CNC Machinist 3

locationSpringfield, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/16/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time
From smartphones to solar panels, innovative technology is needed to create the devices we use every day. Silfex's silicon components help make that technology a reality.

At Silfex, we're the leading provider of precision silicon components used to make and operate semiconductor tools, which enable the trillion-dollar global electronics industry. Our company's products are integral to the semiconductor equipment and optical markets. The outstanding team at Silfex makes that possible - through our people, we help connect the world.

The successful candidate for this position will become eligible for a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits; to learn more about the benefits Silfex offers for this position check out:


Join our team and help us connect the world and support the technology of the future!

Essential Function:

Our machinist at Silfex are integral in making our high quality precision silicon components. As a machinist you will be responsible for safely setting up and operating 5-axis CNC machines to produce the highest quality parts and meet the customer expectations, in the most efficient manner.
  • Operate 3 to 5-axis CNC machine tools to accurately machine parts per work instructions and per manufacturing plan.
  • At all times utilize appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE.) (e.g., shoes, gloves, masks, etc.) to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses.
  • Perform quality inspections to ensure accurate production of parts throughout the process.
  • Handles parts and materials with great care as well as maintaining cleanliness of them to ensure quality of product and condition of equipment.
  • Proactively supports work of department and team by maintaining communication through Teams/ Email and participating in shift change meetings; demonstrating collaboration and problem-solving attributes.
  • Accurately record and interpret production information in PLEX such as verifying track numbers, substitute part revision, and machine down time, (etc.).
  • Utilize systems to document and review information, including maintenance dispatch, completed Preventative Maintenance, and document measurement scans.
  • Produces parts according to standards by utilizing production documentation, correctly loading, and unloading parts on machine, and verifying part orientation.
  • Strictly work instructions, setup sheets and other production related information.
  • Perform assigned preventative maintenance and maintain coolant lines and nozzle positioning.
  • Set up machines for production to ensure they're operating correctly.
  • Assist in applying lean manufacturing concepts and 5S. Demonstrate ownership of continuous improvement ideas and activities.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

  • Display a positive attitude and strong work ethic that reflects the Mission and Core Values of Silfex.
  • Create and maintain a culture where workplace safety is part of everything we do. Provide the safest possible workplace to our employees by modeling and following all company safety policies, reporting any incidents or unsafe conditions immediately to SILFEX management. Wear all PPE as required by work area or job function.
  • Communication - Begin with the end in mind - Communicate boldly as well as effectively with empathy and respect to inspire teamwork and collaboration vertically and horizontally within Silfex.
  • Assist in applying lean manufacturing concepts and 5S. Demonstrate ownership of continuous improvement ideas and activities. Maintain organization and cleanliness, housekeeping and 5S within work area. Maintain these areas at the highest degree possible while responsibly escalating any maintenance issues.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Minimum of High school diploma or GED.
  • 3+ years of CNC Machining experience on 3 or 5 axis CNC machines.
  • Must have machine control experience.
  • Must have shop math skills.
  • Microsoft Office experience (specifically Excel)
  • Knowledge of 5S and Lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Understand tool and machine offsets as well as how to read machine programs.
  • Capable of applying standard practices and techniques within their work.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Quality and safety minded.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certificate from Technical School or Trade School.
  • Knowledge of GD&T.
  • Experience machining Si, glass or other brittle material.

Physical Demands:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and; talk or hear.

The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The employee regularly is required to lift up to 25 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate.

C Shift: 6pm - 6am

Fields of study

  • Machining