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2nd Shift 1A CNC Machinist

Job Description

Position1A Machine Operator
Reports ToManufacturing Leader
Location/BusinessCudahy, WI / Milwaukee Cylinder


This position requires the set up and operation of one or more manual and/or numerically controlled vertical and turning machining centers. You will use your expert knowledge to set up and operate machines that are capable of forming, polishing, bending, and cutting raw metal into finished parts. The work is performed in a cellular production environment requiring machinists to run one or more machines


  • Run production parts in an efficient manner to achieve targets set by management.
  • Correctly use precision measuring equipment and gauges in order to produce quality parts within approved tolerances.
  • Find and use programs and other electronic documents, including making minor edits to CNC programs (such as speeds, feeds, offsets, x and z movements, etc.).
  • Remove burrs on components created during machining.
  • Work with engineers to improve processes, tooling and programs (as directed by management).
  • Correctly use all appropriate Personal Protective Equipment and follow company safety policy.
  • Participate in SQDC (safety, quality, delivery, and cost) meetings.
  • Perform material handling and inventory control for product in designated area.
  • Provide training and instruction to other employees (as directed by management).
  • Maintain manual and electronic records.
  • Conduct TPM (total preventative maintenance).
  • Perform floor maintenance, general housekeeping, chip removal, and the disposal of garbage

Qualified candidates must know how to use the following information and equipment:

  • Data terminals and personal computers.
  • Handbooks, charts, manuals, specification sheets, operation sheets, setup sheets.
  • Measuring (quality) equipment including but not limited to gauges, calipers, micrometers, scales, indicators and other items necessary to complete the manufacturing of parts.
  • Manual and power hand tools.
  • Stand-up and sit-down fork lifts.


  • Able to read blueprints, including knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) system.
  • Knowledge of G&M program codes.
  • Math skills (equations, formulas, fractions, etc.).
  • Some knowledge of PC’s or other types of electronic equipment that may be needed for timekeeping, labor time collection, job tracking or any other types of automatic data collection.
  • Good eye-hand coordination, attention to detail, and communication skills.
  • Team player, responsible and result oriented.
  • Ability to walk/climb to a variety of work locations, sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions.
  • Ability to follow precise instructions.
  • Ability to lift work materials up to 50 lbs. in weight.

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