CNC/Machine Operator- 3rd shift

companyProlec Energy
locationGoldsboro, NC, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/21/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time
With this position at Prolec-GE Waukesha you will enjoy a highly competitive pay as well as:
  • A leading edge benefit package that includes major medical, dental and vision options
  • 401-K retirement plan participation w/company match
  • Company paid Accident & Sickness plan, Company paid Life & ADD insurance options
  • Quarterly local bonus plan participation
  • Educational reimbursement opportunities as well as other benefit offerings
  • Ask about the limited time $1500.00 sign-on bonus opportunity!!!


To setup, operate, load and unload CNC machines to produce parts that will achieve optimum quality and efficiency levels while meeting the requirements of the engineering design. This is a third shift position

  • Interprets and understand simple and complex part drawings.
  • Uses precision measuring tools such as micrometers, Vernier's, scales, protractors, compass, height gage, dial indicators, etc.
  • Uses machine control codes, computers, and part nesting, DNC links, and file transfers to produce parts.
  • Utilizes machine control capabilities to make simple part programs, prove out programs and edit programs as a normal part of the setup and operation of CNC machines and related equipment.
  • Performs normal operator maintenance as prescribed by equipment builder to include the replacement of consumable materials and parts.
  • Performs multiple activities simultaneously, organizes work, and takes corrective action in response to error messages and/or process interruptions.
  • Assists with supervision in the training of other machine operators and helpers.
  • Diagnoses machine problems and repair of the machines.
  • Assumes leadership role and takes responsibility for overall performance of equipment.
  • Meets production standards by monitoring machine performance to include managing up time and quality standards. Use of punch dies and pressures used in the hydraulic forming of steel and alloys.
  • Very proficient at performing oxy/fuel flame and plasma cutting, part layout, inspection, hole drilling, tapping and milling to include an understanding of speed and feed rates.
  • Reads, understands, and follows guidelines set forth by E.I.s, M.P.s, S.P.s, O.I.C.s, and blueprints when performing assigned work.
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures and actively participate in defined zero harm safety culture driven initiatives.



CNC machines such as saws, press brake, manual mills, plasma cutter and CNC Flex machine. Tools include micrometers, Vernier's, scales, protractors, compass, height gage, dial indicator, tape measure, go-no-go gauges and squares.


Personal protective equipment to include safety glasses, steel toed shoes, hearing protection, welding apron, face shield, and appropriate gloves.


Works under minimal supervision. Must be a self-starter with excellent problem solving and decision making skills. Acts decisively with a sense of urgency to maximize machine production and minimize down time. Strong knowledge of mathematics, to include geometry, to determine unknown part dimensions and/or relationships. Knowledge of metal types and characteristics. Understanding of the part use, fit and function as well as the manufacturing processes utilized is essential. Experience working with computers and machine controls.


High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent


The above description covers the principle functions of the job. It is not intended to be a complete listing of all the miscellaneous, incidental, or substantially similar duties, which may be assigned during normal or emergency operations.

Prolec-GE Waukesha, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law

Required skills

  • Steel
  • Plasma