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CNC Machinist

We are looking for an experienced CNC Machine Operator to join our Manchester, PA operation.


If you’re selected for this position you’ll have a four-day work week! Our first shift is Monday – Thursday from 5:30am – 4:00pm. Shift differential is offered to people who work our second shift from 3:30pm – 2:00am.


The Machine Operator is scheduled for training on first shift with the opportunity to move to second shift should a position open.


Summary of Position - The CNC Machine Operator is an hourly position that reports to the Shop Supervisor and produces machined parts by programming, setting-up, and operating Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines; maintaining quality, safety, housekeeping and efficiency standards; recording keeping and labor reporting; maintaining equipment, tooling and supplies.


Primary Job Functions:

Plans machining by studying job packets, routings and notes, blueprints, materials, specifications, reference planes and orientations, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
Programs mills and/or lathes by entering program code, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs; organize and maintain updated programs.
Sets-up mills and/or lathes by selecting, installing, indicating and adjusting required work-holding, tools, fixturing, tool holders, attachments, indexers, and stops.
Verifies settings by measuring first piece and submitting for first piece approval. Perform sampling measurements during production run per ISO procedure frequencies.
Maintains specifications by observing machine cycles; taking measurements; troubleshooting, adjusting and reprogramming; monitoring and replacing tools; adhering to quality procedures.
Achieve routing setup and run times and report any difficulties to shop supervisor.
Maintain open communications by documenting actions, irregularities and attention needs and by completing production and quality paperwork, setting up and/or maintaining organized setup note system.
Maintain safe, clean and organized working conditions by adhering to safety and housekeeping procedures.
Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; reporting repairs requiring service to shop supervisor; keeping equipment wiped down.
Update job knowledge by participating in company arranged educational opportunities, reading technical publications, trying new technologies, and discussing and sharing experiences with others.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments; performing other duties as assigned including but not limited to better utilization of long cycle times to complete additional value-added work.

Required Skills – Machining operation, Use of Measurement Equipment, Tooling applications, Programming Editing and/or Programming, Functional and Technical skills, Conceptual skills, Process improvement, Attention to detail, Blueprint reading and Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerencing, Basic Math Skills, Ability to work with little to no direct supervision. Willingness to work overtime to meet production demands.

Experience and Education - Minimum High School Education or equivalent and 5 years of machine operation experience.

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