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CNC Machinist

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Dayton, OH

CNC Machinist


Job Description

  We have an immediate, direct hire opportunity for a CNC Vertical Mill Machinist (VMC) in the Dayton area.


Operate computer-controlled machines to perform one or more machine functions on metal work pieces while
maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping accurate records and maintaining equipment and supplies.

• Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision
measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.
• Examine completed work pieces for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces and sort defective
pieces according to types of flaws.
• Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments fixtures, and work pieces on machines, using
hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
• Stop machines to remove finished work pieces or to change tooling, setup, or work piece placement,
according to required machining sequences.
• Transfer commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links.
• Check to ensure that work pieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation.
• Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.
• Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges and hand tools.
• Set up and operate computer-controlled machines to perform one or more machine functions on metal work pieces.
• Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.
• Review program specifications or blueprints to determine and set machine operations and sequencing, finished
workpiece dimensions or numerical control sequences.
• Listen to machines during operation to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or
excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.
• Remove and replace dull cutting tools.

Additional responsibilities and duties may be assigned.

Minimal requirements for education, knowledge and experience:
• Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
• Stays current with job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and studying technical
• Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control,
costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
• Knowledge of trigonometry, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications

• The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to
grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
• The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
• The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of
changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
• The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and
hand in one position.
• The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
• The ability to lift up yo 50lbs.

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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation