CNC Machinist II OR III - 2nd shift - Swiss - $2,500 Sign On Bonus in Kenosha, WI at Tecomet

Date Posted: 2/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CNC Machinist II or III produces machined parts by operating, setting up computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.  May be required to perform some programming. The role requires the above to be accomplished within Tecomet principles of continuous improvement, customer driven innovation and a win first culture, while meeting company financial and other performance metrics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate, set up, and could program CNC machines within specified tolerances following work instructions and in accordance with machine programs and engineering drawings; 
  • Propose new production Set ups and change offsets/tooling in machines as part of the new setup; 
  • Perform difficult CNC Machinist work including progressive machining of a variety of parts and different metals where very close tolerances must be maintained; 
  • Read and evaluate blue prints or specifications; 
  • Troubleshoot and understand CNC programs and processes ;
  • Improve and produce work Instructions; 
  • Assist Engineering with redesigning fixtures to increase quality standards and productivity, change dull tooling, and/or make minor offsets and adjustments as needed for tooling wear; 
  • Ensure product quality is achieved by working to operator owned quality (OOQ) standards and requirements including using a range of measuring equipment and interpreting readings; 
  • Propose adjusted speeds and feeds for different machining requirements; 
  • Perform routine maintenance as per daily machine checklist and adhere to PM schedule; 
  • Perform hand finishing; 
  • Follow Good Manufacturing and Good Document Practices (GMP/GDP) at all times including completion of job routers/ cards; 
  • Ensure safe working practices are carried out to minimize risks to the job holder and/or colleagues, including identifying and reporting Safety, Health & Environmental issues; 
  • Achieve set productivity targets and identify ways of improving productivity; 
  • Record all activities in a timely manner on the job tracking system; 
  • Identify and support Continuous Improvement activities; 
  • Identify and escalate manufacturing issues to the Team Leader and/or Supervisor, participating in the resolution as required; 
  • Maintain 5S/housekeeping standards within work area; 
  • Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned by supervisor;

Qualification Requirements

Educational/Training Requirement:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); Associates degree/certificate in Tooling & Machining or Machinist apprenticeship preferred  


  • Experience of working on Swiss CNC 
  • 5-7 years operation, set up and programming of CNC Machine

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate, set up, and maintain a CNC Machine 
  • Ability to run multiple CNC Machines 
  • Ability to set up, adjust offsets and operate and run development and production jobs 
  • Ability to program with some level of supervision 
  • Solid necessary math skills, including measuring and keeping count records 
  • Effective at planning, prioritizing and organizing tasks and activities with the ability to deal with competing demands within specified timescales 
  • Able to read and follow technical drawings and diagrammed instructions 
  • Proven record of quality, on-time production runs 
  • Demonstrable commitment to safety at all times 
  • Attention to detail alongside ability to perform repeatable task over a prolonged period of time 
  • Positive attitude, reliable, and a team player 
  • Problem solving ability 
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal 
  • Solid computer skills 
  • Ability to train new or lower level machinist

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