CNC Operator – 2nd Shift

$20 – $30/hour


Responsibilities:  Produces machined parts by programming, setting up and operating a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.




Essential Functions

  • 0-1 Years of CNC experience.
  • Operate saws, lathes, mills, basic grinding, lapping, cleaning, deburring or other simple, routine operations.
  • Follow written and verbal procedures as assigned.
  • Read and interpret work order routings, prints, sketches and tool sheets as required.
  • Must be able to recognize and understand machine functions as required.
  • Knowledge of working with a variety of materials is required.
  • Inspect work using micrometer, bore gage, Vernier, calipers or other precision measuring instruments.
  • Set up and operate a variety of manual machines to perform simple to basic operations.
  • Perform duties in accordance with company safety policies, reports unsafe conditions to supervisor.
  • Keep machine(s)/work area clean and orderly.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Preferred Skills & Abilities

Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)

Experience with M and G code



Essential Functions

  • 1-3 years of experience.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and venire calipers.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers or grinders.
  • Measure, examine and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Set up, adjust and operate all the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials onto machines.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings and engineering information to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products and determine product dimensions and tolerances.
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
  • Lay out, measure and mark metal stock to display placement of cuts.
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Check work pieces to ensure they are properly lubricated and cooled.
  • Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout and machining procedures.
  • Position and fasten work pieces.
  • Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
  • Clean and lubricate machines, tools and equipment to remove grease, rust, stains and foreign matter.
  • Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  • Set controls to regulate machining, or enter commands to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory and manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Confer with numerical control programmers to check and ensure new programs or machinery will function properly and that output will meet specifications.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools.
  • Assist in design fixtures, tooling and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
  • Prepare working sketches for the illustration of product appearance.


Preferred Skills & Abilities

Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)


Conceptual Skills (math, blueprints)

Process Improvement

Verbal Communication

Functional and Technical Skills

Controls and Instrumentation

Materials Management



Inventory Control

Attention to Detail


BendTec offers a competitive compensation package and benefits including health, dental, PTO and retirement.

All Federal and State Labor laws apply.

BendTec is an Equal Opportunity Employer.