Fabrication Technician/ CNC Operator - All Levels

companyKIMBER MFG., Inc.
locationTroy, AL, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/17/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time

The Fabrication Technician will operate equipment according to established procedures in a safe and quality manner. Dimensional measurements will be required during the operation of equipment to assure compliance to requirements. Adjustments to the equipment will be executed during the operation of equipment to meet established run rates and part accuracy. This involves performing First Piece Inspection and continuous Quality activities. Equipment will include Mills, Lathes, CNC's and screw machines.

  • Implement and sustain S, Q, D, C, I activities
  • Develop, sustain and improve CNC machine tool methods and procedures
  • Assist tool selection in the development and implementation of fixtures for new product development
  • Develop standard work, tool setup sheets, and standard operations for production jobs
  • Troubleshoot various problems (improper tooling, dull tools, wrong location of machined feature, code errors, etc.) and develop corrective action to prevent reoccurrence
  • Perform Quality Assurance activities while operating equipment (Optical systems, calipers, gages, indicators)
  • Participate in Productive Maintenance activity


This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Interpret technical prints (GD&T)
  • Must have basic knowledge of CNC machine "G-Code" and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience maintaining and changing tools
  • Experience determining offsets and adjusting accordingly
  • Interpret Work Orders and enter data into the Manufacturing database (ERP)


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1 year of experience in machining or related mechanical field
  • Vocational/Technical Degree
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Kaizen event experience
  • 5S knowledge and experience


Ability to read, write, listen and follow instructions. Ability to read blueprints.


Basic shop math and precision measurement skills.


Ability to make adjustments as needed by following SOP's.


Travel will normally be less than 5% (training, equipment development, satellite facility support).


Attendance is an essential job requirement defined as having regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance including the ability to work regular hours and shifts, overtime before and after shifts and on weekends. Ability to work as part of a team, including all related departments/plants or independently as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of the job the employee works in a manufacturing environment and may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to touch, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision and ability to adjust focus.


This position requires compliance with ITAR requirement. Must be a "U.S. Person" (per ITAR 120.15) and are required to show proof substantiating this upon being hired.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Activities, duties and/or responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice at the sole discretion of the Company.

Fields of study

  • Machining
  • CNC