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Responsible for safe, effective and efficient set up of CNC machines.  Adjusts and checks out programming, and operates numerically controlled machine tools to perform a series of progressive machining operations on repetitive work to close to exacting tolerances and finish specifications requiring considerable skill and under minimal supervision of the machine shop supervisor.


  • Refers to programming instructions, operational data and machine setup instructions to define and code tool arrangements, material clamping methods, machine calibrations and console settings, for operations such as bore, mill, drill, face, thread and occasional profiling and contouring
  • Cleans and maintains machine, tooling, and parts to maintain equipment in optimal production condition
  • Identifies and replaces damaged or worn tools when necessary
  • Exercises special care to ensure the machine is running correctly
  • Observes machine operation to verify accuracy of machine settings and to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining; reports issues
  • Reads prints and checks part specifications by using measuring tools to ensure accuracy
  • Consults with machine shop supervisor for first article inspection for quality assurance purposes
  • Inspects work pieces throughout the production run to identify out-of-tolerance machining
  • Assembles machined parts to identify and guarantee function
  • Navigates between controller screens to make adjustments for off-sets when needed
  • Recovers machine from alarm scenarios
  • Troubleshoots machine operation and run issues and identifies appropriate solutions; communicates issues and solutions to Machine Shop Supervisor, implements solutions upon approval
  • Maintains work station in a safe and clean manner
  • Performs effective start up and shut down procedures
  • Accurately completes all documentation, work orders, travelers, reject travelers.


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Related vocational or technical training required
  • CNC Operator Certificate preferred
  • Minimum 3 years as machine operator required
  • Visual acuity requirements to include depth perception and field of vision for the purposes of effectively performing activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes
  • Must understand scheduling process for shifts and machines
  • Willingness and ability to participate in process improvement
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Strong functional and technical skills
  • Ability to effectively and safety use small hand and measuring tools such as calipers, deburring tools and hand files
  • Keen understanding of equipment controls and instrumentation
  • General understanding of the concepts of supply management, tooling, inventory control
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to use hand deburring tools to prep parts for next operation
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions


  • Ability to function in high-pressure situations
  • Manual dexterity to operate computer
  • Correctable vision and hearing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to move through approximately 20,000 square foot building
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods in front of production equipment
  • Must be able to stand and / or move around while performing job duties
  • Must be able to bend or reach when performing job duties

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