CNC Machinist

Longview, TX
Job Type
Full Time
Pay Rate
High School


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Job Description

Responsible for making tooling parts and revisions through the programming, setup, and operation of various CNC machinery, assisting in manual machining, assisting in tooling repairs, maintaining a clean and safe work environment, and working with minimal supervision.




  • Programming vertical CNC mills with MasterCam
  • Programming CNC lathes with Mazatrol
  • Setup CNC mills and lathes
  • Operation of CNC mills and lathes
  • Assist with trim tool repairs
  • Assist with mold base repairs
  • Assist with plug base repairs
  • Machining with various manual machinery
  • Produce accurate tooling service and machining records
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Deep cleaning for various audits and/or visits
  • Assisting in machinery maintenance





  • Demonstrate ability to participate in departmental and interdepartmental communication and teamwork
  • Demonstrate effective and diplomatic written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrate ability to work under pressure, meet scheduled and/or emergency deadlines without loss of composure


Technical Knowledge:

  • Demonstrate ability to operate vertical and horizontal band saws
  • Demonstrate ability to operate a fork truck
  • Demonstrate ability to operate parts cleaners and dry ice blaster
  • Demonstrate ability to operate the sand blasting cabinet
  • Demonstrate ability to operate disc sander and pencil grinder
  • Demonstrate ability to accurately read any needed measuring equipment
  • Demonstrate ability to read and follow direction from blueprints, sketches, or copying sample parts
  • Demonstrate ability to operate manual and automatic surface grinders
  • Demonstrate ability to operate manual mills and lathes
  • Demonstrate ability to operate overhead bridge crane and jib cranes
  • Demonstrate ability to operate various hand tools and magnetic base drills
  • Demonstrate ability to operate hydraulic press and arbor press
  • Demonstrate ability to assist with the tear down, repair, and reassemble various form tools and trim tools to specs.
  • Demonstrate ability to assist in determining root causes of tooling issues
  • Demonstrate ability to create 3D wireframe CNC programs with MasterCam
  • Demonstrate ability to create CNC turning programs with Mazatrol
  • Demonstrate ability to setup and operate CNC mills and lathes


Tools Required:

  • Tape Measure
  • 12” Scale
  • 6” Dial Calipers
  • 0”-3” Outside Diameter mics
  • Hex key (Allen wrenches) wrench set 0.050”-3/8”
  • Adjustable wrench (Crescent wrench) 8”, 10”, or 12”
  • 0005” test indicator
  • Edge finder
  • Dead blow hammer
  • 0”-3” depth mic
  • Pair of precision 1-2-3 blocks
  • Hex key socket set 5/32”-3/8”
  • 3/8” drive ratchet
  • 1” travel indicator
  • Attainment of additional tools will be necessary during tenure



  • Can demonstrate ability to prioritize multi-task duties without loss of efficiency or composure
  • Demonstrates ability to manage time properly for efficient and effective results
  • Demonstrate ability to complete tasks within expected time frames




  • Demonstrate ability to maintain accurate records for all tooling service history and data collection
  • Demonstrate ability to make parts to specification
  • Demonstrate ability to service tooling to required specification



  • Demonstrate ability to comply with major Federal and State industrial safety regulations and industry and professional standards
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and actively participate in all company safety programs, policies and procedures



  • High School diploma or GED
  • 3-5 years of related work experience
  • Any mechanical aptitude training or machining education is a plus
  • Any CNC operation or programming training or education is a plus
  • Will be trained and certified for fork truck operation

Preferred Skills






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