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CNC Operator

Job Description

Position Title: CNC Operator

Reports To: Machine Shop Supervisor

Education Requirements: High School diploma and Technical Degree
Physical Requirements: Capable of handling 50 lb. to 200 lb. components with the assistance of hand trucks, lifts, conveyors and hoists. The ability to stand for long periods up to eight or more hours at a time.

Qualifications: Among the skills and qualifications which will be of value in the job:

  • Interpreting blueprints and work instructions.
  • Six to eighteen months experience in a metalworking manufacturing environment or completion of Industries training program.
  • Operate and set up CNC equipment.

Basic Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Clean and maintains machine, tooling, and parts to maintain equipment in optimal production condition.
  • Works safety to prevent on-the-job injuries following all safety regulations.
  • Inspect cutting tools for sharpness and usability.
  • Observes machine operation to verify accuracy of machine settings and to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometer and dial caliper. Adjust machine to control part process.
  • Inspects "first part", consults with quality assurance, and inspect work pieces throughout the production run for out of tolerance machining.
  • Post edits CNC program to fine tune process for optimum performance.
  • Works in teams to troubleshoot manufacturing problems and perform quality assurance checks of our work.
  • Exercises special care to ensure the machine is running correctly as damage to a machine may be costly.
  • Associates will be cross trained on CNC VTL's, Gundrills, Chamfering, Heat treating.
  • Must be willing to change shifts; Shifts will be on a rotating basis between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.

Compensation: Compensation is open, depending on an individual's experience, record of accomplishment, and demonstrated earning power. We offer a competitive benefit program which includes:

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Prescription drug card
  • Short and long term disability
  • Paid vacation
  • An average of 12 holidays and Personal Days combined
  • Profit sharing

Basis of Selection: We evaluate each candidate in terms of the company's needs and requirements, our estimation of how well the candidate will perform in the job (based on their education, experience, and skills), and the individual's advancement potential. The person selected will undergo interviewing and aptitude testing to assist in determining his or her capability for success in this position.

We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Summary: This position is for an enthusiastic and energetic person who would like to join a progressive and growing company. We offer regular performance appraisals, a pleasant working environment, and great opportunity for advancement.

The main plant and office center is in Harlan IA, USA with new Plant location in Hai-an China. Our company is large enough to provide a very broad range of experience and exposure to those in the company, and it is small enough for each individual to know the total picture and to gain broad experience.