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DRS Power Technologies, Inc Machinist in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world. Job Summary Job Responsibilities Responsible and accountable for producing quality work to prescribed standards, with a focus on continuous improvement to meet customer commitments on schedule and within budget Follow written work instructions Work under minimal supervision on duties and tasks that are frequently non-routine, adapting procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs May perform more detailed tasks requiring deeper knowledge and experience in the specified processes and procedures Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned goals Able to effectively communicate with other functional departments, such as Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, and Sales departments Resolve most questions and problems, referring only the most complex issues to higher levels Serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues Be a self-starter and demonstrate good decision making ability Must maintain a safe work environment by adhering to all safety procedures including those which govern the handling of materials, chemicals, tools, and equipment (WHMIS) Proper use of required PPE May periodically assist in orienting and training lower level employees May participate in LEAN Events, ?Six S? activities, action teams etc. Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization Analyze specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assemble parts to make and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists? hand tools, applying knowledge of tool and die designs and construction; shop mathematics; metal properties; and layout, machining, and assembly procedures Study specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product Compute dimensions and plans layout and assembly operations Measure parts to close tolerance using precision measuring devices Set up and operate machine tools (e.g., lathe, milling machine, shaper, and grinder) to machine parts Verify conformance of machined parts to specifications May examine standard or previously used tools or dies and modify as appropriate May develop specifications from general descriptions and make drawing or sketch Apply mastery of skills in adapting procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment, as appropriate Complete machine programming and set-up as required Qualifications High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in specialty area e.g. welding, tool making. Apply online:\_source=DirectEmployers&utm\_campaign=LeonardoDRS\_DEA Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.