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CNC Operator

  • Ref: 298786
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Thomaston, CT
  • Industry: Aerospace / Defense Parts Manufacturing
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $31.00 - 33.00

Opportunity Description

A successful CNC Operator for this role will have  Four and/or Five 5 Axis machining experience, preferably some Five Axis CNC operating experience. You must know how to read 2D blueprints / drawings with ASME Y14.5 GD&T.


Job Duties

  • Set up and operation of DMG DMC 125 FDS duoBLOCK five axis mill-turn center with Siemens control
  • Interface directly with management to envision, design, and create fixtures and programs for a Siemens controlled DMG DMC125FDS Five Axis Mill
  • Ability to read 2D blueprints/drawings with ASME Y14.5 GD&T
  • Proficient at tool presetting, experience with an automated pre-setter a plus
  • Single point accountability for all aspects of set-up, operation, and quality
  • Troubleshoot set-up and operational issues
  • Develop and maintain tool data and set-up sheets
  • Experience with castings and large work pieces a plus
  • Strive for and maximize spindle time, efficiency, and quality on a daily basis
  • Maintenance of equipment including:
  • Reporting of any issues and necessary repairs



High School 

Experience & Skills Required

  • 10+ years Machining Experience
  • 2+ years of experience setting up and operating 4 and/or 5 axis mills
  • Five Axis Machining
  • Vertical and Horizontal Machining
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances Per ASME Y14.5
  • Experience with inspection and all related metrology tools including micrometers, calipers, height gages, and optical comparators.
  • Ability to work tolerances of +/- .00025"
  • High School or GED
  • Must be U.S. Citizen due to government contracts
  • Lean Experience is a plus

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