Machine Center Operator (2nd & 3rd) (West Bend)

  • Metalcraft of Mayville
  • West Bend, WI, USA
  • Sep 20, 2019

Job Description

Metalcraft of Mayville

Machine Center Operator (2nd & 3rd) (West Bend)

US-WI-West Bend

Job ID: 2019-1645
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Manufacturing
Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc


These are 2nd and 3rd Shift positions. $2000 Shift Bonus

Reporting to the Machine Center Manager, the Machine Center operator produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies. Some experience preffered but willing to train the rignht candiate.


  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock.
  • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


· Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Ability to efficiently work in a team and coordinate work with other departments.

· Aptitude to take orders and execute the same efficiently

· High school degree, diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from is accredited institution.

· Demonstrated detail orientation, self motivation skills and ability to multi-task


· Knowledge of blueprints and specifications for machinery preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.