Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: August 31, 2013

Organization: ZF Transmissions

City: Gray Court, SC

Website: View Website

Wages/Salary: $19.60 - $25.75/hr (Depends on Experience)


HSD/GED; 3 + years of CNC Machining experience, experience with CNC programming and experience with CNC machine set-ups and change overs

Job Description:

ZF Group is a leading worldwide automotive supplier for driveline and chassis technology. With total sales of euro 12.9 billion in 2010 and 70,000 employees at 117 production companies in 26 countries, ZF is among the top ten companies on the ranking list of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide. We are currently seeking experienced CNC Set-Up Techs/Programmers for a new transmission facility located in Laurens County.

CNC Set-Up Techs/Programmers
Position Summary: Set up and operation of metal-cutting machines.

Role Expectations:
? Set up conventional, CNC and robotic machines for Hobbing, Hard & Rotational Turning, Power Honing, Interior Honing, Lapping, & Laser Welding.
? Thorough knowledge of CNC programming G & M code programming.
? Maintain gage integrity and ensure proper function.
? Perform tool changes and changeovers.
? Provide materials and prepare tools.
? Adjust speeds, feeds and tools according to blueprints and setup sheets.
? Optimize machining sequences by changing tool order, program sequences, and fixtures.
? Ability to train future set up techs.

Essential Functions:
? Perform first piece inspections, gain approvals and adjust settings as necessary.
? Develop and modify programs.
? Insert, clamp and align work pieces.
? Perform tool trials and studies.
? Check parts for dimensional accuracy and consistency.
? Correct setting data, fixations, etc.
? Investigate errors, initiate corrective actions and track progress.
? Define the sequence of production orders in machine utilization to align with the scheduled production program (e.g. variants, testing).
? Process and present indicators of productivity and capacity.
? Ensure compliance with default values.
? Conduct testing as required.
? Resolve disturbances (e.g. change and adjust equipment).
? Communicate descriptions of disturbances to the maintenance leadership.
? Initiate activities of process optimization.
? Maintain coolant systems integrity per specification.
? Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Experience:
? High School diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalent and Associates Degree in a technical field or five (5) years experience in a related technical area with technical certifications.
? Demonstrate understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics.
? Demonstrate understanding of PLC Program Logic.
? Demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Office software: Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
? Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

Preferred Skills and experience:
? Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot automated equipment using Siemens (Step 7) software ladder logic.
? Demonstrated ability to write CNC programs (SINUMERIC 840D).
? Demonstrated experience in Motor / Motor Drive Troubleshooting.
? Demonstrated experience in Hydraulic Component Troubleshooting.
? Demonstrated experience in Pneumatic Component Troubleshooting.
? Demonstrated basic understanding of robotics.

Ability to work at least 2 of the 3 shifts (1st, 2nd and 3rd).
Contact Name:
Elizabeth Ruczko
Contact Email:
Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit a resume to: Candidates may also apply online via