CNC Machine Operator

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous


Summary: The Machine Operator will operate industrial equipment to manufacture and complete precision machined components. General job shop production labor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate a variety of equipment types such as Bridgeport knee milling machines, Mazak, Hurco, Haas, manual lathes, drill presses, saws, CNC, etc.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations.
  • Utilize tools such as micrometers, calipers, indicators, depth gauges, bore gauges, height gauges, etc. to accurately check and inspect machined components.
  • Inspect first piece parts.
  • Create quality parts and be able to QC your own work.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock in order to confirm placement of cuts.
  • Demonstrated ability to setup a machine and run the job with minimal supervision.
  • Work in a safe manner and follow safety policies and procedures.
  • Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Ability to follow basic written and verbal instructions, such as blueprints, work orders, assignments, etc.
  • Basic math and computing skills.
  • Ability to use calipers and micro-meters is required.
  • Education / Training / Experience:

  • Experience with lathes, drill presses, saws, CNC, and/or knee milling machines is a plus.
  • Basic geometric tolerancing and dimensioning skills, ability to read blueprints.
  • Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to frequently lift/push/pull objects that weigh up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand the entire shift.
  • Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes and noise.
  • All production workers are expected to be available to work in all areas of production.
  • Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $12.00 to $20.00 /hour


  • CNC Operator: 5 years (Preferred)
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