NC Gantry Mill Operator - (1st Shift) act

Starting wage is $32.98/hour
Skilled Trades

NC Gantry Mill Operator - (1st Shift) act


Key Job Responsibilities

Directs and helps set up and operates a CNC controlled boring, milling and drilling machine; performing all machining operations possible on this machine tool.

Receives work assignment; secures drawings, program & work instructions; determines tools, fixtures, & machining requirements such as speeds, feeds, & dimensions; determines sequence of operations when required; keeps cutting tools in proper working condition. Presets tools, loads them in tool changer.

Helps hitch & with aid of OHC, positions work piece on floor plate. Directs helper and assists setting up work piece; makes close measurements and uses appropriate shims, fixtures, parallels, jacks, clamps, etc. to locate piece to predetermined points from end, top & side of the floor plate as directed by the work instructions and/or Technical support.

Downloads program into control and performs all machining operations. Manually deburrs and inspects work pieces to print tolerances using, machine probe, manual inspection tools and gauges.

Selects proper cutting tools and attachments as needed and secures to bar or spindle; sets speeds and feeds or may feed tool manually into cut; adjusts coolant; observes operation closely; checks dimensions and makes adjustments as needed.

Directs helper to gather all tooling and fixtures required in advance of next operation. Verifies and documents machined part per the print. Then removes piece from table and cleans table of all chips and coolant as required. Applies rust preventative to machined surfaces. Maintains tooling and set up equipment.

Performs very close tolerance machining operations such as milling, boring, drilling, reaming, tapping, facing, and keyway milling on parts. Notifies Team Lead or Technical Services and/or Production Supervisor for any process improvements.

Dresses, grinds, or sharpens own tools as needed; lubricates machine and assists with cleaning and repair of own machine when required.


Previous CNC Machine Operation.   Prior Gantry Mill experience is preferred.    

Must be able to communicate well within a team structure.

Available for work approximately 40 hours per week.

Ability to work 1st Shift.

Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and be flexible.

Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality-always.

Team oriented.

May be asked to work weekends. Ability to work weekends as needed.

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