The Machine Tool Operations Apprentice consists of four intensive years of all-around training in all areas of tool making and conventional soft machining, CNC Machining, hard machining, heat treatment, precision grinding, precision ram EDM, precision wire EDM, mold making, die making, electrode manufacturing, proto-typing, machine assembly and debug, planning, quality and metrology. The MTO Machinist Apprentice consists of 8,000 hours duration in accordance with state apprenticeship guidelines, or approximately four years on the job training supplemented by related evening courses (600 hours of class training throughout duration of apprenticeship). Upon completion of the Apprentice Program, the graduate will be promoted to the Associate level within the Machine Tool Operations Organization.
Ideal candidates for this position will possess the following:
- A background in machine shop technologies.
- Knowledge of blueprint reading.
- Understanding of shop related math.
In order to perform the work described above in our manufacturing atmosphere, plant technicians use basic hand and power tools; lift 50 pounds by bending and stooping; climb, stand, and move around on stairs, ladders and platforms; twist, turn and bend; enter confined spaces; and stand on concrete floors for an extended period of time. Further, technicians have and are able to display skills in manufacturing processes, including operating, maintaining and cleaning automated equipment; maintaining accurate records and data; strong technical, interpersonal and problem-solving skills; and knowledge of computers.
Additionally, the safety of Technicians is of great importance to Procter & Gamble. Technicians will be required to wear appropriate safety equipment, such as safety shoes, ear protection, and eye protection.