CNC Operator

companyUnited Equipment Accessories
locationDayton, NV, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/27/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time
  • Review blueprints and work instructions to produce accurate work product that meets quality standards, safety requirements and allotted run times while also meeting efficiency and productivity goals of the department
  • Generate minimal waste and maintain a clean and organized work area at all times
  • Other projects and duties as assigned by the Production Supervisor


This position reports directly to the Production Supervisor. No positions report directly to this position.


EDUCATION - High school diploma or equivalent is required. Associates degree in CNC Machining, Tool & Die Making, or a related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE - A minimum of six (6) months combined experience and education in manufacturing environment required.

SKILLS - Employees are designated as CNC Operator (Mills & Lathes) or Multi-Axis CNC Operator. Comprehensive mathematic and problem solving ability is necessary to operate equipment and trouble shoot errors. Must be able to interpret and follow written and verbal instructions and utilize precision measurement tools and gauges. Professionalism and the ability to work well in a team or individual setting are required. Superior attention to detail and strong mechanical aptitude is crucial to produce quality work and operate necessary machinery and equipment.

PHYSICAL - Regularly required to stand or sit for long periods at a time, walk, bend, kneel, and talk. Use of hands and arms is necessary to reach, grab, and handle parts; as well as pushing and pulling motions to operate machine functions. Possess specific vision abilities including near vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus ( with corrective lenses if necessary ) to perform the requirements of the position. The ability to hear ( with mechanical assistance if necessary ) sufficiently to understand and comprehend work instructions and individual one-on-one conversations is also necessary. Unassisted lifting up to 50 lbs. is required.

MENTAL - Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently and possess basic math knowledge. The ability to communicate clearly on technical and business levels while maintaining professional conduct is essential. Must be able to read and interpret blue prints and work instructions and effectively work under time and budget constraints.


The Machine Shop CNC will primarily work in a plant setting which is a smoke free environment that has typical factory hazards including noise, dust, cutting, drilling, finishing, solvents, lubricants, slipping and tripping hazards, blocked walkways, and hazards common to machining of parts such as sharp tools and objects, moving parts, metal shavings and slivers, unfinished surfaces, flames, sparks, cutting fluids, hydraulic oils and smoke. United Equipment Accessories, Inc. functions in a real market environment that changes at various times of the year which occasionally may create high output or greater time pressure demands.

This full-time position's regular work schedule is:
  • 5:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 5:30 am to 9:30 am on Friday OR
  • 2:45pm to 1:15am Monday through Thursday

Hours are subject to change and may vary according to business demands including requirements to work overtime.


  • Regulate machine functions including reference planes, surface locations, speed, feed, depth & angle
  • Select, align, and change machine tooling and attachment accessories
  • Coordinate with CNC programmer to prove out prototype parts.
  • Optimize CNC programs to meet quality standards & increase efficiency while reducing cycle times

GENERAL - Applicable to ALL Machine Shop Employees
  • Follow rules and processes as outlined in the Employee Handbook and Safety and Quality Manuals as to conduct and performance standards expected of all employees
  • Maintain a positive work attitude that reflects the UEA Core Values (Care, Hardworking/Dedicated, Creative Problem Solver and Knowledge Seeker)
  • Responsible for familiarization with the complete scope and proposed method of design for all assigned United Equipment Accessories' projects
  • Review blue prints, work instructions, and the production schedule to achieve product specifications and allotted run times
  • Accurately record work in process, job details, labor and attendance information utilizing ERP and other designated computer systems
  • Remain on task, work efficiently, produce work with minimal waste, and complete work according to budgeted labor hours
  • Select proper equipment and materials, verify integrity and maintain specifications through work process observation, making corrective adjustments as necessary
  • Proper usage of gauges, hand tools and precision measurement tools to perform product validation and inspection to ensure quality conformity
  • Report internal and external mistakes or issues that negatively impact operations, product quality or quantity to supervisor or quality assurance in a timely manner
  • Seek opportunities to increase overall efficiency, reduce job costing and run times, and optimize equipment, processes, and materials
  • Perform regular monitoring and service checks on tools and equipment, immediately reporting malfunctions, maintenance and repair requirements to ensure equipment meets optimal safety and performance levels
  • Maintain a tidy work area and clean equipment
  • Work independently or collaborate with machine shop, engineering, and other employees - when necessary or requested - to complete orders
  • Demonstrate physical, regular, and punctual attendance and communicate scheduled and unscheduled absences in advance
  • Complete tasks and projects accurately, timely and within budget
  • Follow through and communicate questions, project information and status to the appropriate people
  • Demonstrate collaborative working relationships, good judgment, reasoning, and professional conduct in all business interactions with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor appropriate for the position and situation
  • Perform other duties as directed by Production Supervisor or designee

Required languages

  • English