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PDS Tech Inc Set Up Technician - Tool Setter in Ridgeville, South Carolina

PDS Tech is currently recruiting for a Set Up Technician-Tool Setter in Ridgeville, SC!

  • Study machining instructions, job orders, or blueprints to determine dimensional or finish specifications, sequences of operations, setups, or tooling requirements

  • Verify conformance of machined work to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, micrometers, or fixed or telescoping gauges

  • Change worn cutting tools, using wrenches

  • Install tools in spindles

  • Select and set cutting speeds, feed rates, depths of cuts , and cutting tools, according to machining instructions or knowledge of metal properties

  • Observe drilling or boring machine operations to detect any problems

  • Move machine controls to lower tools to work pieces and to engage automatic feeds

  • Lift work pieces onto work tables either manually or with hoists or direct crane operators to lift and position work pieces

  • Position and secure work pieces on tables, using bolts, jigs, clamps, shims, or other holding devices

  • Turn valves and direct flow of coolants or cutting oil over cutting areas

  • Establish zero reference points on work pieces, such as at the intersections of two edges or over hole locations

  • Perform minor assembly, such as fastening parts with nuts, bolts, or screws, using power tools or hand tools

  • Verify that work piece reference lines are parallel to the axis of table rotation, using dial indicators mounted in spindles

  • Operate single- or multiple-spindle drill presses to bore holes so that machining operations can be performed on metal or plastic work pieces

  • Lay out reference lines and machining locations on work, using layout tools, and applying knowledge of shop math and layout techniques

  • Sharpen cutting tools, using bench grinders

  • Operate tracing attachments to duplicate contours from template

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Manufacturing Lean Certificate preferred.

  • 1 year of tool setting experience

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Strong attention to details.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job such as lifting and moving up to 50 lbs., standing for extended periods, bending, squatting or kneeling.

  • Availability to work any shift.

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check.

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.

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