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- USA - Mebane, N.C. 27302

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CNC Operator (m/f)

Tradition and Innovation

Since 1919 the AKG Group is a specialist in the field of heat transfer. Our group of companies is financially sound, innovative and expanding. With about 2,500 employees at 12 locations in Europe, the Americas and Asia we develop and produce heat exchangers for a multitude of application areas and branches.
AKG North American Operations, Inc. is the production company of the US AKG Group, with two production sites in Mebane, North Carolina, and Mitchell, South Dakota. Cooling solutions for construction, forestry, agriculture, on-highway, compressor, material handling, industrial, off-highway, and mining markets are manufactured in these two factories.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Operate the CNC machine to produce tanks, based on the work order and blueprint instructions.
  • Read and understand detailed work order instructions and blueprints.
  • Set up the cycle time on the machine, when starting the shift.
  • Compare work orders with the tanks provided, load the monitor with this order information.
  • Manually load the CNC machine with the aluminum raw material, and operate the machine.
  • Monitor and periodically check the machine to make sure it is running properly, check the tanks to make sure they are being produced within quality standards.
  • Attach helical coil to the tank if indicated on the work order instructions.
  • De-burr the tanks after they have been cut in the CNC machine.
  • Document and label the finished tanks.
  • Position the tanks in the weld prep machine, and make adjustments to the machine to tighten the tanks in place.
  • Operate the weld prep machine to cut and bevel the sides of the tanks.
  • Position the tanks into the corner cutting machine, if needed, and bevel the corners of the tanks.
  • Fill the carts with finished tanks, and manually push those carts to the designated storage area.
  • Meet the production quotas that were received from the Lead or Supervisor.  
  • Report any issues to the supervisor, or appropriate personnel, as soon as detected.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and/or requirements set forth in AKG’s environmental management system (EMS).
  • Regular physical attendance is a requirement for this position. Refer to AKG attendance policy in the Information Handbook for Employees.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.  
  • Report any issues to the supervisor, or appropriate personnel, as soon as detected.  
  • Reports to: Supervisor

Job Qualifications

  • Must have basic mathematic skills, along with the ability to use and understand measuring tools.  
  • Experience as a machine operator in a manufacturing/warehouse environment is preferred. Must have great attention to detail.
  • Must be available and able to work the agreed upon shift.
  • Must wear safety equipment such as steel toe shoes and safety glasses.  Safety glasses are provided.
  • Must have great attention to detail.
  • Must wear safety equipment PPE such as steel toe shoes, safety glasses and gloves.

Starting Date

  • As available