CNC Machine Operator 3

locationCovington, KY 41018, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/28/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time
Position Summary

CNC Machinist will be required to perform tasks related to program editing, set-up, operation, trouble-shooting and preventive maintenance for CNC machines, custom process machines and production support equipment. Read manufacturing prints, machine drawings and operator's manuals, adjust tooling and process parameters, interpret programs and interact with Engineering to solve problems as well as optimizing operations. Operate material handling equipment, use a variety of measuring equipment, and perform other miscellaneous tasks. Must be willing to work overtime as needed.

Will be subjected to dust, filings, chips, heat, and noise in the normal performance of their duties. The use of PPE is stipulated.


Job Duty


• CNC Mill, Lathe, and Mill Turn Machining

- Operation of 3 and 5 axis vertical and horizontal mills, lathes, and mill turn

- Performs CNC set ups that may entail truing up locating surfaces

-Capable to vet CNC programs and cutter selection on legacy CNC tooling

- Responsible for training less skilled Machinists and Operators

- Ensure correct fixturing is used and maintained.

- Programming Pre-setters and Shrink-fit equipment and setting tool life parameters

- Understands macro programming and subroutines tied to main programs

- Understands fundamentals of GD&T dimensioning and tolerancing

- Load NC programs, adjust offset tables, maintain and replace cutting tools.

- Electronically document in-process data to maintain QA and production system requirements.

- Measure, and record QA data; dimensions, serial numbers, etc.

- Perform measuring equipment calibration checks.

- Knowledge of Fanuc, Haas, Mazatrol, Fagor, and Seimens controls

• Machine Setup and prove out

- Operate material handling equipment including hoists, cranes, tow motors, etc.

- Abilty to read and understand detailed prints and work instructions.

- Knowledge of indicators, micrometers, and calipers to accurately align workholding.

- Must assemble tools and accurately set tool length as well as alignment and runout

- Must have knowledge of work offsets and tool offset parameters in each control type

- Must be capable of proving out 1st piece setups on different types of equipment

• General Skills required for all of the above operations.

- Use calipers, depth gages, micrometers, and fabricated gaging equipment.

- Utilize tool setting equipment

- Utilize computers. Access, and use, control and data collection software.

- Track orders. Maintain traceability. Move material to enable the production process to flow efficiently and effectively.

- Communicate well with other associates, supervision engineering, and management.

- Work in teams for daily production and improvement opportunities.

- Experienced associates assist in training new recruits.

- 6S & Housekeeping duties to maintain a safe, clean efficient work environment.

- Duties often require; standing for extended periods of time, walking, bending, stooping, climbing,

repetitive lifting up to 50 pounds, pushing of heavily laden carts.






Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED

Field of Study/Area of Experience Field

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Machine Tool Technology

2-4 years of experience in CNC machines

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities List

• Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures

• Ability to research and analyze data effectively

• Good/Strong/Excellence verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to read blueprints and process specification instructions

• Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task

• Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadline

• Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically

• Team building Skills

Intermediate level knowledge of CNC software applications and strong understanding of CNC operating systems

Good knowledge of related technologies such as CAD-CAM

• Experience/ knowledge of computers and applications

1. Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

2. Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

3. Tech savvy - Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications

4. Self-development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in manufacturing environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 90%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend, stoop, or climb. May have possible exposure to dust, and may require the ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds 33% - 66% of the time.

Additional Information Regarding Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor or manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

CNC machinesCNC machines

Fields of study

  • CNC

Required skills

  • Haas
  • Fagor
  • Fanuc