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Machine Operator

Company: PEAK Technical Staffing USA
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

As a CNC Machinist, you ll setup and operate our CNC Milling Machines in the machining of forgings or stock to meet customer requirements and specifications. A successful CNC Machinist is a problem-solver and understands the importance of precision and quality. In order to become successful, you ll have to learn our products, customers, procedures and work collaboratively with other CNC Machinists and cross-functional teams to ensure product is manufactured to quality and customer specifications.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Receives work instructions, operation sheets, setup sheets, 1st piece and in-process check sheets from department supervision indicating such information as part and operation number to be performed
  • Sets up production machine units of various types and sizes by inserting necessary tooling, fixtures, etc., to machine by referring to setup sheets, manufacturing instruction sheets and/or from experience and supervisor guidance at times
  • Reads and interprets dimension drawings, sketches, tool setup sheets and manufacturing instructions in performing required machining operation and setups; Uses operational drawings to determine required dimensions, travels, and tolerance to be maintained
  • Selects, inserts, and fastens necessary tooling such as turning, drilling, boring, facing, grooving tools, etc., to hex and turret tool posts required for various machining operations; May mount fixtures to lathe, set and adjust taper turn attachments, set tracing or duplicating equipment when required; Uses various hand tools such as crescent, open end, spanner, Allen wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, mallets, and others in performing setups
  • Operates various types of production machines in the machining of forgings made from various types of metal such as carbon, stainless steel, chrome-nickel, Inconel, titanium, etc.; Machines forgings to close tolerance, e.g. +/- .001 and may be required to polish machined surfaces using proper abrasive to obtain required finishes conforming to customer specifications; Must keep control of chip identity along with stock expediter
  • Loads and unloads pieces manually or with hoist; Sets feeds and speeds on machine from manufacturing instruction sheets; Applies coolant lubricant and changes worn or damaged tools as required
  • Uses precision or standard measuring devices such as scales inside and outside micrometers, dial indicators, Vernier scales, fixed frame gauges or special gauges, profilometers, etc. to check machined dimensions and surface finishes conforming to customer prints and/or specifications
  • Exercises care in handling of material before or after machining operation

CNC Milling Machinist will also be cross-trained on turning machines

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of previous CNC Milling Machinist experience


  • Knowledge of basic machining principles and GD&T
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work with cross-functional teams and employees at all levels
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze and resolve difficult problems effectively and implement long-term solutions
  • Must be able to use hand tools, measuring instruments, and gauges to ensure proper setups and machining operations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to use hand tools, measuring instruments, and gauges to ensure proper setups and machining operations

Keywords: PEAK Technical Staffing USA, East Hartford , Machine Operator, Other , East Hartford, Connecticut

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