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CNC Setup/Operator

Company: Gpac
Location: Buellton
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

CNC Setup/Operator

We are looking for a seasoned CNC setup/operator to join our team. We are a leader in our industry and are looking for someone who has extensive CNC setup skills, operation, part quality, tool longevity and leadership qualities. If you are looking for a new opportunity and have the skills, please read!


  • CNC experience with Horizontal Mills and possibly Lathes
    • Experience with Fanuc-controlled CNC machinery utilizing G & M code
    • The setting of work and tooling offsets including the use of wear geometry control (cutter compensation)
    • Use of Dial Indicators and Edge Finders
    • Cutting tool knowledge especially making judgment calls on when to replace machines as needed
    • Inspection equipment knowledge and correct use of
    • Solid work ethic and attendance
    • Experience being in a leadership role with oversight and being respectful of fellow employees in operator-type positions as well as being able to take instructions and complete tasks given by engineering position personnel.
      • Reads and interprets blueprints. Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
      • Verify in-house blueprints and drawings with detailed GD&T specifications for products and tooling designs.
      • Ability to write and edit programs manually.
      • Setup and operate CNC multi-axis Mills and/or CNC multi-axis Lathes: Properly and safely selects, aligns, secures, and removes multiple holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines as outlined in setup sheets. Recognizes, deploys, and properly uses inserts, fixtures, and tooling. Uses gauges and precision measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements. Drilling, boring, tapping, broaching, keyways, and threading.
      • Maintain strict tolerances of within .0005 plus or minus.
      • Works with MFG manager to do first run of parts and prototypes. Set up and run prototype parts on CNC machines.
      • Troubleshoot machining operations as problems arise.
      • Review machine operations based on blueprint specifications, and machining parameters.
      • Performs QA on first part and then periodically during run using calipers, height gauge, micrometers, depth gauges, and gauge pins.
      • Detect defects and check for adherence to blueprint specifications. Reports defective materials, tooling, equipment, or questionable conditions to management.
      • Correct mistakes immediately and takes measures to prevent it from happening again in the future.
      • Learn and use established practices, manual instructions and improve on them for subsequent operations to maximize department efficiency and productivity.
      • Evaluates experimental procedures and recommend change or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.
      • Learn, understand, and adhere to company policies and procedures.
      • Adhere to preventative maintenance, safety procedure requirements and over all cleanliness.
      • Implement and maintain 5S techniques.
        • 10+ years of CNC machining experience.
        • Strong working knowledge of tool offsets, speeds, and feeds for cutting various materials and multi-axis machines.
        • Strong problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, mechanical, and communication skills.
        • Leadership and organizational skills to meet daily demands for workflow.
        • Strong time management skills.
        • Punctual and able to commit to a 40+ hour work week, Hardworking and reliable.
          Benefits are available

          If you have these qualifications, understand the responsibilities and are looking for a new opportunity APPLY TODAY!

          You may contact me directly at E: PH: 605-679-9922

          All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: Gpac, Santa Maria , CNC Setup/Operator, Other , Buellton, California

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