The CNC machinist operates computer numerical control machines to fabricate parts. The CNC machinist performs set up tasks, loads parts in the machine, cycles machine, trouble shoots machining programs and detects malfunctions in machine operations, such as worn or damaged cutting tools. The position runs production lots, communicates with co-workers regarding productions runs, and maintains a safe, organized and clean work environment.
- Advanced individuals within this job may perform off-line programming as a primary job function. Off-line programmers would be compensated competitively.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Creates part identification tags
- Recognizes and loads correct tooling into lathe, mill, or 5 axis machines
- Describes correct tool data from set up sheet
- Teach tool offsets
- Loads fixtures/work holding
- Sets up and edits bar feeder when applicable
- Finds work piece coordinates
- Runs control paths on controller
- Cycles and measures first piece
- Makes necessary offsets and edits to programs
- Sets up unattended machine runs
- Finalizes set up and control plans with Quality Control department
- Communication Proficiency.
- Mathematical Skills.
- Mechanical Capacity.
- Technical Capacity.
- Time Management.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee will need to lift up to 50lbs.
Required Education and Experience
- High school diploma or graduation from a certified technical school.
- Minimum three years of related experience.
- Ability to read blue prints and use measuring tools
Preferred Education and Experience
- Mazak milling and turning centers using Fusion
- Matrix or Matrix II controls (Mazatrol and G-Code programming)