The Setup Technician position, under general supervision, is responsible for complex operations and duties in production ensuring tracking equipment performance, adjust set-ups, calibrations, and alignments. Primarily accountable for solving problems requiring more extensive knowledge and experience, reporting any inconsistencies and use standard repair procedures. This position may assist training other production technicians.
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- Modify CNC programs for lathes, milling machines, grinders and robots.
- Set up CNC lathes, milling machines, grinders, etc based on process specifications.
- Examine “out of tolerance” conditions and make adjustments.
- Read and interpret CMM reports.
- Set up and maintain adjustable support tools.
- Predict tool wear and tool changes based on SPC data.
- Identify, select and prepare tooling.
- Process and tooling improvements for cost reduction programs.
- Provide direct supervision to operators in the absence of the supervisor.
- Train and assist operators with troubleshooting as needed and work in a team environment.
- Total the amounts of materials needed or the number of holes to drill, according to the specifications.
- Establish how to set pieces up when making irregularly shaped pieces and quantity of material needed.
- Use a computer to confirm measurements or adjust computer control (CNC) machinery, such as the Maho machine.
- Machine license or equivalent combination of education and previous experience.
- Minimum four years of Machine Shop experience.
- Intermediate understanding of CNC programming.
- Basic understanding of machine controls.
- Knowledge of SPC methods, process and machine capability requirement and lot control techniques.
- Working knowledge how to read computer-generated profile views of a piece being made in order to adjust the tooling appropriately.
- Ability to interpret blueprints showing where the holes are to be placed in a piece of steel.
- Possess excellent communication skills to interact with supervisors and co-workers discussing job instructions, seeking clarification and exchanging methods and procedures.
- Possess problem solving skills to determine when to reset a machine.
- Ability to work independently and in a team as needed ensuring machines are used efficiently and work priorities are well managed.
- Ability to learn new specifications and procedures through on-the-job training and experience.
What Linamar Has To Offer
- Opportunities for career advancement.
- Community based outreach supporting both local and global initiatives and charities.
- Social committees and sports teams.
- Discounts for local vendors and events, including auto supplier discounts.
Linamar Corporation is a Canadian diversified global manufacturing company of highly engineered products across global industries & markets. From the entrepreneurial seeds planted by our dynamic founder, to the support provided along the way, all Linamar employees are poised for success in this fast-paced and rapidly growing environment. With access to the tools you need to succeed, you will make an impact along with other motivated and engaged people.
Linamar is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Linamar will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request.