Details for CNC MACHINE OPERATOR (2nd & 3rd shifts only)

CNC MACHINE OPERATOR (2nd & 3rd shifts only)  


Operates conventional, special-purpose and CNC/NC machines and machining centers to cut, shape or form metal product pieces. The CNC Machinist is responsible for CNC machine operations, quality and control/inspections.

• Reviews process book and specifications to determine set up procedure. Sets up milling machines, lathes, CNC/NC machines for dimensions, tolerances and operation sequence of common products.

• Enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.

• Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, CNC, and NC machines.

• Assembles cutting tools in tool holders and positions tool holders in machine spindles as specified, using hand tools, or inserts cutting tools in specified machine magazines.

• Loads and unloads pieces to be machined, using hoists and hand tools to lift and secure on machining table.

• Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.

• Verifies dimensions and alignments of finished piece, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks.

• Tags or stamps finished pieces. Records production information for pieces run on Process and Log sheets.

• Cleans finished pieces using washing machine, deburring equipment such as files, die grinders and hand grinders. Stacks finished pieces on pallets or places in tubs.

Skill and Education Requirements

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.

• Machinist and CNC experience required.

Starting wage is commensurate upon experience.

We offer:

• Choice of Medical Insurance Packages

• Dental & Vision Insurance Plan

• Skill Base Pay System

• Life & Disability insurance

• Health Care & Dependent Care Flex Spending Accounts

• 401K, vacation, floaters, holidays & uniforms

If you meet our qualifications please apply in person or send your resume to:

Blackhawk Engineering, Inc.

118 Blackhawk Lane

Cedar Falls, IA 50613



Post employment drug screen and physical required.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability






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