CNC Set Up/Machinist for Lathes, Mills or Swiss Style Machines

Machining Concepts, Inc.  

(Production and Quality)

 • Erie, PA USA

Job Details



Job Description Position:  CNC Set Up/Machinist Reports to:  Production Supervisor Responsibilities: Produces machined parts by setting up and machining on CNC lathes, mills or swiss style machines and related equipment; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies. Qualifications: Excellent technical and communication skills are essential with technical education and  experience in CNC machining. Excellent work ethic and at team player, willing to help and work with fellow employees. Positive attitude, looking at each job as an opportunity to improve through put and decrease costs Specific Responsibilities: Plans machine and program processes by following work procedures, customer’s purchase order requirements, blueprints/drawings, and material specifications. Sets-up CNC lathes, mills or swiss style machines by installing and adjusting chucks, collets, tool holders, bushings and /or vises. Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-article and sample workpieces; adhering to Machining Concepts Quality standards. Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; 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 equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; keeping the area and machine clean; calling for repairs when needed. Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. Documents actions by completing In-Process Inspection sheets and quality logs, according to the frequency stated on the Inspection sheet.  Will use Go – No Go gages / pins, Inside / Outside Mic’s, Calipers, Depth Mic’s, CMM

(Coordinate Measuring Machine), Height Gage, Optical Comparator, etc, to accomplish this task.  Access and enter information into the company computerized system (EstiTrack) to document operations by scanning bar codes from the router, entering parts produced, parts scraped, etc; to provide an up-to-date, accurate report of work produced. Perform other duties as assigned or as required to assist in the production and meeting of customer and company requirements.

About Us

Established in 1994, Machining Concepts is a contract supplier of precision machined components. With over 20,000 square feet of manufacturing space in our Erie, Pa., location, we serve the aerospace, electronics, energy, mechanical and medical industries offering machining, light assembly and value-added services. Machining Concepts is ISO-9001-2015 certified and has the Medical ISO-13485 and AS9100D certifications.

Why Us

“ I like the machines and challenges to learn something new every day”. “Everyone is willing to help me learn. I ask questions to anyone and if they know it, they’ll help.” In a recent survey…Question “ Do you feel safe in the workplace?” Response, “ Yes, definitely. Safest machine shop I’ve worked in – can’t open machine doors while running.” What are machining Concepts greatest strengths? “ Attention to detail, quality product-best I’ve seen from a production standpoint, and hard working people.

Education Level:

High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience.

Must Haves

  • Good Work Ethic

Good To Have

  • CNC Formal Training at a trade school or similar work experience


Erie, PA
  Open to Relocation

Compensation Range

¤15.00 - ¤22.00  Hourly


  • Healthcare
  • Dental
  • 401(k)
  • Education Assistance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays