Website KV Tooling Systems, LLC

Custom cutting tool manufacturing and reconditioning

KV Tooling is growing, and we are adding a CNC Tool Manufacturing Associate to our team. We provide tool re-sharpening and grinding services, custom-cutting tool design, and engineering and manufacturing services. You will be joining a friendly, hardworking team that enjoys a great work-life balance. Our shop is climate controlled, and you will be working with new, state-of-the-art machines.

As a Manufacturing Associate you will be responsible for:

·         Setting up and operating ANCA 5-Axis CNC tool and cutter grinders.

·         Using all types of inspection equipment such as Zoller Inspection machines, optical comparators, dial indicators, finger indicators, micrometers, and dial calipers

·         Performing 1st piece and in-process inspection on both regrind and new manufactured tooling.

·         Creating new and making edits to existing CNC programs in iGrind.

·         Keeping good records of time worked on each job.

·         Maintaining CNC machines and oil filtration equipment.

·         Operating manual equipment such as lathes, mills, surface grinders, cylindrical grinders, tool and cutter grinders, wheel pack prep machines, edge prep machines and drill sharpening machines.


Specific abilities:

·         Can work independently and as a team.

·         Good communication skills.

·         Can organize daily/weekly duties to handle shifting priorities.

·         Ability to operate multiple machines simultaneously.

·         Have well rounded knowledge of cutting tool geometry. 

·         Work on your feet and lift 50 lbs.

·         Have enough hand dexterity to manipulate sharp tools safely.

·         Basic knowledge of safe shop practices.

·         Have ability to use binocular inspection microscopes.


Work experience and qualifications:

·         Preferred: Experience in operation and programming of CNC tool and cutter grinders, specifically on ANCA machines.

·         Accepted: Minimum 5 years of work experience as a CNC machinist OR 2-year Community college Degree in Precision Manufacturing.

·         HS diploma

·         Dependable transportation and clean driving record

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