CNC Machinist

Arlington, TX

Post Date: 06/21/2017 Job ID: 42938 Industry: Machine Operator Pay Rate: $16-$20

CNC Machine Operator Arlington, TX 76001

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Operates a variety of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, and precision grinders to make metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions. Interprets blueprints, sketches, and engineering specifications. Uses a variety of machinist s hand tools and precision measuring instruments. Makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds. Measures, marks and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining. Fits and assembles precision parts into mechanical equipment, and equipment required. Some machines may be numerically controlled. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

This position is a DIRECT HIRE, paying $16-$20/hr. Shift Available: 6pm-6am- N1 (Sun-Tuesday) work 34.5 hours get paid for 40.
N2- (Wednesday-Saturday) 46 hours


  • Observe and implement Lean Manufacturing methods in all job assignments.
  • Maintain spindle turning at maximum at all times.
  • Higher level machinists may set-up first run parts for Machinist 1 and 2.
  • Ensure parts and tools are loaded correctly and that quality is consistently maintained throughout the assignment.
  • Change and adjust cutters under supervision as instructed; higher level machinists may set up work unsupervised and may instruct others in this practice.
  • Learn and adhere to Primus policies and procedures, particularly BQMS standards directly related to the work center.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • There may be additional responsibilities for higher level machinists.


  • Knowledge of general machining processes using a wide variety of machine tools.
  • Machinist 2 year Certificate preferred.
  • Understanding of CNC type machines and the processes they use, such as set-ups, monitoring, change-outs, etc.
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing work area practices including 5-S, Visual Controls, Standard Work, work center metrics, and continuous improvement processes and supports team members in these processes as directed by the Master Machinist.
  • Blueprint reading and machining related math skills.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Ability to professionally communicate and work cooperatively with others.
  • Basic English language skills and ability to read, follow, and interpret work instructions.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn and at times teach others.
  • There may be additional requirements for higher level machinists.

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