Set Up CNC Machinist


Located in Kalispell, MT

Salary: $30

Express Employment Professionals is hiring a Set-Up CNC Machinist for a local Flathead Valley company!

Work schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


  • The primary function of the Machinist Level 2 Setup Machinist is to setup a job (parts) on CNC Machine/s and to ensure the parts are in “compliance” per the drawing and manufacturing inspection plan. 
  • First priority is “setting up” parts/components on the CNC Machines per the work order and set-up sheets. 
  • It is the Machinist Level 2 Setup Machinist’s responsibility to communicate with his/her “mirror” co-worker (on the other shift) to ensure parts are running well, and the paper work is proper order ONCE the part has been set-up and confirmed a “in-tolerance part”.
    Inspect parts per manufacturing inspection plan (MIP) and accurately record all results on the MIP document as parts come off the CNC’s. 
  • It is the responsibility of the Operator to use proper inspection tools, methods, and protocol when inspecting parts/components. Communication with the Shop Floor Manager, Production Manager, or Programmer (when necessary) and Compliance Specialist is an expectation when running the initial set-up and ultimately production parts.
  • Tag and document all nonconformance parts per the AS9100 procedures/work instructions. 
    Keep shop floor clean and professional. Putting tooling away, keeping work surfaces clean and organized, keeping CNC machines clean of chips, wiping oil/grease off machines, sweeping/mopping floor, and general cleaning


  • Previous set up machining experience
  • Previous experience operating a lathe
  • Must be able to set up parts in compliance per the drawing and MIP (manufacturing inspection plan)
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs

Take the first step to success and Apply Online Now or call Express Employment Professionals at 406-257-2255 to get started today!

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Express Office: Kalispell
4 Sunset Plaza
Suite 101
Kalispell, MT 59901
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