CNC Machinist/Operator


Located in Dowagiac, MI

Salary: $12.00 - $21.00 per hour (BOE)

CNC Machinist/Operator

  • Location: Dowagiac, MI
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Schedule: 3rd Shift
  • Pay/Salary:  $12.00 - $18.00/hr (BOE)

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Job Summary:

The CNC Machinist/Operator produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.  

Responsibilities/Duties of CNC Machinist/Operator:

  • Program mills and lathes by entering instructions
  • Set up mills and lathes
  • Verify settings by measuring positions
  • Take measurements
  • Detecting malfunctions
  • Troubleshooting processes
  • Adjusting and reprogramming controls
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements
  • Document actions by completing production and quality logs

Qualifications for CNC Machinist/Operator:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 1-2 years’ of previous experience in screw machine, mills, & lathe
  • Proven mechanical aptitude proved through documented experience or testing
  • Fundamental machining principles such as turning, milling & grinding.
  • Good conceptual skills
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to understand and use metric scales, micrometers, calipers, and optical comparators
  • Good reading & math skills for interpretation of technical documents used in the manufacturing process
  • Ability to understand and assist in process improvement
  • Excellent verbal/written communication
  • Experience in reading blueprints
  • Knowledge of tooling, coordination, and inventory control
  • Attention to detail

What Makes Express Employment Professionals Different?

Express Employment Professionals of Southwest Michigan is a local employment agency that has been helping people find jobs in Southwest Michigan since 2007.  Our goal is to find permanent, long-term positions at some of the best companies in our area. We want to help you find that perfect fit for your needs and abilities, and you'll never pay a fee for our services and support.

Express can place you in a wide range of jobs that meet your employment needs, including:

  • Light Industrial
  • Skilled Trades
  • Administrative
  • Professional

Benefits Available to Eligible Express Associates:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
  • Free Online Training
  • Chances to win cash and prizes!

For a complete listing of all open positions, visit our website Express Employment Professionals of SWMI, or like/follow us on Facebook.

Express Office: Saint Joseph
4070 Red Arrow Highway
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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