CNC Set-up Operator

companyAlmag Aluminum
locationBrampton, ON, Canada
PublishedPublished: 1/6/2024
Full Time
Reporting to the Fabrication Supervisor the CNC Set-up Operator organizes and sets up the manufacturing equipment to produce finished good to spec as identified by the engineering drawings.


The duties and responsibilities of the CNC Set-up Operator are detailed below, but not limited to the following:

  • Set-Up and operate all CNC and other machines in the Fabrication Department in an effective and cost-efficient manner while maintaining good quality and safety standards, some programming may be required.
  • Make adjustments to the machining program as required.
  • Fabricate the required parts based on the Fabrication Drawing.
  • Perform required PM checks daily as required.
  • Follow work order specifications and packing instructions.
  • Read and follow all notes in the computer system (Epics).
  • Ensure first piece sample is double-checked by other plant personnel.
  • Ensure material is identified and all work order data is correct before production.
  • Ensure incoming materials are to spec before proceeding with fabrication.
  • Responsible for reporting equipment malfunction.
  • On-time order completion.
  • Comply with all quality related policies, procedures and system requirements.
  • If certified and approved by company, may operate a forklift to assist in tasks.
  • Perform other jobs as required.



  • High School diploma and relevant production experience is desirable
  • Some education in CNC is considered a strong asset
  • Candidates should have a minimum of 1-2 years' experience in CNC Set-Up/Machine Operation

Technical Skills/Competence
  • Must have good team building and motivational skills
  • Should have a good command in English, written and oral with the ability to train other employees
  • Must be familiar with precision measuring instruments and the ability to read drawings
  • Ability to work well with numbers is essential
  • A solid understanding of the following equipment/technology; CNC machine, square, tape measure, punch press/press brake, Mastercam software, linear measuring machine, weighting scale, drills, digital calliper, Faro cmm, calculator deburring wheel
  • Experience with Epics considered an asset
  • Forklift licence an asset


We offer a full and competitive benefits package including:
  • Profit sharing
  • Health care spending account
  • Education assistance program
  • Health and dental
  • Life AD&D
  • Long-term disability
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Gym memberships
  • Wellness programs
  • Monthly social committee activities

Fields of study

  • CNC

Required languages

  • English

Required skills

  • Mastercam