CNC Operator

Harlingen, TX 78550 | Temp To Hire

Post Date: 03/05/2018 Job ID: 44419 Industry: Machine Operator Pay Rate: $10.00

(3) CNC Operators--Harlingen, TX 78550

TPI Staffing in Harlingen is hiring a few candidates experienced or trained with cnc machining. Experience includes knowledgeable to properly use caliper, CNC machining and blue print reading. Conducts setup and operation of CNC equipment, inspects machined features to maintain quality, adjusts machine and changes perishable tooling. This assignment is TEMPORARY for a few weeks. First few weeks of training will be first shift 40 hours each week and then all employees will switch to 2nd shift 2:30pm-11:00pm. OT Available on some Fridays, paying $10.00/hr. This is a great opportunity for your students to gain experience!

Want to be considered for this opening? Candidates already registered with us, please send an updated resume to and reference job #44419. If you are not already registered, please apply by clicking the "Apply Online" button. You only need to apply once to be considered for all of our job openings or walk ins are welcome at 5801 East Harrison, Harlingen, TX 78550, M-F, 9am-3pm! Feel free to call (956)430-2595 for any additional information.


  • Conducts safe and timely CNC equipment setup using the Setup Checklist.
  • Operates CNC and manual equipment to meet production requirements.
  • Makes minor program edits.
  • Adjusts machine to maintain product quality.
  • Informs the Team Leader/Supervisor of any operating or material condition that would interfere with quality/quantity production.
  • Performs routine operator maintenance and operational checks on all tools and equipment utilized, to include: tool sharpening, machine oiling, fluid level/air pressure checks, safety switch functioning etc.
  • Performs dimensional and attribute product inspections to ensure quality product is produced including 1st Article Inspection.
  • Conducts tool setup.
  • Changes perishable tooling that is worn or damaged.
  • Insures timely flow of parts through the machine shop by following set procedures. Makes suggestions for alternate responsibilities when application allows additional internal time.
  • Meets cycle time rates established for specific part numbers.
  • Reads and interprets machine shop blueprints.
  • Accurately uses measurement tools such as micrometers, verniers, height gage, bore gage, and attribute style gages.
  • Segregates and periodically disposes of scrap material into approved collection containers.
  • Follows all 5S practices and supports lean activities, as well as safety regulations policies and procedures.
  • Trains operators to run jobs.


  • High School/GED
  • Ability to read and write needed to comply with written instructions and complete departmental paperwork.
  • Ability to interpret/utilize shop floor documentation
  • Ability to set up and operate basic, manual metal fabrication machines
  • Ability to utilize calibrated precision measuring instruments
  • Ability to perform in-process inspection
  • Ability to do a visual inspection of product (Class A, B, C)
  • Ability to perform basic machine maintenance per TPM procedures and schedules
  • Ability to provide training to other employees
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Lotus Notes, JDE, SAP, Great Plains, HFM, PeopleSoft Preferred

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