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Level 1 CAD/CAM Tooling Engineer

Franchino Mold & Engineering Co. is seeking a highly motivated, technically adept Level 1 CAD/CAM Engineer to utilize various 3D modeling, surfacing techniques and 2D data to modify and extract data from existing geometry in order to produce CNC toolpaths for 3 or 5-axis milling, in accordance with customer requirements and company standards. Additionally, the Level 1 CAD/CAM Tooling Engineer will provide manufacturing personnel with program routing, setup, sequence information, fixtures, color coding, electrodes and provide drawings and overlays to production and the inspection department.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Import and manipulate 3D models in NX11/WorkNC 2019.0 using modeling and surfacing techniques to prepare the models for machining.
  • Create CNC toolpaths for 3 or 5 axis machining centers.
  • Provides instruction sheets and cutter lists to guide setup and operation of machines.
  • Perform toolpath verification prior to program deployment.
  • Create CNC program routing, setup, and sequence information to assist shop floor personnel.
  • Analyzes data and makes recommendations for optimal product run times.
  • Create fixtures, color code components & electrodes.
  • Create 2D drawings, power point, excel, word documents and overlays to assist production and the inspection department personnel.

Periodic Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing new processes that improve quality and reduce costs.
  • Document new processes, procedures, and work instructions in detail.
  • Design new and reverse engineer existing fixturing/tooling for internal use.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting technical drawings along with a thorough understanding of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing).
  • Understanding of milling/turning operations and related machining parameters such as speeds and feeds.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with management and coworkers.
  • Strong technical, analytical, systematic, and detail-oriented thinking skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills with the ability to adapt to change.
  • Strong attendance and goal oriented.

 

Preferred but not required Experience:
Education:  Associates degree or equivalent experience as a CAD/CAM design engineer preferred.  Experience with NX11, GD&T, and WorkNC preferred but not required.

Project Manager

Franchino Mold & Engineering seeking a Project Manager to plan, direct and coordinate activities of designated projects to ensure that goals and objectives of the project are accomplished within prescribed time frames, expected quality and budgeted profitability. Reviews project proposal/plan to determine time frames, profitability, procedures for accomplishing the project, staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project. Oversee all aspects of the project milestones and suggest and make process improvements.

• Work closely with the VP of Operations, Plant Manager, Machining Supervisor, Moldmaking Supervisor, Sales Engineers, Design Manager, Design Checker, Scheduler and Purchasing Manager.
• Assume the responsibility as the “Go To” person during a project for any issues and/or questions.
• Act as a liaison between sales and production to assure customer expectations are met at all times.
• Assure communication about projects is open and honest throughout the organization and during the full life of the project.
• Prepare and update a Gant chart noting all key dates that must be met.
• Coordinate process and update meetings for all of the projects.
• Raise red flags when the project is behind schedule and communicate with all people involved to outline a resolution.

Experience: 3-5 years of Project Manager experience required.

Education: Associates, Bachelor’s or Technical degree in Manufacturing or equivalent experience preferred. Tool & Die experienced preferred but not required.

Plant Cleaner

Plant-wide cleaners are primarily responsible for creating and maintaining a safe, clean and hygienic environment within the premises at which they work including office and manufacturing shop floor areas.

  • Responsible for cleaning buildings, equipment and machinery including brushing, mopping, sweeping, dusting, polishing and wiping.
  • Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, washing walls and ceilings.
  • Must have a positive attitude, good work ethic, punctuality and be willing and able to learn.

Benefits include apprenticeship program, medical insurance, educational benefit, paid vacation and 401(k).

You must undergo drug screening and pass a physical examination.

General Laborer

The person hired as a General Laborer will perform various unskilled and semi-skilled manual work as directed by supervisor in the general shop and/or maintenance.  The employee must be able to use standard equipment and hand tools particular to the area of assignment.

  • Must have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must have a positive attitude, good work ethic, punctuality and be willing and able to learn.

Benefits include apprenticeship program, medical insurance, educational benefit, paid vacation and 401(k).

You must undergo drug screening and pass a physical examination.

CNC Lathe Operator

Franchino Mold’s CNC Lathe Operator is responsible for total CNC machine setup, programming, operation, maintenance and safety. You will be required to do multiple setups each day, including adjusting tool lengths and fixture offsets as necessary. When operating you will be required to assemble and preset tooling for subsequent operations during automated cycles to reduce machine downtime.

  • CNC programming experience is required.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and direction and ability to train others.
  • Must have a good attitude, be self -motivated and be able to meet planned time lines.
  • Open to candidates with 5+ years of experience.
  • First shift position available.

EDM Operator

EDM Operator will be responsible for total Wire and Sinker EDM programming, machine setup, operation, maintenance and safety.  Programming experience preferred but not required.  Ability to work with little supervision and direction.  Must have a good attitude, be self -motivated and be able to meet planned time lines.

Open to candidates with various levels of experience.  First shift available.

You must undergo drug screening, provide your own tools and pass a physical examination.

CNC Machinists – 1st/2nd & Weekend Shifts Available

First/Second shifts available.

CNC Machinists are responsible for total CNC machine setup, operation, maintenance and safety.  Perform a variety of milling, drilling, boring or other related operations to close and interrelated tolerances on CNC and non-CNC equipment.  CNC programming preferred but not required.  Ability to work with little supervision and direction.  Must have a good attitude, be self -motivated and be able to meet planned time lines.  Open to candidates with various levels of experience.

Boring Mill Operators

First/Second Shift Positions available.

CNC Boring Mill Operator responsible for total CNC machine setup, operation, maintenance and safety.  Perform a variety of milling, drilling, boring and other related operations.  Experience with Fanuc and Heidenhain Controls.  Knowledge of CAM software – Lemoine preferred but not required.  Ability to write and edit G & M code and work with little supervision and direction.  Must be self -motivated and able to meet planned time lines.

Mold Maker– 1st/2nd & Weekend Shifts Available

Moldmakers are responsible for the full assembly, repair and maintenance of dies/molds, inserts and components. Works from plans, diagrams and specifications to perform a group of related and unrelated operations to manufacture a completed product or component. Analyzes specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and machinists’ hand tools.

  • Possesses an overall knowledge of purpose, use, fit and function of all mold and die components.
  • Knowledge of new mold assembly, die tear down and spotting.
  • Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators.
  • Study blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of assembling molds and dies.
  • Knowledge of polishing finished molds and dies for smoothness, contour conformity, and defects.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify molds and dies using machine tools and hand tools.
  • General computer knowledge (Express Review, Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Overall knowledge of CNC machining/programming.
  • Operate all manual shop equipment and have all personal tools required to perform job duties.
  • Must have a good attitude, be self –motivated, be able to meet planned time lines and be dedicated to continuous improvement. Open to candidates with various levels of experience. First/Second shifts available.