CNC Machinist - 2nd Shift

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CNC Machinist - 2nd Shift

Grand Rapids, Michigan




Job Description

Busy metal manufacturing company located in Northwest Grand Rapids is looking for an experienced CNC MACHINIST/PROGRAMMER for their 2nd Shift.  Must be familiar with micrometers and  calipers, a skilled programmer and experienced with grinding metalized coatings. The CNC MACHINIST/PROGRAMMER will be responsible for producing machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.



  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters.
  • Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock.
  • Programs mills and lathes 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.
  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices.
  • 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 turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; 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 completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • 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; reading technical publications.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years minimum experience programming mills and lathes
  • Degreed applicant from Tech schools or training centers are also welcomed
  • Must be familiar with micrometers and  calipers
  • Ability to read blueprints, engineering plans, work orders
  • Ability to Set-up mills and lathes 
  • Ability to troubleshoot CNC machines
  • Conceptual Skills
  • Process Improvement
  • Have good verbal communication 
  • Functional and Technical Skills 
  • Must have Controls and Instrumentation experience
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.
  • Supply Management/Inventory Control experience
  • Tooling knowledge and experience
  • Attention to Detail


Schedule: 3:00pm - 1:30am

Pay: $18.00-$20.00/hr. (depending on experience)

  • Operate with integrity, professionalism and honesty
  • Treat everyone we encounter with respect
  • Value each other’s’ gifts and talents
  • Uphold an atmosphere of idea sharing and innovative thinking



Arrow Staffing adheres to the following values:

  • Operate with integrity, professionalism and honesty
  • Treat everyone we encounter with respect
  • Value each other’s’ gifts and talents
  • Uphold an atmosphere of idea sharing and innovative thinking
  • Never let a sense of urgency overcome a sense of quality
  • Be a positive light in the communities we serve

The Arrow Staffing Mission:

Connecting people to change lives.

The Arrow Staffing Vision:

To offer the best experience in staffing.



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