Machinist II

General Summary:


This role requires complete set-up including advanced editing, programming and operation of computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines including vertical, horizontal and multi-axis machining centers, manual machines, lathes, mills, and drills.


Major Tasks:


  • Complete setup including programming (Fanuc Controls or G Code preferred), editing, operation and preventative maintenance on CNC milling centers, CNC lathes and/or CNC mills.
  • Perform off-sets, fixturing and recognize signs of tool wear and poor finish and make adjustments to correct.
  • Follow all safety and quality procedures and standards and participate in efforts to improve processes, product flow and work standards
  • Complete required paperwork (manual and electronic) in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of equipment and work area
  • Perform work, promote teamwork and communicate in conjunction with our culture and corporate standards (Safety/Environmental, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Communication, Internal Controls, etc.).
  • Inspect parts for conformance to prints and specifications.
  • Performs manual and electronic record keeping and information retrieval functions.
  • Perform secondary operations such as deburring, chip removal, bushing installation, drilling, and tapping.


Required Education & Experience:


High School Diploma or GED and additional Tech training preferred.  2-4 years manual machining (including but not limited to mills, drills and grinders) experience preferred.  1-3 years’ experience with CNC programming, operation and setup with various controls including Fanuc Controls, Mazatrol Controls and Allen/Bradley Controls on CNC milling centers, CNC lathes and/or CNC mills preferred.


  • Experience doing precision machining using manual machines such as threading, boring and grooving preferred.
  • Welding experience would be a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of blueprint reading, shop math (decimals, fractions, geometry, trigonometry, etc.) and GD&T, Manufacturing Principles (Safety, Quality, Lean, Process Flow, etc.)
  • Able to read and interpret drawings, specifications, setup sheets, etc.; use precision measuring instruments (calipers, mics, etc.), gages, manual and powered hand tools.
  • Able to use various types of manual machines (presses, balancers, straighteners, cut off saw)
  • Basic computer skills in SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Experience using cranes, hoist, screw jacks, hydraulic jacks
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, Ability to bend, squat, sit, walk, and stand for at least 8 hours a day
  • Experience using G & M codes to edit and interpret programs
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic (including attendance), strong organizational skills and strong communication skills (written and oral).
Talent profile

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