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CNC Machine Operator (2nd Shift)

Muskegon, MI 49441

Posted: 04/12/24 Employment Type: Temp To Full-Time Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 129374 Pay Rate: $17.5 / hour

Job Description

We are looking for a CNC Machine Operator for an established company in the Muskegon, MI area who can set-up, operate, and maintain machinery, usually in a manufacturing setting. They are responsible for ensuring the machine produces high-quality products, runs smoothly and at capacity, and is properly maintained.


Job Duties of the CNC Machine Operator:

  • Adjust machine controls and change tool settings to keep dimensions within specified tolerances.

  • Replace worn tools, and sharpen dull cutting tools and dies, using bench grinders or cutter-grinding machines.

  • Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators.

  • Start lathe or turning machines and observe operations to ensure that specifications are met.

  • Position, secure, and align cutting tools in toolholders on machines, using hand tools, and verify their positions with measuring instruments.

  • Crank machines through cycles, stopping to adjust tool positions and machine controls to ensure specified timing, clearances, and tolerances.

  • Study blueprints, layouts or charts, and job orders for information on specifications and tooling instructions, and to determine material requirements and operational sequences.

  • Select cutting tools and tooling instructions, according to written specifications or knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.

  • Move controls to set cutting speeds and depths and feed rates, and to position tools in relation to workpieces.

  • Refill, change, and monitor the level of fluids, such as oil and coolant, in machines.

  • Install holding fixtures, cams, gears, and stops to control stock and tool movement, using hand tools, power tools, and measuring instruments.

  • Compute unspecified dimensions and machine settings, using knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.

  • Lift metal stock or workpieces manually or using hoists, and position and secure them in machines, using fasteners and hand tools.

  • Move toolholders manually or by turning handwheels, or engage automatic feeding mechanisms to feed tools to and along workpieces.

  • Turn valve handles to direct the flow of coolant onto work areas or to coat disks with spinning compounds.



Skills and Qualifications of the CNC Machine Operator:

  • At least 1 year in a manufacturing setting

  • The ability to stand for 8+ hours a day

  • Resume and potential interview with the company



Benefits once hired in! (Benefits become effective the first of the month following date of hire):

  • Air Conditioning in the summertime.

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time off

  • Health Insurance W/Company Paying 75% of Employees Premiums

  • Health Insurance

  • Medical - Priority Health

  • Dental - MetLife

  • Vision - MetLife

  • Life/AD&D - Equitable - 100% Company Paid

  • Short Term Disability - Equitable - 100% Company Paid

  • Voluntary Life AD&D - Equitable - 100% Employee Paid

  • Voluntary Long Term Disability - Equitable - 100% Employee Paid

  • AFLAC - 100% Employee Paid

  • 401(k)

  • Vacation - Eligible for 40 hours of vacation and 40 hours of PTO (sick time) upon hire (assuming completed 90 days as temp). These hours are pro-rated on an annual calendar beginning January 1.



This is a drug-free workplace. All candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and be willing to submit to a national background check.

If you're interested in this position, please apply with a complete resume and work history.

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