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Machine Operator

Company: HEICO
Location: Homestead
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Since 1957, LPI Corporation has manufactured products for jet engines, aircraft components, and other aerospace & defense applications. Our reputation for quality, service, and dependability has permitted us to serve many of the worlds leading aerospace & defense original equipment manufacturers.

The Machine Operator assists in the manufacturing process of parts by operating mechanical equipment and maintains tolerances to ensure quality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Loads and unloads parts into CNC machines and runs pre-loaded programs.

  • Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments (ie calipers, micrometers, height gauge).

  • Removes and replaces cutting tools.

  • Monitors machines during operation, alerts supervisor to any issues and makes simple adjustments to compensate for tool wear.

  • Stop machines to load workpieces and remove finished workpieces, change tooling and perform other activities according to required machining sequences.

  • Lift workpieces and fixtures to machines manually or with hoists or cranes.

  • Move material, tools, fixtures and equipment as required.
  • Clean parts and move parts between stations.

  • Clean equipment and workspace.
  • Performs other duties, as required.


    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required and/or equivalent amount of technical/academic training.
    • May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty.


      • At least 1 year of experience in the field or in a related area.


        • Language: Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions; ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
        • Mathematical Skills: Ability to use basic shop math.
        • Reasoning Abilities: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.
        • Technical Skills: Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.


          While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, squat, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The Team Member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

          Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: HEICO, Homestead , Machine Operator, Other , Homestead, Florida

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