Schunk Xycarb Technology, Inc, is seeking a Machinist, Lead - 2nd Shift for our Georgetown, Texas facility.

Machinist Lead - 2nd Shift

Schunk Xycarb Technology, Inc., in Georgetown, Texas is growing and seeking a Machinist, Lead – 2nd Shift for our Georgetown, Texas facility. This position is full-time and will be eligible for all Xycarb benefits. Sign-on bonus included in benefits package.
The Machinist - Lead has a broad variety of different tasks to perform.  The primary role is to make quality quartz products and parts meeting customer’s specifications using glass machining techniques.
  • Working Time: Full-time
  • Type of Employment: Fixed
  • Job Location: Georgetown, Texas - USA

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Ability to load CNC programs using DNC system.
  • Ability to operate Horizontal Lathes and Vertical Milling centers.
  • Setting up of work offsets and tooling offsets and understand basic G & M code.
  • Understanding of machine and tooling for required surface finishes and correct stock removal and identifying tool ware.
  • Able to inspect parts and compensate tool diameter and height to meet print specification.
  • Ability to use clippers, micrometers assorted gages and optical comparator.
  • Examine work orders, drawings, specifications and planning and divide the work orders and when needed instruct and train coworkers.
  • Closely analyze products for basic functional problems, identify defective parts and control quality  and progress in work flow and take corrective actions in case of quality issues and or delays.
  • Perform the daily maintenance on the CNC Machining equipment and report malfunction to maintenance department.
  • Assist production supervisor in developing skills and quality of the operators, advice on skill matrix, individual performance.
  • Control quality  and progress in work flow and take corrective actions for quality issues and or delays.
  • Make suggestions for improvements and apply approved changes.
  • Monitor compliance with  safety, environment and quality regulations.
  • Handle other miscellaneous duties as needed. 

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent.
    Minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience with CNC equipment in a manufacturing environment (experience with Haas Mills, Lathes a plus).
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of team lead/working foreman experience in supporting, coaching and training machine operators.
  • Formal vocational training in manufacturing/machining and/or programming preferred.
  • In depth knowledge and skill on CNC machining products, production methods and processes; CNC Machine, tooling identification, materials, reading, adjust offset parameters and Customers’ demand on specifications measures and finishing.
  • Knowledge and prior experience in production equipment, tooling, measuring tools, production methods, planning and routing.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
Work Hours:  
2nd Shift Monday-Thursday 3:00pm to 1:30am (4) 10 hour shifts - additional 10% shift differential 

Physical Requirements:

  • Job requires bending, stooping, walking, sitting, and reaching overhead.
    Manufacturing environment; may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, machinery with moving parts and quartz materials.
  • Must be able to work and be comfortable in required appropriate PPE such as smock, face mask, respirator at times, etc.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds regularly, pushing, pulling, and standing for long periods of time.
  • Required to have visual acuity to perform assigned tasks.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Must pass pre-employment testing.
Must be legally authorized to work in the US.

What we offer:

  • Health benefits including medical, dental & vision
  • Company paid life insurance and short-term & long-term disability
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) employer safe harbor contribution: Company contribution of 3% of your salary
  • Quarterly Profit-sharing bonus
  • Tuition reimbursement/Educational assistance
  • Annual Safety Shoe & RX Safety Glasses Allowance for all the employees
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Travel Assistance
  • Employee Referral Bonus up to $3000 per referral
  • Sign-on Bonus up to $3000 for all employees 
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The Schunk Group is a global technology company with around 9.000 employees in 26 countries. The company is a leading supplier of products made of high-tech materials – such as carbon, technical ceramics and sintered metal – as well as machines and systems – from environmental simulation and air conditioning to ultrasonic welding and optical machines.