CNC Machinist


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Located in Redford, MI

Salary: $29+/hr based on exp

Job Description: Our client, a job shop in Redford , is seeking a CNC Operator Machinist to join their metal manufacturing team. This position is responsible for producing 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.

Location: Redford, MI

Pay Rate: $29+/hr. Based on experience

Position Type: Full Time

Shift: First Shift 7:00am – 3:30pm Monday-Friday, Immediate Availability, Permanent

Job Duties:

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials and specifications.
  • For material not supplied, plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available and anticipating needed stock.
  • Programs vertical mills by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs. Also, using GibbsCam software to create 2D and 3D cutter paths.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer''s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Qualifications: Ideal candidate will be able to perform and possess the following:

Strong experience with GibbsCam software and Fadal vertical CNC milling machines. Conceptual Skills, Process Improvement, Verbal Communication, Functional and Technical Skills, Controls and Instrumentation, Supply Management, Tooling, Coordination, Inventory Control, Attention to Detail, Judgment

Required Tools: In order to successfully preform this job, the candidate must have the following tools:

  • Tool box
  • Files, Flat & Round
  • Micrometers 0-1" (minimum)
  • Vernier caliper, 0-6”. (Digital Mitutoyo''s are great)
  • 4 piece combination square set.
  • Edge finder
  • Telescoping mirror
  • Horizontal test dial indicator, .0005”graduation.
  • Wrenches metric and standard
  • Allen wrenches w/ball end metric and standard.
  • Tape measure
  • 6" scale
  • Ball-peen hammer
  • Center and prick punches.
  • Soft Face Hammer
  • 1-2-3 Blocks

How to apply:

  • If you are interested in this position, please complete an online application on our website and submit it to the Royal Oak, Michigan, location.
  • Resumes may be emailed to After you complete the application and/or email your resume, please contact our office 248-545-7377 to follow up.

About Express Employment Professionals:

Express Employment Professionals does not charge a fee for our services; we are a Human Resource Solutions company assisting business in locating outstanding talent! We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, life insurance, and 401k.

Express Office: Royal Oak
410 Cambridge Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
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