CNC Machinist

Lake Orion, MI 48362

Posted: 09/12/2018 Industry: Skilled Trade Pay Rate: $17-26/hour

CNC Machinist will work in conjunction with the CNC Department Manager to establish tool setups and validate programs for use on 3 and 5 axis machines. They are responsible or the day to day operation of the numerical control machine program development by performing the following duties:

Essential Functions:

  • Works in conjunction with NC Programmers and CNC Department Manager to establish NC tool setups and validate the NC programs for use on 3 and 5 axis CNC machines
  • Responsible for complete Numerical Control operation for machining tools, details, and parts
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and policies
  • Perform other job related tasks as assigned

Skills, Education & Experience

Any combination of education and experience providing the required skil land knowledge for successful job performance will be considered. Typical qualifications would be 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum five years' experience in conventional machining and/or NC machining practices
  • Works in conjunction with CAD/CAM QA departments and NC Programmer Technicians to develop NC Programs for 3 and 5 axis NC machines
  • Responsible for Numerical Control Database Management
  • Strong Mathematical skills, including the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area circumferences and volume
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints including geometric tolerance and understanding of general tolerances and GD&T
  • This psotion must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22.C.F.R is required


  • Ability to effectively handle tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work varied shifts, overtime, and weekends when necessary
  • Has confidence in leading processes, projects, and looks for  opportunities.
  • Ability to work with management team to help drive performance of location

Working Conditions

  • While performing duties of  this job, employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, and airborne particles.
  • The employee maybe exposed to vibration
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • May be required to work weekends to meet department and business demands
  • Work with safe manufacturing processes and understand that eyewear is mandatory in the manufacturing area.
  • Knows that safety shoes are recommended in the manufacturing area

Physical Demands

The 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.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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