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CNC Machinist – 1st Shift

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  • Location: Maple Grove, MN
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #67989

CNC Machinist – 1st Shift

Leading provider of manufacturing and engineering solutions is looking for a CNC Machinist. This is a direct hire position in Maple Grove, MN! 

Shift of the CNC Machinist:
Monday – Friday 6:00am – 2:30pm

Pay Rate of the CNC Machinist:

Responsibilities of the CNC Machinist:

  • Follows all established company policies, rules and regulations, ISO procedures and work instructions.

  • Works from CAD drawings, sketches and verbal instructions to interpret, plan and lay out own work.

  • Will set up, load parts and operate multiple types of machining equipment in a safe manner, in order to produce Quality parts on a timely basis to very close tolerances.

  • Interpret existing CNC programs and edit if necessary, in order to set up and operate CNC machines.

  • Reviews sequences of machining operations, speeds, feeds and continually offers input in regard to improving the methods of production.

  • Participates in the design and machining of special tooling or fixtures required to manufacture piece parts.

  • Input of CNC programs for new parts, utilizing knowledge of numerical control machine operation.

  • Calculates and codes machine controlling criteria, such as axis movement, type and size of cutting and drilling tools, spindle location, machining start.

  • Other duties assigned. 



Requirements of the CNC Machinist:

  • Must possess specific certifications as defined by site operations.

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of machine operations.

  • In-depth knowledge of product quality issues.

  • Ability to set up, operate, calibrate and maintain machines and tools.

  • High School graduate plus trade school training in machine shop practices and procedures, plus 3 years previous related experience using Vertical CNC machining centers and other general purpose machining and inspection equipment. 

  • Must be able to handle all phases of set-up, operation, editing of programs, and solid troubleshooting skills.  

  • Intermediate knowledge and application of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments. 

  • Instruments should include but not limited to calipers, ID and OD micrometers, depth gauges, height gauges, and indicators.

  •  Intermediate knowledge of reading drawings and specifications with an understanding of geometric tolerances and dimensions. 

  • Intermediate knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, boring bars, fixtures, inserts and other accessories used on various machines.

  • Work is performed in standing and reaching positions, and numerous other physical movements will be required as necessitated by each specific job.  Will be required to move heavy equipment and materials.    

    CNC Machinists apply today!

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