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Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Job: CNC Machinist level 3

Location:107 Bradley Dr. Nicholasville Kentucky 40356


  • Programs parts using CAD/CAM software and operates the CNC milling machine, lathe, drill-press, sander, buffer, bench grinder and various hand tools
  • Reads blueprints, sketches, and follows verbal instructions. Assists in ordering, receiving and storing material and supplies
  • Repairs and modifies equipment, with instructions from supervisor. Keeps workplace clean and organized
  • Documentation: Completion of work orders; identify time and material spent on project. Performs occasional tasks outside of job description in support of the team environment and mission
  • Sweep floors, clean equipment and machines, take out shop garbage and recycling on a regular schedule
  • Maintain compliance to all safety, regulatory, and company policies and procedures (OSHA/ITAR/AS9100), informing management of potential risks immediately
  • Possess a mindset of Safe Excellence by taking action in addressing quality and people safety concerns as necessary
  • Support with all other production activities as needed for the business

  • Level 1 Machinist
    • All Apprentice Machinist responsibilities plus
    • Understands basic feeds and speeds for various materials
    • Understands multiple part processing methods
    • Can operate CNC machines on production job runs
    • Reads prints with GD&T
  • Level 2 Machinist
    • All Level 1 Machinist responsibilities plus
    • Can set up machine with cutting tools and workholding with minimal aid
    • CAD/CAM programming with minimal aid
    • Makes 3-axis CNC parts from start to finish with minimal aid
  • Level 3 Machinist
    • All Level 2 Machinist responsibilities plus
    • Program and make 5-axis CNC parts from start to finish with no aid
    • Produces at defined shop rate over a 3-month period
    • Able to teach others by effectively transferring knowledge and skills

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Work experience with shop math proficiency, computer literacy, and strong mechanical aptitude is appreciated; basic math skills required.
  • Must be able to lift and carry tools and material weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Noise and vibration from operation equipment is consistent, though ear plugs are provided.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of CNC machining, ITAR, and/or AS9100
  • CAD/CAM software skills
  • LEAN/TPM manufacturing experience
  • Experience working with startups or scale up of small businesses

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Working Hours:

1st Shift: 7 AM to 5 PM

2nd Shift: 5 PM to 3 AM

M to TH

4 days a weekno work on Fridays except for the Leader/Supervisor role
they can go on a half day but are not required


Competitive pay and Benefits:

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Paid Maternity and Paternity leave
401K coming Q3
- 68-degree facility year round (Heated and Cooled)
- Training program with a dedicated training resource
- Opportunity for advancement with a growth centric culture
- Positive work-life balance with a 4-day work week, Monday - Thursday, 1stshift 7AM 5PM | 2ndshift 5PM to 3AM
- Culture of sharing tribal knowledge to ensure everyone realizes their true potential
- 3, 4, and 5-axis machines accurate to less than 0.0001" (that's less than the thickness of a Sharpie mark)
- Culture of continuous improvement and 5S to ensure each workstation is equipped to get the job done OTIF (On Time In Full)
- Bright and clean machining facility

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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