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Danaher Corporation Senior/Advanced CNC Machinist in Deland, Florida

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for setting up and operating machinery and equipment with minimal to no assistance. The machinist will work with programmers and perform 1st piece article inspection along with completing the inspection report. Advanced machinists troubleshoot programs and machines and train other machinists. Candidates must follow all company rules and policies as well as OSHA/EPA regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently operates CNC lathes and/or machining centers, conventional mills and/or lathes after the machine has been setup by the operator, with minimal or no assistance. Setup to include insert changes and offsets, installation of tooling, loading of program, initial dry runs, and first piece inspection. Intermediate & Advanced Machinists efficiently operate and setup CNC mills, machining centers and/or lathes on simple to moderate operations. Advanced Machinist is a “keyholder,” authorized to edit programs and is responsible for all program integrity, including uploading and downloading programs. Assists other machinists in editing programs. Assist other machinists in checking their own work and adjusts processes.

  • Loads and unloads parts on fixtures or in chucks. Maintains parts in tolerance by making tool offsets.

  • Understands the machine zero point and axis orientation.

  • Able to touch off or qualify any tooling in the machine with little or no assistance.

  • Operates machine in a safe manner in all modes, manual or automatic.

  • Checks first piece and own work during operation and makes cutting tool offsets adjustments to ensure parts are machined to specifications. Correctly completes DIR and SPC documentation. Intermediate & Advanced Machinists perform first piece inspection on new setups by measuring dimensions on machined part and comparing dimensions to the print.

  • Maintains an acceptable production rate based on pre-established standards, while producing products that meet all quality, drawing and routing requirements. Advanced Machinist consistently maintains or exceeds an acceptable production rate based on pre-established standards, while producing products which meet all quality, drawing and routing requirements.

  • Uses sound judgment to plan, perform and make decisions as to the sequence of setups, operations and processes within the limitations of recognized, or standard, methods and procedures to meet production schedules. Intermediate & Advanced Machinists maintain or exceed an acceptable production rate based on pre-established standards, while producing products that meet all quality, drawing and routing requirements.

  • Intermediate & Advanced Machinists recognize tool wear, poor finishes, insufficient cuts, etc., and makes recommendations to CNC Programming to adjust feeds, speeds and depth of cut. Suggest improvements to programming for better utilization of tooling and equipment. Advanced Machinist makes suggestions in fixture design and/or tooling improvements. Makes programming changes to adjust for excessive tool wear.

  • Advanced Machinist actively participates in the “Continuous Improvement” program (OFI program – goal is 4 per year).

  • Advanced Machinist does “prove out” of new setups with manufacturing engineer, interprets CNC program content to recognize and correct problems.

  • Advanced Machinist does prototype work, works independently and is one of the “core” employees in the department.

General Job Functions

  • Efficiently performs secondary operations that could include setup and/or operation on simple

  • Properly rust proof and package parts, as needed.

  • Participate in KAIZEN events, Setup Reduction Program and identify ways to implement general cost savings.

  • Intermediate and Advanced Machinists train coworkers in patient and positive manner.

  • Advanced Machinist, based on experience, knowledge and positive attitude, is considered a mentor and “go to” person by coworkers.

Physical & Mental Requirements:

Restrictions are limited only by the individual’s inability to perform essential job duties and where an unsafe condition would result for the individual or surrounding employees. Light to Moderate Physical; frequently lifting or moving 5 to 25 pounds from 3 to 6 hours daily or frequently lifting or moving 25 to 50 pounds. Based on product being machined the weight will vary from very light weight parts to heavy weight parts. Continuous mental and visual attention is required. Diversified operations require constant alertness or activity.

Education & Knowledge

  • Has basic metal cutting knowledge, cutting speeds and feeds, and thread formation. Senior Machinists have knowledge equivalent to 5+ years in CNC machining (setup and run CNC machines). Machining apprenticeship program, which includes production operation of CNC equipment, preferred.

  • CNC Programming knowledge and understanding as a preference

  • Knows when, why and how to change worn tooling.

  • Proficient in basic shop math including combinations of positive and negative numbers, decimals and fractions. Able to calculate tolerance zones. Understands diameters and radius. Intermediate & Advanced Machinists must be proficient in shop mathematics to calculate tool offsets, home positions and verify print dimensions. Must understand geometry and trigonometry.

  • Correctly uses basic measuring instruments such as micrometers, depth gages, bore gages, dial calipers, etc. Intermediate & Senior Machinists are able to use all applicable measuring instruments including Microhite, comparator, borematics, pitch micrometers and profilometer.

  • Knows how to properly use inserts, taps, end mills, and work holding devices. Intermediate & Senior Machinists are knowledgeable in setting up CNC machines including, but not limited to, making inserts changes, tool offsets, boring chuck jaws, changing chucks, changing draw bars and tooling changes.

  • Has basic understanding of SPC and is able to use sound judgment to interpret production documents to meet production standards. Intermediate & Senior Machinists can interpret quality operational procedures and manuals to meet quality standards.

  • Knows how to proficiently use basic hand tools such as; files, deburring tools, pneumatic tools, etc.

  • Knows how to interpret tool and part drawings including, but not limited to, geometrical tolerance and manually calculated dimensions. Intermediate Machinists can interpret and use complicated prints (including multiple views and 3 dimensional details), specifications, charts and tables. Senior Machinists can quickly and proficiently interpret and use complicated prints (including multiple views and 3 dimensional details), specifications, sketches, charts and tables.

  • Proficiency in GD&T (Drawing understanding).

  • Experience in Lean manufacturing.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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