Day Shift CNC Router Setup

Job Summary:

The CNC Router Set-Up Machinist will produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; and keeping records.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters’ interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerance (GD&T).
  • Programs routers by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Uses CAD/CAM system to program machines.
  • Sets up and runs routers safely; changes tools as necessary.
  • Starts, stops, and sets up router machines in a safe manner.
  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including facing; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains equipment by following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for maintenance.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value.
  • Maintains 6S (sort, set, shine, standardize, sustain, safety) standards in all work stations.
  • Completes other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Knowledge of G & M codes.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading.
  • Intermediate math skills (ex. Algebra, trigonometry).
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Mechanical inclination.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Interpersonal and written communication.
  • Persistence when faced with problems.


  • Set up and operate a CNC machine.
  • Function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Work well with others on a team.
  • Solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Mentor others.
  • Lead by example.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Provide own tools (ex. Calipers).
  • Willingness to have performance measured daily.

Required Education and Experience:

Experience operating and setting up CNC machines.

Preferred Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Physical Requirements:

  • Uncontrolled environmental conditions: noise, dust, dirt, and mobile equipment.
  • Routine, repetitive lifting up to 35 lbs., occasional, heavy lifting, and pushing / pulling 10 lbs. regularly, 1 to 10 hours per day.
  • Any combination of standing, bending, climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, feeling, and walking 8 to 10 hours per day.
  • Ability to work up to 8-10 hour shifts and overtime as required by the work.
  • Use of all limbs, dexterous and steady use of hands and arms for long periods of time.
  • Ability to be around 170° vacuum pumps.
  • Simultaneous mental and muscular coordination, visual and audio awareness of surrounding area.

Note: This position may require working with fiberglass or aluminum, which can be itchy to some.

Monti, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Day Shift CNC Router Setup

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