CNC Machinist: 4th shift; Friday-Sunday 6am-6:30pm

companySkills, Inc.
locationAuburn, WA 98002, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/1/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time
31-35 / hour
Skills Inc., one of Washington State's largest aerospace suppliers offers world-class, competitively-priced products and services which exceed customer's requirements for rigorous standards and excellence. We are a fully integrated, self-funded non-profit with a social mission to train, employ and serve persons with disabilities and our community.


As part of our recent growth, we are seeking a CNC Machinist to join our team. The ideal candidate will operate computer-controlled machines to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.

  • Set up manual and CNC equipment with limited supervision.
  • Change cutting tools and adjust machine feeds and speeds as needed.
  • Utilize measuring equipment used in the industry such as calipers, micrometers, height gage and other measuring equipment needed to complete work with limited supervision.
  • Perform first part inspection and in process inspections.
  • Ensure all documentation is complete and correct.
  • Detect and report defective equipment, materials and/or faulty operations to supervisor.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and increased efficiency.

  • Knowledge of CNC equipment capability and daily maintenance.
  • Ability to use measuring tools such as calipers, micrometers and other inspection gauges.
  • Skill in performing mid-level math skills efficiently and accurately (including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, fraction and decimals).
  • Ability to utilize interpersonal and communication techniques, working in a team environment, and dealing with a wide variety of personalities and communication styles.
  • Ability to take direction from lead and supervisor to complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to communicate information clearly and directly co-workers and supervisory personnel both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to identify, organize, estimate, and recognize differences or similarities with excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to read, write, communicate and/or follow written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Ability to communicate in English through voice, or American Sign Language or adaptive technology.


The responsibilities of this position may require an individual to access and hold in confidence certain information. This means that information and/or documentation acquired about employees, suppliers, customers, business practices, and all other related information remains confidential.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Due to Skills Inc.'s participation in the defense industry, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requires that access to sensitive information and material pertaining to defense and military related technologies may only be accessed, viewed or shared by US Persons as defined by law. A "US Person" can be a US citizen; a lawful permanent legal resident or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or asylee.


The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by the 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.
  • Constant exposure to indoor manufacturing environment.
  • Constant exposure to moderate noise.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Constant use hands/fingers to grasp, pinch, pull, feel, handle and manipulate parts and tools.
  • Constant use of personal protective equipment is required.
  • Constant use of specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.
  • Frequent lifting and moving items up to 30 pounds.
  • Frequent reaching with hands and arms.
  • Frequent repetitive motions.
  • Frequent use of hands to manipulate, handle, or feel material.
  • Occasional exposure to chemicals and fumes.
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds


Constant (5-8 hrs. /shift)

Frequent (2-5 hrs. /shift)

Occasional (Up to 2 hrs. /shift)

Shift Assignment:

4th Shift; Friday-Sunday 6:00am-6:30pm


At Skills Inc., our most important partnership is the one we share with our employees. We are dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents, which is why we offer a comprehensive and valuable benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, paid time off and a 401(k) savings plan to eligible employees.


Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. Skills Inc. is a self-supporting Social Enterprise and is organized as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit. We have four lines of business; Aerospace Manufacturing, Aerospace Finishing, Technical Services, and Business Solutions, that operate in 3 locations. Skills Inc. employs over 250 people and our social mission is to train, employ and serve persons with disabilities. We accomplish our mission three ways; direct hire, vocational programs and services, and as a resource to the community.

Salary Range: $17.00 - $35.00

4th shift is eligible for a shift differential based on 36 hours

  • Paid Vacation*
  • Paid Sick
  • 401(k) with a percentage company-match contribution*
  • Paid holidays*- prorated based on shift
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance*
  • Employee Assistance Plan


Skills Inc. is committed to cultivating a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We invite employees, participants in our services, vendors, and customers to bring their authentic selves to every interaction. We strive to represent the communities in which we serve. We aspire to see and value people across the spectrums of age, ability, gender, race, sexual orientation, perspectives, and other visible and invisible differences. Skills Inc. embraces equitable practices at the center of our daily work and believe our organization is stronger for it. Skills Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required. New responsibilities, activities and duties may be modified or added at any time by a member of the management team.

4th shift; Friday- Sunday 6am-6:30pm

Fields of study

  • CNC

Salary range

  • 31-35 / hour

Required languages

  • English
  • Sign language