Kessington LLC Honing Set-Up Machine Operator in Elkhart, Indiana

Job Title: Honing Operator/SetupReports to: Operations ManagementShift: 1st Job Summary: Set up and Operates honing machines (manual and automatic) to hone internal surfaces of metal parts, such as cylinders, valve bodies, and sleeves to specifications, usually on a production basis. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Obtains such information as dimensions, tolerances and number of parts in run from job order and instructions of supervisor or job setter. Lifts workpiece manually and secures it in fixture. Starts machine and turns handwheels or engages automatic mechanism to feed tool to workpiece. Moves controls to adjust feed rate, spindle speed, length of stroke and depth of cut. Measures finished workpiece with instruments, such as sunnen gage, dimensionair and dial bore gage. Changes worn honing stones, using wrenches. Inspects and measures parts to maintain all In-Process dimensions. Required Competencies: CommunicationTeamworkQuality AdvocateBusiness Understanding Behaviors:RespectCommitmentProactivity Minimum Experience Required:Minimum 2 years of experience as Hone Machinist and/or comparable training. Sound knowledge of manufacturing operations and strategies specific to Honing Machines.Strong mechanical skills. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled