General Characteristics and purpose
Prepares and operates a computer numerical controlled (CNC) machine used in the production of parts.
Has knowledge on the operation of machine equipment and ensures that the machine works as programmed.
Selects tools required to produce parts and prepares machines.
Loads parts onto fixtures and performs machining operation.
Checks finished part against blueprint, debugs and submits for approval.
Operates assigned (CNC) machine, or may work a related group of (CNC) machines of similar complexity.
Understands working properties of common metals, reads blueprints.
Unload finished products from the machine.
Maintain a clean, well-organized workstation.
May perform minor adjustments to machine and operating procedures to maintain quality.
May coach less experienced CNC operators.