CNC Machinist

The CNC Machinist is responsible to oversee all machining operational aspects to ensure products are manufactured in a timely cost effective manner in accordance with established company procedures.
May 10, 2020

Purpose of Job

The CNC Machinist is responsible to oversee all machining operational aspects to ensure products are manufactured in a timely cost effective manner in accordance with established company procedures.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Operate CNC Lathes / Mills and CNC Machining Centers with proficiency.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints or study sample parts to determine machining operation to be performed with an understanding of geometric tolerances and dimensions.
  • Compute dimensions and tolerances and measure and lay out work pieces.
  • Load and unload parts in a safe and productive manner.
  • Set-up, operate and maintain a variety of machine tools including computer numerically controlled (CNC) tools to perform precision machining operation i.e. drilling, milling, etc.
  • Intermediate knowledge and application of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments (should include calipers, ID and OD micrometers, depth gages, and indicators).
  • Intermediate knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, boring bars, fixtures, inserts and other accessories used on various machines.
  • Performs routine maintenance tasks.
  • Fill out all inspection of parts and adjustment of offsets to ensure Quality parts.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work station.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • All required PPE while in plant.
  • Work safe & ergonomically by following JH&S policies.
  • Report any unsafe acts, conditions or accidents across the plant.
  • Report accidents, near misses, injuries, or illnesses immediately to your supervisor.
  • Inspect equipment and the workplace regularly.
  • Be alert for hazards.

Knowledge, Skills and Education

  • Completion of secondary school or equivalent.
  • Trade school diploma or 1-3 years in trade.
  • High level of detail accuracy, manual dexterity, and hand-eye co-ordination;
  • Proficient at Reading text, Document use, Numeracy;
  • Good Written and Oral communication, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Job task planning and organizing, Significant use of memory;
  • Ability to work as a team/independent;
  • Ability to seek clarification on unclear drawings or job instructions and to seek help when problems arise.
  • Ability to work in a safe and orderly manner.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written.

Responsibility and Scope

  • Supervision of Others - None
  • Internal Contacts - All plant departments
  • External Contacts - None
  • Spending Authority - None
  • Decision Making Authority - Within own job
  • Amount of Direction Received - General direction and instruction given