Position Summary:

The CNC Machinist will be responsible to program, set up and operate a computer numerical control (CNC) machine to produce machined parts.

Key Activities:

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints and checking material stock. Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points, offsets.
  • Calculating requirements including basic math, geometry, trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Set up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting chucks, tools, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops and stock pushers.
  • Load material.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part and sample pieces.
  • Maintains specifications by observing cutting, drilling, grooving, turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations.
  • Troubleshoot processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; following quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Address preventive maintenance requirements, troubleshoot malfunctions and request repairs.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or Equivalent
  • Programming or operation experience of CNC mills or lathes.
  • Technical school or training related to CNCs.
  • Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • G and M Code Programming
  • Detail Oriented
  • Verbal Communication
  • Tooling Setup