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CNC Machine Operator Specialist

Tank Connection Oswego, KS

  • Posted: September 29, 2021
  • Full-Time

Position Summary: The CNC Machine Operator Specialist is responsible for the operation of computer numerical control machines such as a CNC, punch, structural roll, beamline or angle line that cut, shape, and bend metal plates, sheets, tubes, and structures in the manufacturing of tank systems. The specialist should be able to run all the CNC equipment in the facility.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reads job specifications and/or blueprints to determine machine adjustments and material requirements (Part layout).
Sets stop or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule or template.
Positions workpiece against stops or aligns layout marks with die or blade.
Pushes button or depresses pedal to activate the machine.
Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction.
Measures workpiece dimensions to determine the accuracy of machine operation.
Removes burrs, sharp edges, rust or scale from the workpiece.
Maintains work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety procedures.
Knowledge of MOP and SWI.
May perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Specifications:
Ability to demonstrate basic computer competencies.
Ability to use simple math to perform basic calculations.
Ability to read and comprehend blue prints and/or sketches.
Knowledge and ability to use common measuring instruments and hand tools such as tape measure, level, or square.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Solid problem-solving skills.
Ability to contribute and work in a team environment.
Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness to ensure first quality of work.
Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.
Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.
Ability to safely operate forklift.

Education and Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent (GED).

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continually required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee is occasionally required to crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Limitations and Disclaimer:
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an at-will basis.


Tank Connection


Oswego, KS
67356 USA



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