CNC Machinist, specializing in Metal Products

CNC Machinist, specializing in Metal Products

locationMontrose, CO, USA
remoteNot Applicable
PublishedPublished: 4/9/2024
Full Time
1 - 2 years of experience

Job Overview

Mayfly Outdoors is seeking CNC Machinists specializing in Metal products to join our dynamic crew!

At Mayfly Outdoors, we design, engineer, and manufacture fly fishing equipment. Mayfly Outdoors signature brands include  Abel®Ross Reels®Airflo®, and Dyna-King®. We have been recognized and received more “Awards in Excellence” for innovation, dependability, and performance. As our CNC Machinist, you will work with a team dedicated to our mission and who take pride in the quality we deliver to the fly fishing world.

As the CNC Machinist, you will be responsible for the ( this is not an all-inclusive job duty list):

  • Machine high precision projects as well as reoccurring production jobs with the same attention to detail
  • Understand and implement appropriate steps to reach production demands
  • Complete machining operations from blueprints, drawings, verbal instructions, and models
  • Set up, operate, and prove-out programs on a variety of equipment including, but not limited to CNC mill, CNC lathe, manual mill/lathe and all other typical machine shop equipment
  • Use various measuring tools to perform first article and in process inspections (calipers, micrometers, height gage, etc.)
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Complete basic edits/off-sets to maintain component accuracy, quality, and productivity.
  • Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition.
  • Deburr and clean parts as required.
  • Operate basic shop equipment (band saw, grinders, etc.)
  • Modify G-Code programs and adjust offsets as required to meet product conformity.
  • Troubleshoot operating errors; partner with Engineering and maintenance to resolve issues.
  • Evaluate experimental procedures and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency and production
  • Program machines according to specs and/ or update processes launched.
  • Work with the engineering team during new project launches, troubleshooting of product development and/or resolving machine function issues. 
  • Work with Quality Assurance and redefine process were guided to ensure quality productions guidelines are met
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills & Expectations:

  • Ability to run multi-axis and multi-tasking programs
  • Experience with wide variety of CNC machining, including MORIand Multis machinery
  • Proficiency with typical precision measurement tools such as dial indicators, bore gauges, micrometers, calipers, and other common inspection tools
  • Basic knowledge of cutting tools, as well as speeds and feeds for each, regardless of material type
  • Desire to work collaboratively across several teams as needed to complete projects requiring multiple disciplines
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to help achieve company goals in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Knowledge of work order-based processing (paper or digital copies) as directed by ERP software systems (Netsuite).
  • Computer literacy in common software suites such as Microsoft Office or Google Suite Apps and adequately learn additional software programs as necessary to individual responsibilities.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with colleagues, management, engineers, and others.
  • Lift and handle up to 50lbs infrequently.


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 2+ years of professional experience running CNC Mills and lathes, 
  • 2+ years of professional experience reading G-code and programming CNC machines, preferred
  • Available to work all required shift hours and be available to work overtime, as needed
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.) unassisted
  • Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions in small openings and climbing hand over hand
  • Work performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise

Job Classification: Hourly, Non-Exempt, Full time

Wage Range: $17.00-$32.00

Base Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday Hours shifts ( overtime may be required based on business needs; second shift opportunities maybe avabile after  successful onboarding/training is complete)

Fields of study

  • CNC
  • Machining

Years of experience

  • 1 - 2 years of experience

Salary range

  • Hourly

Required skills

  • Okuma
  • Mastercam
  • Haas
  • Aluminum
  • Titanium

CAM Software Experience

  • Mastercam
  • SolidCAM
  • CAMWorks

Machine Type Programming Experience

  • Lathe
  • Lathe w/ Milling (Mill Turn)
  • 3 Axis Milling / Router
  • 4/5 Axis Milling / Router

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