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CNC Machine Operator

Job in Portage - Porter County - IN Indiana - USA
Company: Konrady Plastics
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-04
Job specializations:
  • Manufacturing
    Machine Operator, Manufacturing Production, Manufacturing Technology, CNC Machinist
  • Industrial
    Machine Operator, CNC Machinist
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

Scope Operate and maintain various machines such as CNC lathe, mill, and routing engine machines. This position may also serve as a backup for the Lead CNC Machinist. This is a skilled position which requires previous experience and relevant certifications and/or degrees. Shift hours for CNC Lathe Machinists can vary from day to night, depending on the project and workload KPI has at any given time.

Please Note - The Job Summary, General Responsibilities, Job Qualifications, and Skills for this position may change - at any time, for any reason - as deemed necessary by the Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O.). The below information is the overall scope within this position, but it is not limited to the following:

General Responsibilities

- Ability to program, operate, and trouble shoot CNC, mill, or router lathes.

- Ability to work from blueprints, drawings, and procedures.

- Capable of setting up and operating CNC machines independently.

- Ability to perform quality checks using Verniers, micrometers, ring and pin gauges, and plugs.

- Understands and properly operates FANUC controls.

- Ability to follow oral and written English instructions and basic reading, writing, and math skills.

- Perform, set up, operate, and maintain manual drill, press, engine, and turret lathes and milling machine.

- Sets up, adjusts, or operates basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations.

- Aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.

- Measures, examines, or tests completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to KPI specifications, using precision instruments.

- Monitors the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.

- Maintains machine tools as well as the coolant/oil levels are each in proper operational condition.

- Studies sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.

- Ability to operate and maintain up to two (2) CNC lathes simultaneously.

- Diagnoses machine tool malfunctions to determine need for adjustments or repairs.

- Confers with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.

- Capable of lifting 45lbs.

- Ability to read and understand part programs.

- Willingness to work in a team-based environment and has a commitment to continuous learning.

- Has an overall understanding of ISO standards.

- Complies with all OSHA and KPI safety rules.

Job Qualifications

  • Completion of apprenticeship program and/or college/technical school training program preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of experience as machinist


  • Mastercam Programming
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Coordination
  • Time Management
Company Description

Established privately held manufacturer of precision machined parts of all varieties of plastic.

Distributor of plastic sheet, rod and tube.

Fast paced environment

Opportunity for advancement

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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