CNC Machinist

Position Summary
The CNC Machinist programs, sets up, and operates conventional, special purpose and CNC machining centers to fabricate high precision
metallic and nonmetallic parts.


Essential Functions

  • Study blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, the sequence of operations, and setup requirements
  • Efficiently set-up & operate CNC machines centers to fabricate metallic and non-metallic parts in a fast-paced production environment
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as CNC Mills, CNC Lathes, and CNC grinders
  • Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media
  • Perform major editing of Complex CNC programs
  • Efficiently program and machine Complex–High Precision Parts using CNC Machines
  • Thoroughly measure and inspect parts per engineering specifications, drawings, or written instructions

Additional Duties

  • Efficiently load material and parts for un-attended machining
  • Effectively set-up additional machines to be run unattended
  • Design & manufacture advanced & complicated fixturing
  • As assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read and understand engineering blueprints, work instructions, control plans, and other production documentation
  • Must be able to write detailed set-up instructions, reports and speak effectively with employees
  • Knowledge of speeds and feeds for machining all types of materials
  • Skilled in the use of micrometers, calipers, electronic indicators, and other measurement equipment
  • Ability to apply the concepts of math: basic algebra, geometry, and trigonometry
  • Knowledge of metric conversion; able to work in both Metric and English units
  • Advanced knowledge of Geometric & Dimensional Tolerancing and efficient in Finishing Techniques
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner to meet production goals and minimize scrap

Minimum Qualifications

  • Technical school or apprenticeship program in Machine Shop technology;
  • or ten or more years related experience and/or training
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime