CNC Machine Operator


General Description/Purpose

Responsible for operating CNC equipment on a production basis and machine quality parts meeting or exceeding the rate established by process engineering.  Responsible for all other duties as assigned.


Work Schedule

  • Required to work a company schedule determined by the company but may be changed by supervisor based on needs of the business.
  • Requests to be scheduled off for a specific day require advance notification and approval by supervisor.
  • Hourly:  Generally scheduled for 40 hours; more hours may be required based on the needs of the business.


Essential Knowledge, Skills

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of CNC equipment operations.
  • Understand basic engineering drawings.
  • Follow Quality System procedures and maintain records as job is running.
  • Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, gages, and fixtures.
  • Responsible for creating procedures, adapting and following the duties as described in the Quality Systems Procedure Manual.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds; Hoists are available.
  • Understanding of FOD (Foreign Object Detection) in relationship to product safety.


Qualification Standards

  • Applicant must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Applicants may be rejected if an interview or background check reveals that the applicant has been convicted of a felony or offense against property such as receipt of stolen property, larceny, embezzlement, burglary or similar convictions.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical/drug test.
  • Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Detailed Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Safety Awareness – Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Self-motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.