CNC Machinist I

Syracuse. NY [NJ]
Syracuse, New York

Last Day to Apply: June 30, 2023

Job Title: CNC Machinist I 
Reports To: Machining Supervisor

Pay Rate and Hours: $23.00-25.00/hour based on experience. There is a test to determine skill level. Hours are 1st shift, approx 7 am to 3:30 pm M-F. 

Benefit package includes paid holidays, bonus and referral programs, paid vacation, 401K, 100% company paid life insurance, sick time, supplemental short term disability insurance, dental, medical, accident, safety awards, cancer and critical care insurance. 

Summary: In this role, incumbent is to produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine for vertical and horizontal milling operations;
maintaining quality and safety standard, associated record keeping, maintaining equipment and supplies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials,specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock.
  • Sets-up mills by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including all vertical and horizontal milling machine specs; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Adheres to all safety policies and practices, consistently uses personal protective equipment, and practices good housekeeping.
  • Applies classroom and on the job post training information, knowledge, skills, and abilities consistently in a quality oriented manner (wherein the KSAs are part of the jobs tasks, duties and other tasks as requested).
  • Performs other tasks as directed.

Desired Education/Experience/Skills:

  • High School diploma
  • Completion of Journeyman CNC Machinist apprenticeship including the classroom coursework and four (4) years experience in set-up, operation, and optimizing CNC vertical and horizontal machine centers. Full understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Ability to read prints, diagrams, and use micrometers, verniers, calipers, and gauges.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to walk, remain on feet for extended time periods, reach, stoop. Kneel and lift up to an including 35 pounds as needed.

Armstrong is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected status. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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