CNC Machinist Set-Up

Job Description

This position is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of CNC machines and for maintaining a clean, well-organized work area. Set up computer numerical control (CNC) machine to perform and produce precision metal components; perform actions such as cutting, drilling, milling, boring and broaching as specified by work order, blueprints, drawing, templates or layout.


  • Sets up CNC equipment by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tools, tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculates requirements, using basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proves part programs
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces, while adhering to international standards. 100% acceptance of parts to be performed in accordance of print.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Documents and communicates actions, irregularities, and continuing needs to complete work activities
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • 3+ years previous CNC machine set up and operation experience.
  • Experience with quality control measures.
  • Ability to perform routine calculations. Ability to use analytical skills to determine the root cause of problems and find a solution,
  • Uses good judgment in decisions regarding process and problem solving.
  • Ability to make offsets,


  • Training in CNC machine operations
  • Training and experience using G-Code, Master CAM and/or ESPRIT software.
  • Operation of CNC Machines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS Manufacturing environment. Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment; Ability to position self to move, install/takeout, adjust, position, measure, and handle materials weighing up to 70 pounds.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

This is a 2nd Shift Position which will include differential pay

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