CNC Machine Operator

Express Employment
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Express Employment Professionals has a client located in Newtown, CT looking for a 3rd shift Machine Operator. This is a full time position with competitive pay rate based on experience.

Summary: Operates conventional, special purpose, and computer numerical control (CNC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Operate Machines:

* Loads starting material into machine and unloads machined part from machine

* Deburrs Parts as necessary for Inspection and Safety

* Performs Daily Housekeeping around machine and Daily Maintenance checks

* Adjusts tool offsets as necessary; Notifies more senior employee to make other machine offsets and adjustments


* Recognizes that tool wear has occurred

* Adjusts tool offsets as necessary; notifies a more senior machining employee if tool needs to be changed

Manual Inspection:

* Uses standard hand tools such as vernier calipers, micrometers, and hard gages to ensure that parts were fabricated within specifications

* Uses any specialty inspection device (ex: vision system) required in each machining cell

Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM):

* Loads part onto CMM and operates CMM to ensure that parts were fabricated within specifications

Quality System & Documentation:

* Reads and interprets blueprints, specifications, and quality plans so as to understand inspection requirements

* Fills out Quality System paperwork and enters data into computer as necessary

Planning & Scheduling:

* Operates more than 1 machine at the same time, as required


* Trains other employees on the basics of operating equipment on which employee is fully competent

Troubleshooting & Problem Solving:

* Notifies more senior machining employees, engineers, or supervisors when problems arise.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

* Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality

* Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity

* Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Vocational Technical High School or Community College Advanced Manufacturing Certificate graduate preferred

Equivalent combination of education and experience

Swiss Machining experience is required

Company Culture:

Ability to perform the job while demonstrating all aspects of the Tier One Experience Behaviors: Together by Choice, Continuously Improve, Walk the Talk, Being the Best, and Customer Peace of Mind.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to present numerical data effectively and write routine correspondence; Ability to speak effectively to communicate with other employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to apply concepts such as decimals, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations; Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide; Ability to interpret bar and line graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form; Ability to identify problems in a timely manner and resolve or notify more senior employee; Ability to work well in group situations.

Computer Skills:

Possess Basic Computer skills.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Depth perception.