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Tungsten Parts Wyoming Job Openings

Please use this job application to apply for all job openings listed on this page: Send completed application plus resume to cbahre@tungstenparts.com 

Machinist: 5 Openings

Summary Description

Sets up and operates a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. Uses computer-controlled equipment to select position and secure automatic or semi-automatic machines. Controls and adjusts machine settings to complete routine tasks according to specifications.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

· Responsible for overall management of production activities and achieving production targets with required capabilities, yield and lead time.

· Works with management and customers to provide crucial input on design for manufacturing.

· Optimizes the machining processes in terms of consistent quality and productivity.

· Oversees program and setup of complex jobs on various manual and CNC machines including Turning Centers, Horizontal Machining Centers, CNC Milling Centers with 3, 4 and 5 Axis machines.

· Creates and develops CNC, select tooling, tool list and set-up sheets.

· Responsible for development and implementation of appropriate cost control and cost reduction initiatives within responsible functions. (Variable cost reduction and process cost).

· Assists in the design and development of fixtures, special tools and other related devices for production which align with the manufacturing processes and plans in a collaborative environment with engineering and production.

· Responsible for department planning and coordination of scheduling.

· Responsible for Implementation of SPC in critical areas to improve and sustain process capabilities.

· Oversees planning for new product development process, selection of machines, tools, fixtures, and inspection methods.

· Responsible for ensuring strict adherence of all company manufacturing standards/Methods and policies.

· Responsible for development, justification, and implementation of continuous process improvement initiatives in quality, productivity, efficiency, capacity and safety.

· Implements and develops manufacturing processes and departmental SOP’s.

· Practices and Maintains 6S standards in the workplace.

· Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations

· Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance

· Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

· Must have hands on experience with all types if manual machines (lathes/mills) and various CNC Machines.

· Must have experience with machining of composites and various metals.

· Must have experience in setting up and running CNC Milling / Turning and grinding machines etc. and knowledge on cutting properties of the machining cutters and inserts for selection of right tools/inserts for the machining operations based on the component material, hardness & drawing tolerances.

· Requires knowledge on fixturing concepts for CNC milling & for conventional machining processes.

· Requires a strong background in CNC Programming and troubleshooting for 2-5 Axis CNC Machining Centers.

· Must be familiar with use of variables and Renishaw spindle probe programming.

· Has firm understanding of GD&T concept, CADCAM, Surfcam and Powerinspect.

· Has working knowledge in manual CNC programming and 2D and 3D program generation.

· Possesses knowledge of hydraulic fixtures working mechanism and troubleshooting, cutting tools, speeds& feeds.

· Must be able to identify tooling solutions best suited for each process so as to reduce cost per component. Requires knowledge in cost estimation for the manufacturing process. (Machine hour rate, part process cost etc.).

· Must have experience in implementing automation systems where appropriate to improve productivity and reduce labor expenses.

· Is familiar with the use of automated vision systems and optical metrology equipment for dimensional inspection of small machined parts.

· Must possess recognizable and demonstrate leadership skills, exercise good judgment, be well organized, and have excellent communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal).

· Must be computer proficient, including Microsoft Windows and Office software applications

Education and Experience

· Post-Secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectation

· 7 – 10 years of progressive experience in a machine shop environment with at least 5 years of supervisory responsibilities

Material Handler: 10 Openings-Part/ Full Time

Summary Description

The Material Handler processes orders from all departments within the organization per ISO standards. Duties include but are not limited to; unloading product deliveries, maintaining stock in the warehouse, and other materials to fulfill orders. The Material Handler pulls raw materials and orders from inventory; staging finished product.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties


· Move freight and stock to and from loading, storage and production areas manually or using equipment such as pallet jacks, trucks, or forklifts.

· Inspect and sort incoming packages during loading or unloading process and move items to designated areas.

· Review relevant documentation and identify incoming orders for completeness.


· Identify order forms and special instructions against shipping instructions.

· Use best practices for preparing packages to ensure appropriate protection and preservation of items.

· Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

· Have knowledge of all equipment used in department and safety requirements during their operation.

· Monitor inventory levels and reconciles physical inventories while updating information in electronic file system.

Qualifications and Skills

· Understands ISO processes PR300-001 and PR300-002.

· Ability to communicate effectively.

· Ability to meet deadlines for deliveries.

· Basic math skills.

· Detail oriented.

· Organizational and time management skills.

Education and Experience

· High School Diploma or Vocational Degree: or 2 years related experience and/or training in a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Ability to read and write English, follow verbal instructions and use simple math.

· A valid driver’s license and a good driving record.


· None Required

Physical Requirements

· Standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crouching.

· Frequently lift and/or move items over 75 pounds.