Achieve Vertical Growth as a Machinist

September 27, 2019 3:48 pm

Are you a go-getter machinist who doesn’t want to stay stagnant and wants to achieve vertical growth in your industry? Are you hoping to one day work your way to running and setting up machines? If you have that desire, then here are some things you need to know.

Feeds and Speeds. Most of the money is made by perfecting feeds and speeds. Any time you can save in a given job adds up. Time is money.

Fixture and Tooling. Making the right fixture and selecting the tooling to do so is necessary but not always easy. Knowing when to spend money is crucial, buying a cheap tool won’t produce quality and quality is of the upmost importance. Once you have a set up that runs with zero complications, you can optimize your feeds and speeds.

Problem Solver. Can you come to a solution with little to no guidance? Thinking on your feet and in reasonable time is a skill you’ll need. This comes with experience.

Be Teachable. No one wants to work with a know it all. People become good at what they do because they listen and learn. Connect with the experts to become one.

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