CNC Operator I - Lathe Department (3rd Shift)

locationGrand Haven, MI, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/15/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time

Cadrex is searching for a CNC Operator I who will operate both manual and CNC machines according to program and product specifications to produce small to medium sized components as either as a finished product or as part of another larger product to be assembled.

  • Operates manual machines such as saws, mills, and lathes
  • Positions parts in specified locations using a variety of fastening devices
  • Operates hand-held tools, electrical tools, and/or pneumatic tools
  • Operates lift equipment as needed
  • Uses precision measuring tools as required
  • Ability to recognize various material types used in department and adjust equipment if needed
  • Ability to recognize worn tooling and change in machine as required
  • Verifies accuracy of completed product or batch inspections
  • Reports defective materials, discrepancies, process malfunctions or completed products that are not in compliance with company and/or customer specifications to the Department Lead
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations
  • Completes all necessary paperwork as required, including in process or carbon copy production sheets

  • Basic understanding of machining principles and CNC machine operations
  • Mechanical aptitude and a strong interest in CNC machining
  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality work
  • Basic computer skills for machine operation and data entry
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including evening and weekend shifts as required
  • Commitment to safety protocols and maintaining a safe work environment
  • Physical stamina and the ability to stand for extended periods and lift up to 50 pounds
  • High School Diploma
  • Onsite
  • Monday through Friday, 11:00pm to 7:00am
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high places, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and may require hearing protection in specific locations.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Safety first, rising to the challenge, collaboration, accountability, and doing the right thing

CADREX Manufacturing Solutions is a leading provider of complex sheet metal and machined production parts, assemblies, and weldments for a variety of end markets, including electrical transmission and distribution, warehouse automation, technology, aerospace & defense, medical, food, and industrials. With locations in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Washington, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, and Monterrey Mexico, CADREX offers numerous in-house manufacturing capabilities, including laser cutting, sheet metal fabrication, complex assembly, CNC punching, CNC machining, forming, robotic welding, stamping, fastener insertion, and tool and die manufacturing, to effectively serve customers with lights-out manufacturing capabilities for mid- to high-volume production. For more information, visit www.cadrex.com.

Cadrex 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.

Required skills

  • Laser