CNC Machinist

Job Description

Using your experience, set up and prove out programs on 4 or 5 axis cnc milling machines and machining centers to machine complex parts from various metals and composites to meet the tight tolerances required in the aerospace and defense industries.


2nd Shift (Monday-Thursday 12 hour shifts starting at 5 p.m. with additional overtime on Friday)


Work from routed instructions, manufacturing process plans, blue prints and verbal instructions under moderate supervision.
Plan and make set-ups using needed tools for the cnc program per the set-up sheet.
Use a variety of hand held measuring instruments.
May write programs at the machine.
Download and upload programs at the machine.
Completes accompanying routers as operations are successfully finished before moving.


Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, preferably in a high school career machine trades program.
Minimum four years' related experience in a job shop working on non-production parts.
G&M coding experience.
Ability to read blue prints and working knowledge of GD&T.
Mechanical and spatial aptitude.
Must have own tools.

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General Tool Job Fair

Saturday, June 15th 2019, 8am-12pm

Join the most respected team of experts in the industry! General Tool Company, a premier contract aerospace and defense manufacturer, is hiring skilled second shift 4 and 5 axis CNC machinists, fabricators, as well as first shirt skilled mechanical assemblers. Qualified individuals are invited to come interview at 9435 Reading Road on Saturday, June 15th between 8am – 12pm (noon).

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