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Job Title: CNC Machinist

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled CNC Machinist to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for setting up and operating CNC machines to produce high-quality parts and components. The CNC Machinist will work with a variety of materials and must be able to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and technical drawings.


  • Set up and operate CNC machines to produce parts and components
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and technical drawings
  • Perform quality checks to ensure parts meet specifications
  • Maintain and troubleshoot CNC machines
  • Collaborate with team members to improve processes and procedures


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a CNC Machinist
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting blueprints, schematics, and technical drawings
  • Experience with CNC programming and G-code
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform quality checks
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Work Environment:

  • Manufacturing facility
  • Exposure to noise and machinery
  • May be required to wear personal protective equipment

Salary: Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications


  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Cnc Machinist

What is the best way to find and hire a Cnc Machinist near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Cnc Machinist applicants. Employers posting their Cnc Machinist job on Indeed get about 13 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Cnc Machinist applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Cnc Machinist are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 1 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Cnc Machinist positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Cnc Machinist role?
SMS has 97% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Cnc Machinist job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Cnc Machinists are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 138% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Cnc Machinist applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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