Operator CNC

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 11/24/2023
CNC Operator
Full Time
Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security

At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.

CNC Operator - Greenfield, IN

CNC Operator

The CNC Operator is responsible for the operation of the CNC machine and for the autonomous maintenance of the equipment. In addition, CNC Operators will be responsible for the equipment performance output metrics and quality of parts processed through the Machining Department. Operators will be required to adhere to standard work, perform set-ups, and meet production requirements.

What you will do:
  • Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures
  • Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments
  • Stop machines to remove finished workpieces or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement, according to required machining sequences
  • Transfer commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links
  • Check to ensure that workpieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation
  • Set up and operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on workpieces
  • Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation
  • Review program specifications or blueprints to determine and set machine operations and sequencing, finished workpiece dimensions, or numerical control sequences
  • Monitor machine operation and control panel displays and compare readings to specifications to detect malfunctions
  • Enter commands or load control media, such as tapes, cards, or disks, into machine controllers to retrieve programmed instructions
  • Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified programs
  • Calculate machine speed and feed ratios and the size and position of cuts
  • Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction
  • Implement changes to machine programs and enter new specifications, using computers
  • Determine condition of tooling to ensure efficiency of operation and minimization of scrap
  • Perform quality checks, including statistical sampling, process capability monitoring
  • Run first piece, inspect, and obtain Quality Department approval where required
  • Follow safety regulations; keep work areas and equipment clean and orderly using 5S standards
  • May perform other duties as assigned and extend into other areas as needed
  • Flexibility to work overtime as required
  • Perform tasks in a timely and accurate manner
What you need to succeed:
  • Ability to use a variety of gauges
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships
  • Ability to work effectively in independent situations and exercise good judgment to reach sound conclusions
  • Ability to use Kanban workflow for optimal build performance
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical/problem-solving skills and time management skills
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, schedules, rules, procedures, etc.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and perform from various documents, including method sheets, assembly drawings, production reports, blueprints, printed shop schedules, KanBan cards/boards, operating maintenance instruction and procedure manuals, etc.
  • Ability to properly identify components and gain extensive parts knowledge
  • Ability to identify and obtain appropriate parts for work station operation
  • Ability to judge distances, spatial relationships, and perform visual and/or mechanical inspections; ability to distinguish colors and finishes
  • Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming
  • Intermediate math and computer skills; ability to use the AS400 computer application
  • Ability to use precision measuring tools and equipment, including micrometers and calipers
  • Ability to perform jobs at the same or lower labor grade than current job
  • Ability to demonstrate manual dexterity; ability to use fingers and hands to feel, handle, or squeeze; reach with hands and arms; twist/turn body; perform repetitive motions
  • Ability to stand, walk, and/or sit, frequently and for extended periods of time
  • Ability to occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl
  • Ability to continuously lift up to 5 pounds, frequently lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift up to 60 pounds, and rarely lift over 60 pounds. Any lifts over 35 pounds should be done with assistance.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Ability to use two hand controls
  • Ability to use pneumatic tools
  • Ability to use testing equipment
  • Exposure to various chemicals including greases, oils, and adhesives in safe exposure amounts and approved for use in our facility by EHS
  • Exposure to temperature changes
  • Exposure to moderate noise levels with intermittent loud noises
  • Exposure to vibration
  • Exposure to dirt and/or dust
  • Exposure to sharp objects and parts
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts, protected by approved guarding and controls
  • High school diploma or GED
  • One year of related experience
Why Work for us?

Allegion is a Great Place to Grow your Career if:
  • You're seeking a rewarding opportunity that allows you to truly help others. With thousands of employees and customers around the world, there's plenty of room to make an impact. As our values state, "this is your business, run with it".
  • You're looking for a company that will invest in your professional development. As we grow, we want you to grow with us.
  • You want a culture that promotes work-life balance. Our employees enjoy generous paid time off, because at Allegion we recognize that you have a full life outside of work!

What You'll Get from Us:
  • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you "be safe, be healthy".
  • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, offering a 6% company match and no vesting period
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Vacation and Sick Time
  • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work
  • Community involvement and opportunities to give back so you can "serve others, not yourself"
  • Opportunities to leverage your unique strengths through CliftonStrengths testing and coaching

Apply Today!

Join our team of experts today and help us make tomorrow's world a safer place!

Not sure if your experience perfectly aligns with the role? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification and every single preferred qualification of a job posting. At Allegion, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. So, if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every item in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role.


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Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we're required to, but because it's the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

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