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CNC MACHINIST II - Lathe - Aerospace & Defense 1st shift

Company: Symmetry Medical
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The CNC Machinist II produces machined parts by setting up and operating a computer numericalcontrol (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

The role requires the above to be accomplished within Tecomet's principles of continuous improvement, customer driven innovation and a win first culture, while meeting company financial and other performance metrics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and Set-up CNC machines within specified tolerances following work instructions and in accordance with machine programs and engineering drawings;
  • Perform difficult CNC Machinist work including progressive machining of a variety of parts and different metals where very close tolerances must be maintained;
  • Change dull tooling, and/or make minor offsets and adjustments as needed for tooling wear;
  • Ensure product quality is achieved by working to operator owned quality (OOQ) standards and requirements including using a range of measuring equipment and interpreting readings;
  • Perform routine maintenance as per daily machine checklist and adhere to PM schedule;
  • Perform hand finishing;
  • Follow Good Manufacturing and Good Document Practices (GMP/GDP) at all times including completion of job routers/ cards;
  • Ensure safe working practices are carried out to minimize risks to the job holder and/or colleagues, including identifying and reporting Safety, Health & Environmental issues;
  • Achieve set productivity targets and identify ways of improving productivity;
  • Record all activities in a timely manner on the job tracking system;
  • Identify and support Continuous Improvement activities;
  • Identify and escalate manufacturing issues to the Team Leader and/or Supervisor, participating in the resolution as required;
  • Maintain 5S/housekeeping standards within work area;
  • Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned by supervisor;

Qualification Requirements

Educational/Training Requirement:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • Associates degree/certificate in Tooling & Machining or Machinist apprenticeshippreferred.


  • 3 - 5 years CNC Lathe experience.
  • Experience of working in a production environment, preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate, setting up and maintaining a CNC Machine
  • Ability to run multiple CNC Machines
  • Solid necessary math skills, including measuring and keeping count records
  • Effective at planning, prioritizing and organizing tasks and activities with the ability to deal with competing demands within specified timescales
  • Ability to follow work instructions
  • Proven record of quality, on-time production runs
  • Demonstrable commitment to safety at all times
  • Attention to detail alongside ability to perform repeatable task over a prolonged period of time
  • Positive attitude, reliable, and a team player
  • Ability to identify problems and escalate as required
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Solid computer skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer / Protected Veterans / Disabilities / Drug Free Workplace

Keywords: Symmetry Medical, Boston , CNC MACHINIST II - Lathe - Aerospace & Defense 1st shift, Other , Wilmington, Massachusetts

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