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CNC Milling Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Zenith Cutter
Physical Address
5200 Zenith Pkwy
Loves Park, IL 61111
Job Description

The Manufacturing Associate II position works in the production/manufacturing operations with moderate supervision to perform routine to progressively more skilled machine operations. This position will routinely set-up and operate a variety of metal removing equipment to produce precision parts within specifications.

• Operates multiple machines at the same time as requested
• Meets required productivity for selected machines
• Performs straightforward set up and operation of assigned machines; makes edits to
existing programs, selects tooling and fixtures, properly loads and unloads parts
• Performs daily PMs of machines
• Reads Blueprints, routes, part verification/ID
• Efficiently uses calipers, micrometers, protractor, and other measuring equipment to verify
all products produced meet customer specifications and are in accordance with Company
quality standards.
• Accurately follows work instructions for the product being processed
• Trains new or less experienced associates as requested
• Provides continuous improvement/cost saving suggestions
• Follows 6S methodology
• Complies with Zenith Cutter’s Health and Safety Policies

o Changes inserts
o IDs and downloads programs
o Blows off and deburrs; wipes dry if using coolant
o Maintains correct coolant concentration / level
o Machines tolerances of +/- .005; surface finish 60 Ra
• Must possess Intermediate math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division,
fractions, and decimals, algebra, basic geometry- identifying angles)
• Ability to identify when tooling requires change
• Ability to accurately read & follow work instructions
• Possesses basic computer skills (able to accurately enter data into ERP system)
• Ability to work safely in a manufacturing environment
• Ability to effectively communicate
• Ability to work in a team environment (Ability to work independently as well as within a
• Willingness to be cross trained on multiple machines/equipment
• Ability to meet Attendance requirements (Arrives on time and maintains a good
attendance record)
• Mechanical aptitude
• Efficiently reads blueprints
• Efficiently uses calipers, micrometers, and other measuring equipment
• Ability to learn & maintain forklift certification per OSHA as required

• High School Diploma or equivalent required
• 2 + years experience in manufacturing environment is strongly desired
• Minimum of 1 year of machining experience such as; metal cutting, lathes, mills, grinder,

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