CNC Machinist – Float

Job Purpose:

Set-up, adjust, and operate shop CNC machine tools to perform complex machining operations on a variety of close tolerance work. Able to program parts using software as well as editing at the machine.


  • Set-up, adjust and operate shop machine tools to perform complex machining operations on a variety of close tolerance work in a high mix short lead time environment
  • Operate CNC machining equipment, and a variety of supporting equipment to perform a series of progressive machining operations to meet precise tolerance and finish requirements.
  • Work from detailed and involved drawings and specifications. Machine types to include CNC Vertical Mills & CNC Horizontal Machining Centers, CNC Lathes, assorted manual machines, special purpose machines, etc.
  • Work can range from smaller less complicated work to large and expensive work or smaller work of complicated nature having critical and exacting requirements as to tolerance and finish.
  • Lay out and self-inspect workmanship.
  • Diagnose and rectify tooling problems and machine malfunctions.
  • Use a wide variety of precision measuring instruments and perform complex inspection of machining specifications and criteria.
  • Knowledge of deburring techniques and ability to operate a variety of deburr and finishing equipment.
  • Active and integral participation in machining improvement Kaizens / Lean efforts
  • High and low volume production experience utilizing pallet changers/pallet pool systems
  • Use of Mastercam programming software
  • Utilize solid models to generate programs, work layouts, and setup instructions.
  • Able to edit/modify programs at the control as needed
  • Experience with high feed/high speed tooling utilization
  • Maintain data integrity and accuracy between part routing, CNC program, and work instructions, with Manufacturing Engineering support.
  • Institute and maintain electronic tooling database library & identification numbers for all CNC tooling, with Manufacturing Engineering support.


Description of other duties that may be assigned:

Perform general shop duties including, but not limited to: material handling, simple deburring, and other production related duties as assigned by supervision.

Must adhere to safety standards.

Perform light housekeeping duties (5S) and light preventative maintenance duties as prescribed by management, and all other tasks as required by management.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Trade school certificate or Associate degree in machining, or a mix of education and experience.
  • 8-10 years of CNC Machining Experience
  • Requires knowledge of CNC and conventional machining and machine shop theory.
  • 3-5 years of experience in CNC programming (MasterCAM, CAM Works, G-Code and M-Code, machine tool setup and integration, tooling, fixture and gage design/application).
  • Requires the ability to use a personal computer and word processing, spreadsheet, and production software.
  • Requires knowledge of materials, tooling & fixturing application, ability to adapt tooling, fixturing and attachments for special work requirements.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to adhere to quality standards, criteria, and drawing specification.
  • Must display a strong “sense of urgency” and can-do approach and possess a passion for improving efficiency.
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with employees and management.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working directly with Mastercam.
  • Knowledge of a variety of work holding and an extensive knowledge of tooling.
  • Experience with both Haas CNC Mills and Lathes.

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