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CNC Operator

SkillSet Group Paramount Full-Time
$15.00 - $16.00 / hour
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CNC Machine Operators and Machinists for milling, turning and multi-axis operations.  Qualified applicants are expected to have significant experience in either a prototype or production environment, preferably in an ISO 9001 certified facility.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review engineering blueprints created in Solidworks, and CAM programs created in Gibbs, Mastercam or Esprit.  Must have strong GD&T and blueprint reading skills.
  • Perform first article setup by loading the correct program and setting tool offset. 
  • Validate programs as required by producing a proof part for review.
    • Perform own 1st article inspection and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Perform in-process inspections of production parts to maintain and ensure dimensional accuracy.  All work must be recorded on machine shop travelers.
  • Set-up and operate CNC mills and lathes as required to produce prototypes, work holding and other specialized fixtures.
  • Perform daily maintenance on machines and clean up of general work areas.


  • High school graduate and training certificates in CNC lathe and mill operation.
  • Strong working knowledge of shop math and trigonometryURL blocked - click to apply
  • Minimum 10 years experience working as a hands on machinist with all common machine shop tools.
  • Detail oriented with impeccable record-keeping ability.  Prior employment in an ISO9001 or NADCAP certified is strongly desired.
  • Have own tools.
  • Experience with Swiss (Citizen) dual-spindle machines is highly valuable.
  • Experience with Fanuc Macro B language and G & M code editing.
  • Excellent materials and tooling knowledge with the ability to independently select cutters, speeds, and feeds.
  • Formal training in GD&T.
  • Experience with quality control methods such as first article inspection and lot sampling.
  • Experience with C-axis lathe programming.
  • Experience with 4-axis milling centers.
  • Experience with manual milling equipment.
  • Experience with working with multiple materials
    • Aluminum alloys
    • Steel alloys
    • Stainless steel alloys
    • Cast Iron
    • Titanium
    • Composite materials
  • Experience working in both short run/short lead time production and prototype environments.
  • Ability to work overtime as required on short notice, including Saturdays and some Sundays.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Must be able to interact productively with individual engineers, department managers, machine operators and other production personnel.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Other duties as may be required by management, including any tasks required to implement and maintain the company’s TS16949 Quality Certification.

Desired Machine Tool Experience:

  • Experience with multiple Fanuc controllers
  • Experience with Mori-Seiki MAPPS controllers
  • Experience with Renishaw probing systems.\
  • Experience with both running and setting up of the following machine tools:
    • Manual lathes
    • Manual mills
    • Surface grinders
    • CNC 3-axis vertical machining centers
      • Fanuc Controllers
      • Fadal CNC88
    • CNC Horizontal lathes with C-axis live tooling
    • CNC 4-axis horizontal mills
    • CNC 5-axis Mori-Seiki Milling centers
    • Citizen screw machines (model L20 or similar)

Skills required

Computer Aided Manufacturing
Measure Position
Operate Cnc Machine
Operate Cnc Machinery
Operate Numerical Control


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CNC Operator
$15.00 - $16.00 / hour
Estimated Salary: $59K
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