CNC T/C Setup/Program

Mukwonago, WI 53149

Post Date: 05/15/2018 Job ID: 488981 Industry: Trades/Skilled

Waukesha county precision machine shop needs your top skills as a CNC Turning Center Setup Programmer!



         Under the supervision of the Cell Leader and General Manager, the Machinist-Level 3 will begin to set-up with proper instruction and learn basic 3-axis programs; draw a part in CAD.

         Ability to set-up and adjust work holding devises.

         Able to understand machine types and their applications.

         Read refractometer to maintain proper concentration and coolant levels.

          In addition to setting tools and making offsets in tool page (Level-2), must also be able to load a program and establish work holding positions and make minor program edits.

         Edit individual tool feed rates to establish SFM (Surface Feet per Minute) and related chip loads.

         Read, interpret and understand blueprint specifications to methods of manufacturing (MOM) per routing.

         Identify when to replace dull tooling before catastrophic failure.

         Basic understanding of hard gauging checks on granite table.

         Completes any and all paperwork as required; Job Traveler, VISTA, etc.

         Follow all clean up and housekeeping procedures.

         Comply with all quality and safety regulations and procedures.



         Hold close tolerances.

         Work with various materials: Aluminum, Tungsten, Titanium and other alloys.

         Understand and comprehend industrial math.

         Strong knowledge of technical GD&T drawing reading skills.

         Must be able to understand quality standards and gauging.

         Physical Demands require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds intermittently.

         Ability to stand 100% of work day; occasionally bend or twist.


All shifts, 1st, 2nd, 3rd are available.

Up to $25/hr. based on experience

Full benefits

Air conditioned environment


If interested, please send resume to: or call 414-453-9545 for appointment.


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