Mechanical Detailer Job Description

Required Computer Skills:
Autocad, Training in Autodesk Inventor, Microsoft Excel, *Autodesk Vault would be a bonus

Good organizational skills and self motivation, Mainly doing updating work and putting together manuals in the beginning
Potential for advancement down the line if they show the talent
Experience not required for this entry level position

The position of CNC Programmer is responsible for drawing, nesting, and programming parts to be cut on our CNC router. Additionally this position will cut bill all work orders, assist in material take offs and liaise between the engineering and machining departments.


o Will report directly to the Engineering Department Head on all Engineering Department issues; I.E.: Department Workload, Personnel issues, Department expenditures and etc.
o Will coordinate own workload with all Engineering/Drafting Department
o Responsible for up keep and development of Engineering Standards; i.e. drawings, cutbills, programs, etc.
o Responsible for development and maintenance of standard process, procedures and policies with in the Engineering Department
o Responsible for training and development of new hires
o Responsible for attending appropriate meetings or designating someone to stand in; i.e.: Engineering Meeting, Production Meeting
o Department liaison between Engineering and Production
o Responsible for own and department continuing education
o Prepares geometric layout from graphic displays, using computer-assisted drafting software or drafting instruments and graph paper
o Sorts shop orders into groups to maximize materials utilization and minimize machine setup
o Reviews shop orders and print layouts to determine they are accurate
o Determines reference points, machine cutting paths, or hole locations and computes angular and linear dimensions, radii and curvatures
o Draws machine tool paths
o Analyzes drawings, specifications and design data to calculate dimensions, tool selection, machine speeds and feed rates
o Writes instruction sheets, cutter lists and machine instructions programs to guide setup and encode numerical control programs
o Provide engineering with supplemental support as needed.  This may include drafting, cut-bills, programming, running prints, etc.  While supporting the engineering department, work direction will be given by the engineering work director until the Engineering Department Head determines a need for the Engineering Estimator.
o Perform other duties as assigned by the Engineering Department Head and/or company President, this may include working in the shop.  Attend assigned meetings prepared to discuss current projects, schedules, and work load.
o This position requires the ability to work with minimal work direction and requires above average communication skills.  This positions requirements and duties will change often, sometimes on a daily basis.  The Engineering Estimator’s key goals are to support both the Project Management and Engineering departments on an as needed basis.

o Knowledge of materials and processes related to the company’s manufactured products.
o Cabinetry and/or architectural millwork experience desirable.
o Extremely detail oriented.
o Ability to read and interpret specifications and blueprints.
o Ability to use common engineering measurement tools (i.e. caliper, micrometer, ruler) to accurately take measurements to the thousandths (.xxx) of an inch.
o Experience using AutoCAD.
o Experience using Inventor or equivalent.
o Exposure to 3D CAD automation options (i.e iParts, iFeatures, and iAssemblies)
o Experience using CAM software, such as MasterCAM, Router-CIM, etc.
o Experience using a CAD data management system such as Autodesk Vault or Solidworks PDM.
o Technical degree related to wood product manufacturing, engineering, CAD design, CNC programming or 3 years applicable experience.

Design, Procurement & Construction Phases
Quality Assurance Manager:  Shall have demonstrated knowledge and training in the ISO-9000 Series international standards, or equivalent; shall be able to exercise judgement against the criteria of the standards; shall have a universit degree or equivalent with a minimum of ten (10) years of direct experience in Quality Assurance system activiites of which five (5) years must be in managing quality systems relating to the contract Scope of Work (e.g. ;oil, gas and petrochemical projects, infrastructure, communication)

Construction & Commissioning Phases
Supervising work would be ideal, experienced

Quality Inspector
Job Objective:
To perform a variety of inspections before, during and after production. To help insure compliance
and improvement in all areas related to quality.
Reporting To:
Quality Manager
Inspection of all incoming materials and products.
Inspection of setup, in-process and final production articles.
Documentation of products, materials and procedures.
Creation of processes and procedures for products and equipment.
Maintain ISO compliances.
Maintains in house calibration cycle, to include gage and fixture control.
Creation of FAI, capability studies, control plans, and other inspection criteria as required.
Continuous improvement and process improvement.
College coursework in applied science or a technical field preferred or equivalent QC specified
3-5 years (minimum experience) as a Quality Inspector.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with ISO 9001.
Demonstrated knowledge of reading and interpreting technical prints and drawings.
Good computer skills required. (Excel, Word, etc)
Experience in metal fabrication desired.
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location:
 Minneapolis, MN
Required experience:
 Quality Inspection: 3 years


MDS Staffing  a twin cities employment search and staffing firm is seeking candidates to fill a direct hire position for a CNC Lathe Machinist. To machine a variety of parts, both plastics and metals. Will do part inspection, machine setup and some programming.
Our customer is located in the north metro.
Our customer is open to seeing candidates at all experience levels.
Entry level to light level candidate must have either a 2 year degree/certificate in machining or at least 2 years of on the job machining experience.
Our customer offers a full benefit package.


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