Overview

Our client seeks a CNC machinist (mills, lathe or both) to aid their company in its mission to deliver custom metal parts of superior quality at incredible prices. As one of their CNC machine operators, you will interpret client specifications, enter them into the CNC machine, set up the machine via G&M codes and monitor it as it operates. You will make critical contributions to our company’s reputation, ensuring the excellence of our products by following inspection protocols and detecting errors before products are released. You will report to plant manager and undergo training on their specialized machines, such as milling machines, lathes and EDMs.  If you desire and excell, you may also eventually take on a leadership role as a shift manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Determine the fixtures, attachments and tools necessary to complete jobs according to specifications, and mount them to machine prior to beginning cutting
  • Discuss project specifications with engineers and supervisors to guarantee consistency between plans and products, and collaborate to modify designs when existing ones are not feasible
  • Modify machine speed, tooling and cutting style to ensure precision and accuracy of manufactured parts
  • Oversee cutting process, make adjustments throughout each job, catch mistakes as they happen and take necessary measures to eliminate errors
  • Supervise machine temperatures, ensure that machine has adequate warm-up and cool-down time between jobs and replace coolant periodically
  • Review and interpret cutting plans, enter them into control outlets before jobs and alter them to correct mistakes when necessary
  • Inspect all finished products for accuracy and uniformity to ensure product quality and uphold company reputation
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly maintenance tasks to ensure machine longevity, including lubrication, cleaning and tool replacement

Job Skills & Qualifications

Reqiured:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least one year of experience operating CNC machines
  • Comfortable using tools and maintaining machinery
  • Familiarity with programming and interpreting CNC software

Preferred:

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
  • Values precision and enforces quality standards
  • Ability to understand G and M -code

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