US/Canada Job #13416

CNC Machine Setup/Operator



Job Type

Date Posted

June 22, 2024



Posted By

Marty Bade

CNC Machine Setup/Operator Job Description

CNC Machine Setup/Operator

CNC Machine Setup/Operator Job Description

    The selected CNC Machine Setup/Operator will be responsible for the  setup, operation, and tending of various machine tools that remove excess material from surfaces, sharpen edges or corners, and buff, hone, or polish glass work pieces. 

CNC Machine Setup/Operator Job Responsibilities:

  • Select which machine tooling to be used, using knowledge of machine and production requirements. 
  • Mount and position tools in machine chucks, spindles, or other tool holding devices, using hand tools.
  • Compute machine indexations and settings for specified dimensions and base reference points. 
  • Determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect those outcomes.
  • Observe machine operations to detect any problems and make necessary adjustments to correct those problems.
  • Inspect and measure finished work pieces to determine conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as gauges or micrometers.


CNC Machine Setup/Operator Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • ITAR compliant authorized to work in the United States.
  • Proficient with computer aided design CAD/CAM software.
  • Experienced with ASME Y14.5 and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 
  • Familiar with ERP software, industrial control software, as well as inventory management software
  • Experience with lathes, grinding, slicing, and machining of optics 
  • Must be highly self-motivated, a team player, and able to work autonomously 

TriMech Services is an engineering resource provider specializing in the placement of qualified technical candidates for both temporary and direct hire opportunities. TriMech Services offers a unique approach to matching the specialized skill sets of our candidates to our clients engineering specific requirements. For more information, please visit our website at






Call 888.874.6324 to speak with TriMech Client Executive Marty Bade about this role and related job opportunities.

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