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IMI Critical Engineering CNC Machinist in Winfield, Kansas

IMI FK is part of the $1bn Critical Engineering Division of IMI plc. IMI is listed on the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalization of $6bn+, employing over 15,000 employees.IMI FK provides an opportunity to assist in the development of leading edge products and services-- after many years of supporting critical engineering applications in the oil and gas and power industries, IMI FK has amassed a portfolio of multiple technologies.

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CNC Machinist - Sets up and operates CNC Lathes and mills machines to cut, shape, or form metal work pieces to specifications, by performing the following duties.


  • Sets up accurately and operates CNC machines for lathes and mills. Excellent experience in both

  • Proves out program and tooling in these areas.

  • Works from prints, sketches, process sheets, layouts, templates written and verbal instructions.

  • Checks CNC programs (MDI) for errors and edits them in order to improve time and quality of program.

  • Makes own programs when necessary.

  • Consults programmer to establish sequence of operation and product program readout when required.

  • Measures and adjusts machine parts.

  • Adjusts machine feed and speed and changes cutters to machine parts according to specifications when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions.

  • Trouble shoots and interprets malfunctions and makes corrections.

  • May assist others in repair of own machines or equipment.

  • Detects and reports machine problems and faulty material.

  • Checks traveler and blueprints for errors or special instructions.

  • Makes layouts and sketches as required

  • Uses precision measuring equipment to check accuracy and quality of product.

  • Selects and sets up best available tooling to run job efficiently. Checks for accuracy, grade, style.

  • Locates, adjusts and secures tools and tool holders, grinds tools, mounts work holding fixtures, and adjusts index table to follow programming instructions.

  • Uses hoists and cranes to move parts around work center and loads and unloads machine.

  • Adds coolants and lubricants when necessary and changes or assists in changing coolant supply.

  • Keeps work area, machinery and equipment clean and orderly.

  • Keeps necessary records.

  • Receives instructions from salaried personnel or designee.

  • Complies with all company and safety rules, regulations and practices.

  • Responsible for cleaning own workspace, 5S, Lean Initiatives as needed.


  • Ability to set up and run CNC machines in time allocated.

  • Knowledge of CNC controls and programming skills.

  • Knowledge of tooling, including best grades to use for different materials and jobs, cutting, speeds and feeds, drilling, threading, and machine capabilities.

  • Ability to read blue prints, traveler, and measuring micrometer.

  • Ability to make set ups strong and safe enough to run at optimum speeds and depths of cut.

  • Able to trouble shoot and edit programs in order to safely increase metal removal rate and decrease in cycle time.

  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments to check parts.

  • Ability to improve quality by inspecting parts and make sure that part is to print.

  • Must be able to gain self inspection stamp within a six month period of time by machining a high quality product.

  • Must be able to use large wrenches to tighten fixtures.

  • Must be able to manipulate large castings in place for machining.

  • Must have own tools, such as, hammers, wrenches, pliers, etc.

  • Must be available to work overtime when required for priority shipments.

  • Knowledge of 5S and Lean concepts a plus

Job ID 2017-31100

# of Openings 1

Category Manufacturing/Production

Platform IMI Critical Engineering