Amsted Industries CNC Setup Technician in Shelby Township, Michigan

CNC Setup Technician

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Transform Automotive

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United States / Michigan / Shelby Township

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Job Description

TransForm Automotive L.L.C., is an advanced metal-forming manufacturer of precision powertrain & engine components utilizing advanced proprietary stamping, machining, laser-welding and assembly processes. The company is involved in significant advanced research and application of tooling and die equipment, process design and development.

TransForm Automotive L.L.C., a division of Means Industries, has two manufacturing facilities in Sterling Heights, a new manufacturing facility in Shelby Township, Michigan and a fourth in London, Ontario, Canada. We are owned by AMSTED International, based in Chicago, Illinois. AMSTED Industries is a diversified manufacturer of industrial components serving the railroad, vehicular, construction and building markets.

TransForm Automotive is actively seeking a highly motivated CNC Setup Technician on Afternoon Shift (3PM - 11PM). This position will support the production and maintenance operations of this new and growing facility. Focus will be on CNC machining and process improvements. The position will also be responsible for:

  • Adapt and promote lean manufacturing principals

  • Train team leaders on set up, repair of programs and tooling, machine troubleshooting and log accordingly

  • Responsible, together with Engineering, for writing and updating operator instructions

  • Keep work areas and equipment clean and safe

  • Required to investigate and implement improvements in CNC machining processes in order to optimize machine efficiency

  • Responsible for supporting the team goals of the assembly department

  • Adhere to all safety procedures, including Lockout/Tagout and electrical safe work practices

  • Responsible for new product launches from setup to first off as coordinated with Engineering and Maintenance

Successful candidates will have at least 2 years experience as a CNC machinist, previous experience in set up and troubleshooting of machining processes including program modifications (G-code & M-code), and tooling improvement. Experience with Fuji lathes & FANUC controls a plus. Candidate must be able to work required overtime.

TransForm Automotive L.L.C., is an equal opportunity employer, offers competitive compensation, challenging career opportunities and was voted one of Macomb County’s top Companies for Champion of Workforce Development.