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Manufacturing Engineering Technician

Company: Revcor
Location: Carpentersville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Hands-on technician to assist with troubleshooting of tooling and support projects to improve manufacturing tools and fixtures. Assist tooling and manufacturing engineers to address tooling needs via documentation, reverse engineering and CNC programming to improve product quality on fans, wheels, or blower packages.

Responsibilities:

Under technical direction, troubleshoot and analyze tooling problems and implement corrective actions for high quality, efficient manufacturing solutions.
Help identify required tools, jigs and fixtures, or other new or special equipment required for new production or improvements to existing production lines.
Create tooling documentation by reverse engineering tooling using both manual measurements and 3D scanning
Perform tooling detail and jig and fixture design
Reading and interpreting technical blueprints and design models
Use CNC software to program cutting paths, feeds and speeds as appropriate for a variety of tool steels and program machines accordingly
Adjust machine cutting paths or settings to optimize production while maintaining quality
Loading and clamping raw materials into the CNC machine, indicating the part to be machined, homing the machine and loading tool holders into the carousel in preparation for executing CNC programs
Perform quality assurance tests to ensure parts meet design specifications
Troubleshoot and resolve problems with machines and programs as they arise
Perform basic machine maintenance such as cleaning and sharpening

Qualifications:

Associates Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering Technology. Must have a good mechanical aptitude of general machinery.
Proficient in Solidworks or similar 3D modeling package
Familiarity with BobCAD-CAM, Esprit CAM or similar CNC programming software
Previous work experience as a CNC programmer, including surface machining and hard milling desirable
Knowledge of surface modeling, surface continuity issues, laser scanning/reverse engineering and 3D printing/AM desirable
Should have a positive and professional attitude
Must have strong attention to detail
Capable of standing for extended periods of time
Available to work weekends and overtime
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds for short periods of time

Keywords: Revcor, Elgin , Manufacturing Engineering Technician, Engineering , Carpentersville, Illinois

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