Advanced Manufacturing Instructor (Full-Time)

Goodwin University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

This position is responsible for instructing several courses in various manufacturing areas. Individuals should possess extensive manufacturing knowledge, as well as understanding the full machining processes to manufacture parts. The ideal candidate for this position will need to be able to teach three or more of the following areas:
  • CNC Machining / Programming (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)
  • cad/cam software and materials.
  • Metrology and Calibration
  • Blueprint Reading (GD&T)
  • Manufacturing Math
  • MasterCam / Solidworks
  • Lean Principles
  • Manufacturing Materials
  • Swiss Screw Machine set-up and operation
  • Mechatronics
  • Quality inspection tools and processes
  • CMM
Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Desire to teach
  • Organize and keep course curriculum up to date.
  • Helps make improvements to overall CNC Program.
  • Performs skilled laboratory functions in support of University coursework.
  • Operates, sets up and instructs on CNC Machines, Manual Mill & Lathe, Surface Grinder and Live-Tooling Lathe.
  • Enforces Shop Safety Regulations.
  • Operates, maintains, and makes minor adjustments and repairs on the lab equipment.
  • Assists in the procurement and commissioning of new lab equipment.
  • Sets up and executes a preventative maintenance schedule for the lab equipment.
  • Instructs students in the proper and safe use of lab equipment and tools.
  • Explains and demonstrates operation of the lab equipment to the students.
  • Maintains inventory of lab tooling and supplies, and purchase if necessary.
  • Maintains appropriate safety standards in the lab.
  • Supports students while engaged in laboratory learning experiences in the Advanced Manufacturing Center.
  • Conduct all work in a safe manner and adhere to all work safety practices.
Additional Functions:
  • This role may require additional training on equipment relevant CNC and manual machines.
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Associates degree required
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of Haas CNC laboratory equipment, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance/ Blueprint Reading, and Shop Math.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, as well as organizational and logistic skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Excellent customer service skills with faculty, students and other stakeholders
  • Ability to recognize and solve process and equipment problems
  • Ability to work with adults and high school students
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision; plan, initiate, and follow-through on projects
  • Willingness to learn new technology in support of cross-functional teams
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

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