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CNC Set-Up Operator

Last Updated Date:  Jun 30, 2022

South Windsor, CT, US, 06074

Company:  HyAxiom

Job Information

The CNC Set-Up Operator is responsible for the set-up and maintenance of the CNC machining centers supporting molded component fabrication. Includes ability to start and re-start equipment after a machining cycle interruption. Requires in-depth knowledge of the machining center equipment to troubleshoot and restart, re-enable and repair a variety of stoppages and other machining difficulties on a variety of machines and equipment. Entails ability to interpret and translate 2D engineering designs and read machine program codes. Involves close interaction and periodic interchange with a variety of engineering disciplines and hourly functions. Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, quality-focused team environment is essential. Actively participate in process-improvement teams, and maintain a safe, clean and comfortable work environment.

Role & Responsibility

  • Under direction from supervisor, manufacturing engineer or lead, work from written and verbal instructions to perform duties to compete a wide variety of complicated machine set-ups.
  • Perform standard fabrication and assembly work to meet production schedules and manufacturing goals, as needed, and based on volume and priority of set-up requirements.
  • Set-up and load cutting tools, holding fixtures and materials on machine.
  • Read and interpret CNC programs. (Okuma & Fanuc controls, and with any changes going forward)
  • Perform quality checks during production runs by visually observing the condition of finished units from various machines.
  • Consider and propose improvised or new methods and recommend altered tooling and processes to meet/exceed engineering requirements for new and changed processes.
  • Assure others are exposed and trained to perform essential requirements of this role.
  • Continue to focus on professional self-development.

Job Requirement

Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • 5+ years of experience operating/setting-up CNC equipment
  • Experience in a manufacturing/factory environment

Knowledge & Skill

  • Machinist skills and abilities
  • Schematics, drawings and specification exposures
  • Machining program codes
  • Math and computer skills
  • Good communications and organizational skills



All personal information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Questions can be addressed through the HR department at (860) 727-2099

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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