Xylem Manual Machinist in Lubbock, Texas

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world’s water and energy utility challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2015 revenue of $3.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities :

  • Set up and operate lathes to perform a series of machining operations, such as turning, boring, threading or facing of metal work pieces such as castings, forging and barstock according to specifications, method sheets standard sheets and knowledge of turning procedures.

  • Reads blueprints, job orders, method sheets and standard charts for such specifications as dimensions, tolerances and tooling instructions, such as type of holding fixtures, cutting speeds, feed rates and cutting tools to be used.

  • Moves controls to set specified rotation speeds, feed rates, and depth of cuts.

  • Verifies performance of machined work to specifications using fixed gages, calipers and micrometers.

  • Ability to compute such data as dimensions, rotations speeds, feed rates and machining times using knowledge of shop mathematics and metal properties.

  • Support all safety and 5S requirements related to this position.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED plus 2-4 years of lathe operation experience.

  • Ability to read complicated drawings, layouts, method sheets and specifications.

  • Knowledge of shop mathematics and formulas, plus thorough knowledge of all basic lathe operations, methods and set-ups.

  • Should also be familiar with cutting quality of various metals, grinding and setting of tools according to metal characteristics.

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