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CNC Set Up/Machinist

Company: Armstrong Mold Corporation
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Armstrong Rapid Manufacturing has been in business for over 51 years in the East Syracuse NY area. Armstrong specializes in both prototyped and low volume production machined castings. Armstrong has a benefit package that includes paid holidays, bonus and referral programs, paid vacation, 401K, 100% company paid life insurance, supplemental short term disability insurance, dental, medical, accident, cancer and critical care insurance. Our website is and it shows many of the exciting aspects of our company! Take a look!

Summary/Objective : Sets Up CNC milling machines and produces machined parts by operating a computer numerical control (CNC) milling machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Sets up and operates one or more of a variety of CNC machines.
  • Troubleshoots CNC issues as they may be related to set-up as necessary.
  • At specified frequencies, uses a variety of hand inspection tools such as but not limited to micrometers, calipers, indicators etc. to compare a part dimensions with the blueprint or process and records the data on the required paperwork.
  • Notifies the supervisor of any operations problems promptly.
  • Verifies counts against the job traveler paperwork and completes all required reports and records daily.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Adheres to all safety policies and practices, consistently uses personal protective equipment, and practices good housekeeping.
  • Maintains regular on time attendance and adheres to company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct.
  • Applies classroom and on the job post training information, knowledge, skills, and abilities consistently in a quality oriented manner (wherein the KSAs are part of the jobs tasks, duties and other tasks as requested).
  • Performs other tasks as directed including deburring parts and performing other operations during cycle.
    Educational, Experience Based, and Skill Qualifications
    • Technical, BOCES, or high school graduate with experience in blueprint reading, using measuring instruments, and manual or CNC machine center operation or equivalent.
    • 3 years experience setting up CNC machines, preferably horizontal milling machines,
    • Ability to read prints, diagrams, and use micrometer, verniers, calipers, and gauges.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Conceptual Skills, Process Improvement, Verbal Communication, Functional and Technical Skills, Controls and Instrumentation, Supply Management, Tooling, Coordination, Inventory Control, Attention to Detail, Judgment Physical Requirements

      Ability to walk, remain on feet for extended time periods, reach, stoop. Kneel and lift up to an including 35 pounds as needed.

      Armstrong is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected status. EOE

Keywords: Armstrong Mold Corporation, Syracuse , CNC Set Up/Machinist, Other , Syracuse, New York

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