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CNC Set-up Machinist – Manufacturing Machine Shop

Career Opportunity

CNC Set-up Machinist Weekday & Weekend Shifts – Manufacturing Machine Shop

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PACON is a fast paced, dynamic environment where teamwork and collaborative problem solving are rewarded!

This position is ideal for experienced machinists who want to make essential components for the world’s most innovative Space & Defense, Robotic Automation, Life Science, and Semiconductor OEMs using the most advanced CNC machining & inspection equipment.

Discover Precision Machining 4.0® our comprehensive implementation of lean manufacturing principles using the most advanced CNC machining & inspection equipment and software.

Position Description


Set-up, operate and monitor production 5-Axis, 3-Axis Vertical Milling, and Mill-Turn Live Tooling Lathe CNC machines to fabricate precision metal and plastic parts. Reports to the Production Manager.

Hiring for All Shifts:

Regular Day Shift Mo-Fr 7:00am–3:30pm
1st Shift Mo-Th 6:30am–4:00pm
Weekend Shift Fr-Su 6:30am–7:00pm



  • Set-up, operate and monitor production 5-Axis, 3-Axis Vertical Milling, and Mill-Turn Live Tooling Lathe CNC machines in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.

  • Read and interpret drawings and specifications.

  • Select, align, and secures work-holding fixtures, cutting tools, and materials.

  • Calculate and set machining parameters such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth & angle of cut. Ensure machine function and output meets specifications.

  • Verify conformance of finished work-piece to specifications, and accurately completes all inspection documentation.

  • Follow established quality, maintenance, and safety standards.

  • Requirements

  • 5 years CNC experience. Hands-on experience with FANUC, Siemens 840D, Makino Pro6 and/or Okuma OSP controls desirable.

  • Familiarity with Makino Machining Complex (MMC) or similar pallet cell system desirable.

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications, bills of materials and work instructions. Able to follow and provide written and verbal instructions to supplement drawings and specifications.

  • Working knowledge of dimensioning and tolerancing, conversion between English and Metric units and application of basic algebra and geometry skills.

  • Knowledgeable in the use of required hand tools and inspection equipment.

  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.

  • Ability to follow safety rules and procedures relating to quality, operation and maintenance.

  • Good judgment and problem solving skills. Organization and time management skills.

  • Able to interface with company personnel and customer representatives.

  • US Person (citizen or Green Card holder)

Be essential – apply now!

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