CNC Machinist


This position is within the Operations team of RJS Corporation. The CNC Machinist’s primary responsibility is to understand work order blueprints and design requirements in order to setup and program CNC machinery. The CNC Machinist is a vital role within RJS manufacturing to assist in the production of machined parts while maintaining quality and safety standards. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday on first shift. Additional overtime may be available Monday through Friday and on weekends as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the CNC Machinist duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan machining by studying work order, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, and specifications
  • Program mills or lathes by entering instructions, setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches, calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry per print specifications
  • Maintain dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of offsets and instruments such as micrometers and veneer calipers
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, milling, tapping, boring, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes, and replacing worn tools
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process. Adjust as necessary for conditions and to produce the fastest, safest, highest quality part possible
  • Inspect items as instructed and provide feedback to management to ensure any quality defects can be avoided in the future
  • As necessary operate programmed machinery to change, load/unload, and produce parts to specified design
  • Maintain a clean work area, returning equipment and tools at the end of the day
  • Assist other departments and functions as needed