CNC Machine Operator 3rd Shift

locationSumter, SC, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/9/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time
21-25 / hour
Machine Operator
3rd Shift

Location: Sumter, SC

About SKF:
SKF has been making the world spin since 1907!
SKF is an industry-leading manufacturer dedicated to a culture of belonging, where our people flourish in an equitable environment that promotes leadership development and career growth. SKF bearings played an integral role in helping Mars Rover collect rock and regolith samples on the planet's surface.

As an SKF team member, you will join 40,000 colleagues from more than 130 countries developing bearing technology and services that make rotation more reliable and sustainable. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. SKF aims to have net zero greenhouse gas emissions at all our production facilities by 2030.

SKF products keep vehicles rolling, power the machines that put food on your table, and even reach into the cosmos as part of the Mars rover mission. Founded in Sweden in 1907, today SKF is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Stockholm with annual sales in 2020 of approximately $10 billion.

Job Summary:
The primary function of this position is the efficient set-up, operation and troubleshooting of CNC machining centers ensuring the proper machining techniques are followed and acceptable levels of quality and productivity are met within established parameters in a safe and effective manner.

Duties and Responsibilities (included but not limited to):
  • Starts up and shut down a variety of machine(s) following established company procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Sets up and operates numerically controlled (NC, CNC, PLC and other manual machines) lathes (horizontal & vertical) performing machining operations including: turning, boring and facing castings and forgings. Selects and installs tooling into tool posts, turrets or indexing heads.
  • Mounts work piece in chuck, or faceplate, manually or using hoist or cranes.
  • Performs machining operations on a variety of parts at times with high levels of complexity, ensuring machining operations are performed within established parameters, minimizing scrap and rework with acceptable levels of output.
  • Reads and interprets a variety of engineering and quality specifications.
  • Applies practical and working knowledge of machines to make the necessary adjustments (turning dials, switches, and assigned offset/program controls) to override machine control and correct machine performance.
  • Responsible for all inspections ensuring conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments. May also perform inspections for other operators if required.
  • Observes numerical displays on control panel and compares with data on process sheet to verify dimensional adjustments, feed rates and speed of machining cuts.
  • Performs continuous improvement (lean) activities as may be assigned or required.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as scheduled and/or required.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Technical degree in manufacturing technology preferred.
  • One (1) to three (3) years machining experience in precision manufacturing environment.
  • Solid understanding and ability to use shop math and precision (micrometers, precision dial gauges, etc.) measuring instruments.
  • A thorough knowledge of CNC machine operation, tool off setting and basic machine code is strongly preferred.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment including identification of unsafe conditions. Steel toed shoes and ANSI approved safety glasses with side shields must be worn at all times.
  • Must be able to read, write, understand technical documentation, computer literate, read process drawing (blueprints), and engineering specification.

What You'll Love About SKF:
Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a generous PTO policy and 13 paid holidays.

Work/Life Integration. SKF supports work/life integration, home, family, community, personal well-being and health.

Diversity in the Workplace. At SKF, we strive to embed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in everything we do. By developing a culture of belonging, our people can flourish; leading to an inclusive, equitable environment that promotes leadership, engagement and innovation.

Best in Class Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Comprehensive healthcare options to fit your needs and opt out payment. Added benefits include company paid life insurance, STD, LTD. Supplemental benefits include critical illness coverage, tuition reimbursement, employee discount programs, and much more!

Invest in your Future. Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 10% employer contribution : 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested) plus an additional 5% company contribution.

Reports to: Channel Manager
Location: Sumter, SC
Job ID: 19867

SKF provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Fields of study

  • Machining
  • CNC

Salary range

  • 21-25 / hour

Required skills

  • Steel