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Senior Modelmaker (Technical Support Professional)
Ref No.: 17-00275
Location: Yorktown Heights, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/20/2017
  1. General Requirement: Senior Modelmaker (Technical Support Professional)
  2. JOB Category (Skill Level): Master
  1. Number of Candidates Required: 1
  1. Background: IBM Research Division's Central Scientific Services (CSS) has a need for an experienced prototype machinist/toolmaker. This technician will utilize various machine tools to produce high quality precision parts for various research devices. The selected candidate will work directly with Research Engineers and Mechanical Designers to build and develop equipment used for research activities.
  1. Job Duties:.
  • Job Duty 1 - : Machining of precision components from a variety of metal and non-metal materials from formal prints, sketches and/or verbal instruction
  • Job Duty 2 – : A working knowledge of CNC and Conversational Machine Tool Controls.
  • Job Duty 3 - Experience working with Computer Aided Machining programs (ex. Mastercam)
  • Job Duty 4 - : Interact with research engineers extensively to support and improve their projects.

  1. Basic Skills, clearances and other elements required, in order of importance, and number of years' experience, where applicable, in each skill:


  • Proficiency in the set-up and safe operation of conventional Model Shop Machine Tools including Milling Machines, Lathes, Surface Grinders, etc. along with familiarity with conversational CNC Controllers. 5 YEARS
  • A working knowledge of standard parts inspection methods and the use of precision measuring tools. 3 YEARS
  • Experience in reading and interpreting formal mechanical drawings 2 Years
  • Must be able to work individually or in a team environment with a minimum of supervision
  • Selected candidate will interact with engineers extensively through technical meetings and formal design reviews.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  1. Other Skills Desired but NOT mandatory
3D PRINTING
WIRE EDM Programming, Set-up and operation.