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Machine Operator Cnc/ Mig Welder

Columbia, SC
February 27, 2020

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Michael Miller

CNC--Conventional machine operator

Columbia, SC 29223


CNC Machine Operator / Welder with proficiency in MIG, flux and stick welding, drill press, band saw, crane operation,CNC machine operations,set ups,hard and CMM gages, lathes, mills, turret drills, tool changes,5S


Flux core (FCAW)

Expert in stick welding

Reading drawings, models and blueprints

Available to work nights and weekends

Available to work extended hours

shop experienced

Initiative to work independently

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Production Operator

DS Smith Packaging - Columbia, SC

April 2019 to Present

Operates stacking machine, performs quality tests and communicate results to operator, assist with start up and when line is down. Relief worker for other on break. Last quality check before product gets shipped. Routine maintenance

Welder/Machine Operator

Flagship Designs - Columbia, SC

November 2016 to December 2018

Mig welding of various steel structures, print reading,cnc saw .punch,drill operation,final inspection. CNC Laser Operator

Husqvarna Constuction Products - Columbia, SC

August 2013 to November 2016


Operation of two CNC laser welding cells from detailed work orders, to make diamond embedded saw blades by entering and modifying programs, loading and unloading parts gaging parts and troubleshooting, changing tooling, pincers etc

Skills Used

Detail attention, computer operation, metric system, measuring, print reading, following instructions, quick response. Safety

Machine Operator

Trane,Columbia Coil Center (seasonal) - Columbia, SC March 2015 to August 2015


Fabrication of commercial air conditioning coils, using various manual and cnc machines and welding from shop prints


Increased number of units per hour on line,no missed time,or accidents Skills Used

Measuring, crane and machine operation, welding

Sign Builder

Concepts Unlimited - Columbia, SC

October 2013 to March 2015


Assisted with channel letter fabrication,trimcapping,custom welding,LED installation,hand brake,bandsaw,various hand tools associated with aluminum fabrication,cnc operation Accomplishments

By taking over LED installation and trim capping duties I increased production in letter dept 40%, Skills Used

Welding,measuring,drilling,cutting,cnc operation electrical help, Sign builder

General Neon Sign Co - Columbia, SC

November 2012 to October 2013

used various shop tools to construct,and weld signs in Cola and surrounding areas, also assisted in installation, wiring if signage


Turner Transportation - Columbia, SC

March 2008 to November 2012

Positioned and clamped workpieces together and properly assembled them in jigs and fixtures. Operated manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments together. Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.Combined welding techniques, knowledge of metallurgy and engineering requirements to produce quality work. Welder/Fitter

Edmond Steel - Columbia, SC

August 2005 to March 2008

Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type. Adjusted the weld machines to the correct settings prior to weld applications. Laid out, positioned, aligned and secured parts and assemblies with straightedges and combination square sand calipers.

Monitored the fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating parts, warping, shrinking, distortion and expansion of materials.

Welder/Fitter/Machine Operator

SMI Owen Steel C - Columbia, SC

October 2003 to July 2005

Laid out, fitted and fabricated metal components.

Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.

Adjusted machine feed and speed if machine malfunctioned. Measured work piece dimensions to determine machine operation accuracy. Operated drill presses, milling machines, rivet and hardware presses safely and correctly. Extruder Operator (Treater)

Coveright Coated Surfaces - Blythewood, SC

March 2001 to October 2003

Load and stage fiberglass rolls for resin impregnation, monitor process, temperature and chemical viscosity

Adjusted machine feed and speed if machine malfunctioned. Changed equipment over for different products.

Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers. Monitored and adjusted production processes or equipment for quality and productivity. Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.

Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.Work with and performed QC inspection,provided product samples.


SMI Owen Joist Co - Cayce, SC

September 2000 to March 2001

Welder (trainee)

Interpreted prints, drawings and sketches.

Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers.Used measuring instruments to inspect parts.

Used processes including

arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding.


High school

C.A Johnson HS - Columbia, SC

September 1988 to June 1992


forklift, safety, cnc and conventional machinery, various hand tools,mig welder (10+ years), CNC, Manufacturing, Machine Operator, Problem Solving, fast learner, Welding, Assembly Certifications/Licenses

Driver's License

Additional Information

I learn very quickly, loyal hard working, quality concerned,safe and a team player.

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