CNC Machinist

Posted 5 months ago

Department: Production
Reports To:  Production Supervisor


Position Objective:  Responsible for maintaining machine set‑up and tooling to produce high quality close tolerance parts at an acceptable production rate.


Essential Functions May Include:


  • Be able to call up programs from CNC system and perform necessary functions with the system
  • Ability to read blueprints and understand common symbols
  • Knowledge of programming codes, and machine control functions
  • Knowledge of machine controls, program codes, fixtures and tool offsets, and CNC system
  • Utilize all necessary gages and equipment to properly inspect parts
  • Keep supervision, inspection personnel aware of conditions that may affect the efficiency, quality or completion of jobs.
  • Understand and properly utilize all items included in TDP folders. (process sheets, set‑up sheets, prints, quality plans, etc.)
  • Completion of all required documentation (SPC, time records, log books, travelers, process updates, discrepant part tags, etc.)
  • Assist maintenance personnel in the troubleshooting and repair of the machine.
  • Communicate with personnel from other shifts involved in the operation of the machine.
  • Set‑up and operate secondary machines as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.


This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. H & S Swansons’ Tool Company reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2-5yrs. CNC operation experience in a machine shop


  • Computer knowledge


  • Basic math
  • Knowledge in use of various quality control gages
  • Maintain acceptable quality and efficiency standards
  • Self motivated
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Attentive to detail


Sitting N Standing N Walking N Lifting N up to 40 lbs.
Carrying N Kneeling N Pushing/Pulling N Bending/Stooping N
Climbing P Reaching P Crawling/Crouching P Repetitive Motion N

Job Features

Job CategoryProduction

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