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CNC Machine Setup Operator

Mentor, OH 44060

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 9993 Pay Rate: 54,080

Job Description

Vector's partner in Mentor, OH provides world-class precision machining, grinding, EDM, and component repair services to the aerospace, defense, locomotive, nuclear energy, and off-highway transportation industries.
They are looking for CNC Setup Operators for both Mills and Lathes!

Direct Hire
Available Shifts:
1st - 5a-3:30p or 6a-4:30p
2nd - 3:30p-2a
Up to $26/hr., depending on your skillset

Job Summary
Lathes:  Set up and program 2-axis and 3-axis CNC lathes.
Mills:  Set up and program 3-axis and 4-axis CNC vertical mills and CNC horizontal milling centers.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Read blueprints or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances; tooling instructions such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cut; and determine sequence o operations.
  • Select, position, and secure tool in toolholder (chuck, collet or toolpost)
  • Verify that gaging methods are adequate to produce the necessary quality requirements
  • Position and secure workpiece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers or fixtures using clamps and wrenches. 
  • Move controls to position tool and workpiece in relation to each other, and to set specified feeds, speeds, and depth of cut.
  • Observe operation of machine and verify conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments such as gauges, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Observe machining operation to detect malfunction or tool wear.
  • Operate bench grinder to sharpen tools.
  • Inspect and measure parts to maintain statistical process control charts.
  • Perform finish operations, when required (i.e. deburring).
  • Read and comprehend blueprints and job traveler instructions and follow established safety procedures.
Required Training & Experience
  • 5+ years' machining experience
  • Must have own tools
  • Familiarity with machine maintenance and proven knowledge in commands to retrieve preprogrammed instructions. 
  • Practical experience reading and comprehending blueprints and work instructions, and following established safety procedures.
  • GD&T
  • CAM Experience
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Meet Your Recruiter

Tim Bleich
President/Owner

Tim attended Ohio State and has a background in sales. In 1992, Tim founded Vector Technical with a mission to partner with companies and candidates dedicated to “Finding the Right Person the First Time”. In 2015, Tim was named Entrepreneur of the Year in addition to a Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 Award recipient in 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. Vector won the ASA Genius Award in 2018 for our Social Media Program. Amvets named Vector Employer of the Year for our efforts in veteran hiring. Vector was also honored by the Ohio Senate for our dedication in hiring Veterans. Tim is father to three children and an active member of the Cleveland Rotary. Tim is passionate about The Ohio State Buckeyes and a lifelong Cleveland sports fan. Tim enjoys the outdoors and is an avid cyclist.

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