CNC Vertical/Horizontal Machinist

Position Summary: Setup & Operate CNC Vertical and Horizontal Machining Centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the following duties.

Key Objectives and Expected Outcome:

  • Setup and operate CNC Mills – Utilize knowledge of working properties and machining processes for a wide variety of materials such as stainless steel, Monel, Hastalloy, other nickel alloys, cast iron, carbon steel, bronze, aluminum, plastics, etc.
  • Manufacture components within the allotted time estimates provided on job travelers.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with products and service.
  • Make process recommendations for improved efficiency and works with the CNC Programmer to optimize processes, programs and cutting tools.
  • Take a proactive approach to continuous improvement including productivity, quality, safety, environmental and ergonomics.
  • Essential Job Functions:
  • Setup, and operate Horizontal & Vertical Machining Centers with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient Knowledge of G&M Codes with the ability to perform manual CNC program edits as required to complete job work scope.
  • Read and interpret customer drawings with an understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances per ANSI Y-14.5.
  • Inspect work produced (1st piece and in-process inspection) using precision measuring equipment including: micrometers, bore gauges, dial calipers, or other measuring instruments to verify conformance to specifications. Maintain tolerance as close as 0.0005”.
  • Where required, document inspection results on supplied IDS Sheets and/or Inspection Prints.
  • May be required to operate multiple machines simultaneously.
  • Keep equipment (machine, gauging, tooling, etc) clean and well maintained and maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Follow preventative maintenance procedures on equipment as prescribed by supervisor and report operating difficulties of equipment.
  • Document daily activities to assure performance in accordance with job standards.
  • Work effectively with peers and management in a team-oriented environment, assisting/training other employees as required.
  • Willing to work overtime when needed to satisfy customer requirements.
  • Employee may be required to operate forklifts and have the ability to safely rig and handle product up to 4 tons.
  • Must be able to stand, twist, bend, and repeatedly lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to use hands and vision to complete coordinated actions.
  • Work practices to be in accordance with Company Policies including, but not limited to attendance, confidentiality, safety and substance abuse.
  • The employee may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job related tasks as required, subject to applicable state and federal law.

These qualifications are a plus, but not required:

  • Mastercam Programming experience.
  • CNC Lathe and/or CNC Vertical Turret Lathe experience.
  • Experience working in an ISO-9001 or AS9100 Quality Environment.

Billet Industries is a team-oriented, fast-paced, high demand environment. Ideal candidate would be self motivated, life-long learner, who is very detail oriented and focused on continuous improvement. Pre-hire employment testing may be performed to determine if candidate fits this profile.

Billet Industries offers a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, life insurance, vacation/personal time, 10-paid holidays, 401(K) with highly competitive company match and profit sharing, along with a clean climate controlled working environment. This position reports to the Manufacturing Manager with an FLSA non-exempt status.

Billet Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, veteran status, disability or handicap. To Apply: Please submit your resume to

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