required to perform occasional difficult or unusual operations. Improvise tooling, methods, work set-up or arrangement as required for machining, forming, altering existing design or for new development concept, including assembly of parts, components and testing/adjustment or modification needed to meet design requirements.
     
  • Make exacting set-ups required. Select a normal range or speeds, feeds, tooling and perform machining, welding or fabrication necessary. Hold close tolerances. Turn, mill, tap and/or bend and form a variety of various types of sheet steel, aluminum, stainless or bar, rod and plate stock. Perform a limited range or milling, drilling or hand finish work on heavy castings. Create new or rework existing prototype or production parts based on company needs.
     
  • Perform bench or floor assembly and make various accurate fitting and adjustments of parts, components and complete units as required, assigned or directed. Install interrelated pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical/electronic parts, controls, or accessory equipment to make proper and/or operational arrangement. Conduct or assist in testing required. Troubleshoot and diagnose problem. Communicate opportunities with engineering and other department personnel through print markups or Redlines. Remedy problems within scope of assigned responsibilities. Suggest alternate course of action, prototype modification or part, component, machine change to avoid production-related problems or to meet or improve operational performance. Perform re-work, repairs modifications required or as directed to remedy or avoid problems.
     
  • Record time, production and test or engineering data or information required on proper form. Maintain assigned data, files and/or engineering information in proper manner. Maintain work, storage areas and equipment used in a clean and orderly condition. Observe all prescribed or standard safety rules and regulations.
 
  • Support pre-production builds through machining, fabrication, assembly, wiring, and plumbing operations.  Facilitate continuous improvement efforts to reduce or eliminate waste and improve cycle times.  Support proper documentation standards to capture current state operations.
     
  • Perform other similar or related duties as assigned or directed.
    QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience.
  • 1 to 2 years of trades training, preferably Machinist, or CNC Programming.
  • Associates degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent trade school training preferred.
  • Knowledge of advanced shop mathematics, machine shop practices, procedures, and various machine tools.
  • Familiar with related welding, fabrication, machining, assembly, testing methods and practices.
  • Must have the ability to work from work orders, complicated prints, specifications, and written and verbal instructions.
  • Requires ingenuity, initiative and sound judgment.
  • Demonstrate good attendance, reliable.
  • Proven safe work habits.
  • Proven quality oriented.
  • Demonstrated good performance in current role.
Qualifications
ROLE PURPOSE:
Plan and perform a wide variety of duties to machine, form, alter, repair and/or assemble test and modify as required various parts and components for complicated packaging machines/systems and assist in related prototype development duties as assigned.
 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Work from shop orders, complicated prints, specifications, sketches, written and verbal instructions and own knowledge. Use a variety of common hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers and precision measuring instruments, Vernier calipers, micrometers and dial indicators. Operate lathe, milling machine, drill press, cutoff saws, band saws, and gas or electric welding equipment as required.
     
  • Obtain work or instructions and discuss considerations as required with supervision, engineering and own or other department personnel. Determine standard or special requirements, adaptation of existing design, modifications and/or new prototype operational concepts. Plan work sequence and determine method, procedure or tolerance as required to perform occasional difficult or unusual operations. Improvise tooling, methods, work set-up or arrangement as required for machining, forming, altering existing design or for new development concept, including assembly of parts, components and testing/adjustment or modification needed to meet design requirements.
     
  • Make exacting set-ups required. Select a normal range or speeds, feeds, tooling and perform machining, welding or fabrication necessary. Hold close tolerances. Turn, mill, tap and/or bend and form a variety of various types of sheet steel, aluminum, stainless or bar, rod and plate stock. Perform a limited range or milling, drilling or hand finish work on heavy castings. Create new or rework existing prototype or production parts based on company needs.
     
  • Perform bench or floor assembly and make various accurate fitting and adjustments of parts, components and complete units as required, assigned or directed. Install interrelated pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical/electronic parts, controls, or accessory equipment to make proper and/or operational arrangement. Conduct or assist in testing required. Troubleshoot and diagnose problem. Communicate opportunities with engineering and other department personnel through print markups or Redlines. Remedy problems within scope of assigned responsibilities. Suggest alternate course of action, prototype modification or part, component, machine change to avoid production-related problems or to meet or improve operational performance. Perform re-work, repairs modifications required or as directed to remedy or avoid problems.
     
  • Record time, production and test or engineering data or information required on proper form. Maintain assigned data, files and/or engineering information in proper manner. Maintain work, storage areas and equipment used in a clean and orderly condition. Observe all prescribed or standard safety rules and regulations.
 
  • Support pre-production builds through machining, fabrication, assembly, wiring, and plumbing operations.  Facilitate continuous improvement efforts to reduce or eliminate waste and improve cycle times.  Support proper documentation standards to capture current state operations.
     
  • Perform other similar or related duties as assigned or directed.
    QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience.
  • 1 to 2 years of trades training, preferably Machinist, or CNC Programming.
  • Associates degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent trade school training preferred.
  • Knowledge of advanced shop mathematics, machine shop practices, procedures, and various machine tools.
  • Familiar with related welding, fabrication, machining, assembly, testing methods and practices.
  • Must have the ability to work from work orders, complicated prints, specifications, and written and verbal instructions.
  • Requires ingenuity, initiative and sound judgment.
  • Demonstrate good attendance, reliable.
  • Proven safe work habits.
  • Proven quality oriented.
  • Demonstrated good performance in current role.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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