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CNC Setup Operator more...
Location:Aiken, SC
Company:CDI Corporation
First posted:March 03, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

CNC Setup Operator Aiken, South Carolina, United States

Relocation: provided to non local candidates


Efficiently setup CNC machine(s) to part print specifications by following the setup process; uploading and downloading job programs from the system; identifying all appropriate tooling and set all tooling to the proper length and/or diameter and verifying units/stations/tooling are properly centered. Operate and maintain production needs and maintain quality of parts by inspecting part dimensions given by the appropriate method and tooling sheet.


  •     Responsible for reading and interpreting blue prints including GD&T

  •     Read, write and edit programs in G-Code and other CAD/CAM software and identify areas of opportunity for program efficiency.

  •     Verify revision levels on method sheet, tooling sheet and router match, alerting Supervisor if discrepancies are found.

  •     Identify, document and dispose of scrap.

  •     Must setup and load material into a bar feeder/bar loader.

  •     Step through program and make offsets to complete a part to print specifications.

  •     Verify revision levels on router and method sheets.

  •     Install appropriate tooling and touch off.

  •     Change inserts, drill boring bars, etc. when needed and return all usable tooling to the tool crib. Recycle all Carbide tooling.

  •     Troubleshoot any production issue in regards to machining and getting assistance for program related issues.

  •     Add hydraulic oil and/or cutting fluids to the machine(s) when needed.

  •     Make appropriate offsets and/or speed and feed adjustments to program if needed to maintain part quality.

  •     Train others and share knowledge

  •     Obey all safety rules and stop work if continuing is unsafe or will create an unsafe condition. Report all safety concerns immediately.

  •     Perform any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.



  •     Knowledge of CNC machine(s) setup

  •     Knowledge of inserts including wear characteristics, insert style (WNMG, VNMG, CCMT, etc), insert nose radius and grade of insert.

  •     Operate all aspects of the machines; (powering machines up and down, bar feed operation, restarts, faults, etc)

  •     Read and use calipers, micrometers and other measuring equipment

  •     Tooling knowledge and the ability to identify types of tooling and tooling wear characteristics

  •     Programming knowledge and ability

  •     Excellent communication skills required

  •     Act with the utmost integrity, professionalism and positive attitude.

  •     Must be a team player.



  •     High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of one (1) experience as a CNC Machinist II or equivalent

  •     Basic Shop Math

  •     Advanced blue print reading

  •     Geometrical Dimensioning & Tolerance

  •     Experience using Calipers, Micrometers, Height Stands and Bore Gages.

  •     Must clearly demonstrate ability to set up multiple machines and pass an assessment prior to moving to in LG6



    Basic Valve School- 30 days           


  •     While performing duties you may be required to stand, walk, stoop, bend, twist and/or lift up to 50 pounds throughout an entire shift. May be required to work more than 8 hours in a day or 40 hours in a week based on production needs.


  •     Exposed to manufacturing plant conditions and elements including but not limited to noise, dust, dirt, oil, and grease.

  •     PPE's will be required including safety glasses, ear plugs and/or safety shoes.

  •     May be required to work at different work stations as determined by business needs.

    Type: Permanent

    Reference ID: 363622

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