CNC Machine Operator 3

companyPoint Eight Power
locationBay St Louis, MS, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/2/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time
Job Description

The overall objective of the CNC Machine Operator, 3rd class position is to engage in all activities concerned with learning how to properly produce parts by
operating a CNC machine, and ensure that jobs are completed and shipped as scheduled while meeting our quality
standards. Consistent and accurate modeling and representing of the Point Eight Power brand, mission, vision, values
and organizational strategy are essential to achieving the goals of the organization

Support the effort of being a best-in-class manufacturer by assisting 1st and 2nd class CNC Machine Operators in
operating either the Punch Press or Break Press machines in order to cut hole or bend materials as needed for the
fabrication of Point Eight Power products. This includes the following:
Learning and assisting in retrieving the punch list, and parts list, and applicable CNC programs in order to
create parts as needed per job.
Locating and moving or pulling raw sheet metal material as described by the parts list per job.
Assisting the 1st and 2nd class CNC Machine Operators by loading materials onto the machine in preparation
for punch or break, and safely securing materials on the machine with the use of clamps, fingers or other fixtures.
Learning how to select the right die clearance, punches, tools, or other attachments needed to complete projects
based on the specifications of the materials; learn how to install and align them as need to ensure optimal
Learning how to use tools, such as calipers and protractors, to measure finished products to ensure they meet
Assisting the 1st and 2nd class CNC Machine Operators in staging parts as completed in order to prepare for the
next phase of fabrication.
Performing scheduled and repair maintenance of machines, as required. This also includes maintaining,
sharpening and replacing tools, as necessary.
Maintaining a safe, clean, well-organized work area.
Perform necessary side operations during machine cycle time as required.
Developing competencies in order to become a 3rd class CNC machine operator.

Required Skills

Intrapersonal Skills: Self-motivated and able to identify, examine, and resolve issues independently from others.
Hold a strong regard for guidelines, procedures and integrity.
• Engineering and Technology: Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This
includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods
and services.
• Production and Processing: Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other
techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
• Design: Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans,
blueprints, drawings, and models.
• Mechanical: Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Tools include:
Trump, Accupress, Allen wrenches, grinders, break press, punch press, forklift, crane, shears and calipers
• Technical Experience: Excellent mechanical skills and aptitude in supporting CNC sheet metal equipment, ability to
visuals 3D parts from cut sheets. Good math skills and qualified in basic computer skills.
• Computers and Electronics: Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications and
programming such as Microsoft Office; knowledge of accounting software such as AS 400.
• Verbal & Written Communication Skills: This position requires basic skills (ability to read and interpret documents
such assafety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports
and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.)
• Math Skills: This position requires intermediate skills (calculate figures/discounts, proportions, area,etc.)

• Arm-Hand Steadiness: The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding
your arm and hand in one position.
• Visualization: The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are
moved or rearranged.
• Manual Dexterity: The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two
hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Required Experience

2 - 5 years of sheet metal fabrication, preferred.
• Less than 1 year of CNC operator experience, preferred.

Fields of study

  • Design