Reliable Temps is searching for qualified and motivated CNC Operators in the Turners Falls area. This is a temp-hire opportunity!

1st Shift: 6am-6pm (rotating shift) $19-21/hr

2nd Shift: 6pm-6am (rotating shift) $19-21/hr $4 shift differential

Job Characteristics

  • Set up, operation, changeover and shut down of all CNC lathes
  • Read shop packs to match tool ID with quantity, material, cut, operations to follow, etc.
  • Identify and load corresponding program for each job
  • Regularly monitor product quality and make offsets as needed
  • Monitor shift handoffs responsibly to minimize machine downtime
  • Inspect dimensions of all tools – must be able to match to print and specs provided on shop packs
  • Inspect quality of all tools – must be able to inspect for dimensional tolerance and aesthetic tolerance
  • Use tape measures, rulers, dial/digital calipers, optical comparators (shadow graph) and depth gauges to ensure precision
  • Keep accurate and detailed paperwork; ability to read and interpret shop prints
  • Complete tasks typically managed by CNC Utility (material handler) in their absence, including (but not limited to) chamfer and load steel bars into bar feeders, discard scrap, wash product, etc.
  • Train other operators as needed, e.g. on the job training, shadowing, machine set up and changeover education, program checks, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems arising out of normal operation of lathes; maintenance functions include (but are not limited to) changing oil, replacing inserts and collets, program checks, etc.
  • Perform regular (daily/weekly/monthly/yearly) maintenance per machine schedules, such as motor replacements, machine rebuilds, etc.
  • Read, edit and interpret G- & M-code with sufficient proficiency to control movements and speed of lathes, including ability to customize written code to tailor to clients’ needs
  • Oversees CNC operation in the absence of CNC Supervisor
  • Participate in training new employees when needed

Qualifications/Desired Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 2 years CNC experience required, 5 years preferred
  • Basic computer familiarity (file selection, OS operation, etc.)
  • Experience with Swiss lathes highly preferred
  • Experience with WinCNC or ShopVue
  • Written and verbal English communication skills; ability to compute simple arithmetic
  • Adherence to attendance policy

Job Location: Turners Falls, MA