CNC Operator- Become Programmed with us!


Located in Hoquiam, WA

Salary: $25.00-$30.00/hr

CNC operator needed for local company.  The CNC operator will program, set up and operate CNC machines and machining centers to efficiently produce components that meet specified requirements.


  • Production of repeat parts:

    Review the engineering drawing to verify that the set up sheet and program apply to the current revision level.

    Set up and operate CNC machine centers in accordance with established Set Up Sheets on file for production parts. 

    Verify that parts produced comply with specified requirements through first part inspection and routine production inspections as required. 

    Where appropriate, offer suggestions for changes to established Set Up Sheets that will improve the quality of the parts or reduce the time required to produce them.

    Where no Set Up Sheet exists (one-off and R & D parts):

    Examine input information (engineering drawings, sketches, sample parts) to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished part, sequence of operations and setup requirements.

    Create a program and setup sheet.

    Select, align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and material to ensure the work is properly positioned and securely held.

    Calculate and set controls to regulate factors such as speed, feed rate, coolant flow and depth and angle of cut.

    Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions and any process errors that would produce unacceptable (out of tolerance) parts.  Where machine or process issues arise, take appropriate corrective action. 

    Confer with engineering and/or production personnel to resolve manufacturing or assembly issues.

    Verify, through a systematic inspection that finished part conforms to specified requirements.   

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: AA degree in Machining Technology, or three years related experience and/or training,  or equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Ways To Apply: (choose one)

  • Call our office 360-533-6755
  • Visit our office 601 W. Wishkah St. Aberdeen, WA 98520

Benefits Available to Eligible Express Associates:

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Holiday Pay (6 Days Observed)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Vision/Eyewear Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Reimbursement
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Referral Bonuses

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Express Office: Aberdeen
601 West Wishkah Street
Aberdeen, WA 98520
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