Position: CNC Operator/Machinist
Reports to: Machining
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
the direction of the Machining Supervisor, the responsibility of the CNC
Operator/Machinist position includes producing machined parts by programming,
setting up and operating a (CNC) machine while maintaining quality and safety
standards, keeping records and maintaining equipment and supplies.
Essential Duties and
Plans machining by studying work
orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, reference
planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric
dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
Plans stock inventory by checking
stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; verifying
receipt of stock.
Programs mills and lathes by
entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool
registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating
requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part
Sets-up mills and lathes by
installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments,
collets, bushings, cams, gears, and stops; indicating vices; tramming heads.
Verifies settings by measuring
positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces.
Maintains specifications by
observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling
and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions;
troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and
replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
Maintains safe operations by
adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
Maintains equipment by completing
preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions;
Maintains continuity among work
shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing
Documents actions by completing
production and quality logs.
Updates job knowledge by participating
in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
Accomplishes organization goals by
accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring
opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
There are no supervisory
responsibilities associated with this position.
Possesses Conceptual Skills,
Process Improvement, Verbal Communication, Functional and Technical Skills,
Controls and Instrumentation, Supply Management, Tooling, Coordination,
Inventory Control, Attention to Detail and Good Judgment
to use measure tools and basic hand tools
be flexible and willing to switch jobs occasionally/often
machine operation – Mill experience a plus
to work alone and stay on task
aptitude and strong mathematical skills/understanding of the decimal system
Education and Experience:
School diploma or GED required.
to two - four years machining experience.
physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
position requires continual use of your hands, considerable use of your arms
and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing,
walking, stooping and handling materials.
on ladders, working on scaffolds to assemble structures or working in confined
spaces may be required at times.
use of safety equipment such as safety glasses, steel toed shoes, gloves,
helmets and hearing protection is utilized daily.
be able to lift and maneuver 50 lbs. without physical restrictions.
is a 40 hour per week job with occasional mandatory overtime.
This position is required to
work in a manufacturing environment facility.
While performing duties of this
job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts;
toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.
The employee is occasionally
exposed to fumes or airborne particles; extreme heat (non-weather) and
The noise level in the work
environment is usually loud.
Perform all duties in a safe
and efficient manner according to company and OSHA safety guidelines.
Wear the proper protective
equipment as required.
Protective Equipment Recommended and/or Required:
or impact gloves
Toed Work boots
Quality of Work:
EZ Fabricating employees are expected to set and maintain high goals and standards for self while
understanding and conforming to team standards; achieves a volume of acceptable
work within allotted time; work produced achieves established standards for
thoroughness, accuracy, neatness, and acceptability.
below, all parties acknowledge that this is the Job Description as agreed. It
has been reviewed and all issues have been addressed and written down.