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CNC Machining Tool Operator

PG Building Envelope
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
June 13, 2019


Position Overview

Machining tool operators set up and operate or tend metal-cutting machines designed for repetitive machining work in the Mississauga plant.

Primary 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).

•Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.

•Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.

•May enter codes specifying speed, feed and cut of the toolpath for computer numerical controlled (CNC) machine tools.

•Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.

•Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces

•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; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

•Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

•Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.

•Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.

•Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

•Trains new staff on the machine

•Fixes rudimentary problems

•Other duties as required


Secondary school education is required.

College or other courses in machining are required.

At least 3 years of experience is required

At least 1 year of experience with 1 out of the following 3 machines: Yilmaz AIM 10510, Mambo 5000 CNC and/ or Turbocut 500 AL

Must have experience with various materials such as ACM, Trespa, Aluminum and Cement Boards

Must be able to train/ instruct new staff on using the machine and software

Verbal and some written communication

Functional and technical Skills

Controls and instrumentation


Inventory Control

Attention to Detail

Trouble Shooting

Wage: $22.88/hr

Location: Mississauga