Machinist - CNC Setup Machinist Mill


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Located in Albertville, MN

Express Employment Professionals in Albertville has partnered with a local Machine Shop in the Albertville area that is an equal opportunity employer. CNC Mill Setup Machinist – MILL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. This is a day shift, direct hire position paying $22 - $32/hr.  Excellent benefits 401(k) 3%, Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Life insurance and PTO

We are looking for dependable, innovative candidates with the ability to Program, setup and operate CNC Mill machines in a productive and safe manner. This is a level A machinist; a higher level of responsibility is required for meeting quality and productivity goals daily. You will be setting up and running Fortune CNC Mills with Fanuc Controls. Must have extensive experience setting these machines up. This position is for highly experienced and self-sufficient mill machinists only. 4-6 years of experience required.


Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding of safety rules and regulations to prevent unsafe set-ups, operations, or acts which might cause injury to self, others, environment or equipment
  • Must read and understand tooling requirements, operational layouts, job packets, CNC programs and blueprints for parts being run (including geometric tolerance). This includes understanding of dimensions and tolerances of finished
  • Operate machines in the department, including select and align tooling, fixtures and attachments for machining
  • Set-up and operate CNC machine on trial runoff new products and tooling to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data
  • Creating a setup sheet, tool list, and picture library of the machined part for all employees to access and use for future operations
  • Maintaining of 5S program and general organization of the work area and shop
  • Make recommendations for trying new tooling, adjust tools and replace as needed
  • Work with lead to maintain all tooling so that adequate supplies are in stock, organized and available when needed
  • Consistently look for ways to improve a current process, make recommendations based on machining knowledge or seek outside resources to obtain further knowledge
  • Perform basic maintenance of machines as required and keep supervisors informed of necessary maintenance beyond minimal operator ability
  • Use of comparator, CMM, gages and related test instruments
  • Perform necessary side operations during machine cycle time as required (i.e., deburring)
  • Seeking out additional tasks to help the overall team to complete a project
  • It is expected that there will be little or no idle time in a cell or an area in the machine shop. Look for ways to improve a current process, perform other tasks or clean the area during machine cycle times
  • Provide peer training, coaching and assistance to other operators

Education or Certifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Combination of experience and education. 2 year degree in Machining Technology or CNC Machining trade and 4 years of years of CNC machining experience in milling or 6 years of CNC Machining experience in milling.


Express Office: Albertville
11011 61st Street Northeast
Suite 125
Albertville, MN 55301
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