Machine Set-Up

Maple Lake, MN
Depending on Qualifications
Apr 18, 2017
Apr 28, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Doherty Career Solutions has partnered with a leading full-service die casting manufacturer in their search for Machine Set-Up Operators in Maple Lake, MN. This is a Direct Hire opportunity with initial screening by Doherty Career Solutions. The right candidate will be hired directly by our client. Available positions are on 2nd and 3rd shift with a pay range of $18-$20 per hour based on skill set and experience. JOB SUMMARY
The Machine Set-Up Operator sets up CNC machines to perform machine functions such as turning, boring, facing and threading metallic workpieces such as castings, forgings and bar stock. MACHINE SET-UP RESPONSIBILITIES
• Prepares and pre-sets all tools needed for machining operation
• Selects, positions and secures tool in toolholder (chuck, collet, or toolpost)
• Moves controls to position tool and workpiece in relation to each other, and set specified feeds, speeds and depth of cut
• Sets up fixtures, starts machine and turns handwheel to feed tool to workpiece or vice versa
• Inspects first run piece and spot checks succeeding pieces to ensure conformance to specifications (including documentation so results)
• Turns valve handle to direct flow of coolant or cutting oil against tool and workpiece
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Previous machining or set-up experience
• Must be able to read blueprints, planning sheets, sketches, job orders and related technical data for product specifications such as dimensions and tolerances
• Understand tooling instructions such a fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cut and be able to determine setup procedures, control settings, material requirements, machining methods and sequence of operations
• Knowledge of math in manufacturing and simple gages preferred
• Moderate heavy lifting, dexterity and good mechanical skillsCONTACT
This is a Direct Hire opportunity with initial screening by Doherty Career Solutions. Qualified candidates please apply online at or submit your resume to or call the Doherty Recruiter at 218-470-0274 for more information.