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Last Updated: 3/16/23

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Tool Room Technologist

This is an exceptional opportunity to work with a nationwide Oil & Gas company in Katy, Texas

Job Description:
Pay Rate: Starting at $19/hr depending on experience plus overtime and medical benefits
1st Shift: M-F 5a - 2:30p and working overtime / weekends as needed.
2nd Shift: M-F 2:30p – Midnight and working overtime / weekends as needed.

• Select tool holders for the CNC machine and tooling for the holders
• Identify inserts, tools, tool holder and tool assemblies
• Select relevant tooling as needed for operation
• Setup cutting tools in appropriate holder
• Identify wear of tooling
• Assemble tooling and set the gauge length
• Collect correct inserts and make tool assembly
• Package required inserts/tool assembly per CNC program requirements
• Maintain and organize tool kits
• Read drawings from manufacturer
• Maintain inventory
• Order items to maintain inventory levels
• Adjust inventory levels based on reports
• Order items from shortage reports
• Develop a 2D drawing or 3D model for requested tools
• Read drawings and identify position of tooling relative to machine
• Understand the operation to be performed on the machine
• Operate the computer and software to create a tool model
• Simulate the tool operation for assigned machine
• Cross-trained in other departments to support production needs.
Experience and Knowledge Requirements
• Drawing reading and interpreting
• Geometry of cutting tool
• Roughing / finishing tools
• Life expectancy of tools
• Tool identification
• Tool material types
• Tool holders
• Tool assemblies
• Computer operating system
• Tooling Inventory
• Cutting tools inserts and tool assemblies
• Work Order Reports to schedule the kitting process
• Tool inventory and tool inventory management software, such as CribMaster
• Understanding cycle count, issue, return, of items
• Understanding re-order points, minimum and maximum capacity and usage
• Tool database, such as TDM, to obtain tool/insert information, such as tool geometries
• Knowledge of Windows and Office 365 programs such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Note that if you get hired you must undergo a background check, an MVR check and a drug screening

Company Details

Chicago, Illinois, United States
WAVSYS is a solutions company offering contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement and managed services to top companies in the United States.