Tangent Technologies offers the most innovative new product development solutions to produce recycled plastic lumber for a multitude of outdoor markets and high value applications. We have more than a decade invested in being "first to market" by developing technological advancements that offer new, innovative plastic lumber products and features for our customers. At Tangent Technologies we believe technology and innovation are critical to continued success. Envisioning the future, we diligently work to deliver creative solutions. We partner with like-minded customers to develop new ideas and innovate distinctive product lines.

We are looking for Manual Machinist to join join our team! 

Job Expectations:
  • • Set up and operate one or more of the following machines: Manual lathe and/or manual mill.
    • Properly set up and operate Manual Lathe to machine parts/components to the required specifications. 
     • Work from factory work orders, routings, drawings, process drawings & layout sheets, written or verbal instructions. 
    • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings including symbols, welding symbols, material type and material shape. 
    • Plan machining operations by studying work orders, blueprints, drawings, specifications, materials, machining parameters, and interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
     • Perform basic machining math including fractional / decimal conversion,  calculating dimensions and tolerances and determining missing linear or angular dimensions.  
    • Properly utilize machining tools such as high speed end mill, carbide end mill, high speed drill, carbide drill, high speed tap, roll forming tap, right angle attachments and reaming. 
    • Plan and perform a wide variety of diversified close tolerance machining operations. 
    • Select appropriate speeds, feeds and tooling for operations. 
    • Lift and position workpiece on machine table and secure it. 
    • Verify alignment of workpiece. 
    • Verify conformance of machined workpiece to specifications using measuring devices.
    • Maintain safe operations by adhering to company safety procedures and policies. 
    • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance as required following manufacturer’s instructions.
    • Working environment will require the operator to be standing 90 % of the time, move around, bend and lift as required. 
  • 3+ years previous experience with Manual Lathe 
  • Must possess mechanical aptitude and mathematical skills
  • Ability to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Regularly required to lift fixtures and panels up to 50 lbs,
  • Sitting, squatting, twisting in various positions for certain lengths of time, walking and being on your feet for a good portion of the work day
  • Experience with Bridgeport Mill, Engine Lathe is a PLUS 

Department: Production
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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