Computer numerically controlled (CNC) machinists make precision parts for the engineering and manufacturing industries.
CNC Machinist Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a CNC Machinist to join our team.
- Adhere to quality and safety standards;
- Maintain shop equipment in full working order;
- Set machines to complete full cycles to fabricate large number of parts;
- Prepare a test run to check if the machines produce outputs according to specifications;
- Adjust programs coding and tool offsets as need to maintain part quality;
- Work safety to prevent injuries and follow all safety guidelines;
- Sets-up mills and lathes and/or CNC grinders;
- Based on required specifications, effectively operate assigned machinery to transform material into quality product;
- Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data;
- Inspect all incoming and outgoing parts to and from your work station and validate all finished parts meet the customers prints dimensionally;
- Continuous standing;
- Manufactures all equipment on his or her own including prototype equipment with minimal supervision and/or engineering assistance;
- Understanding of manufacturing process and interaction with other departments;
- Complete all paperwork as required;
- Perform startup checks per the SOP.
- Good verbal and written communication skills;
- Machine/manufacturing process experience;
- Minimum 2 years’ experience as a CNC Machinist or other relevant role;
- High attention to detail and self-motivation skills;
- Adjust production speed, materials, and machine settings in order to maximize production efficiency and minimize mechanical errors;
- General programming skills;
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required;
- Must be willing and able to work overtime and weekends;
- Ability to measure tight tolerances (Tape Measure, Micrometer & Caliber);
- Work flexible and extended hours as needed;
- Set-up experience required;
- High school diploma or GED required, technical training or formal education preferred;
- Completion of a machinist apprenticeship program or a technical certificate;
- Plastics machining experience a plus;
- Must pass background check.