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CNC Machinist

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Dayton, OH

CNC Machinist


Job Description

PDSI is recruiting for a CNC Machinist for a direct hire opportunity for our client in Dayton, OH

Our client is looking for a 2nd or 3rd shift CNC Machinist. This position requires the operator to work with limited supervision as part of a Cell Team and interact with others as required. The cell may operate on three shifts and the staffing may vary by load requirements. The operator will be responsible for set-up and operation of various controlled machines and performance of supplementary operations to produce a completely finished, quality part.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and runs machines manually and automatically using good machining, quality, and safety practices.
  • Sets tooling to close tolerances, frequently to less than .001.
  • Sets up, makes adjustments, and changes tools in the tool conveyor while the machine is in cycle.
  • Sets up and uses precision measuring equipment such as .0001 indicators, dial or electronic bore gages, Jo Blocks, inside an outside micrometers, depth mics, verniers, etc.
  • Assists during prove outs, adjusting feeds, speeds, etc. to establish a program, which will run without operator intervention. Should be capable of editing programs and communicating changes to the Programmer.
  • Is alert and attentive to the machine performance and operation.
  • Communicates with other Shift Operators on machine and tool operations and on scheduling plans to provide smooth cell operation.
  • Communicates with support personnel to offer suggestions for improvements in Tool life, part quality, productivity, communication, cell appearance etc. to better overall effectiveness.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience on production machines including turning, boring, milling operations using carbide tooling. At least 2 years on NC or CNC equipment.
  • The job requires a good knowledge and application of shop math including a familiarity with basic trig.
  • Must have a practical knowledge of cutting tools.
  • Must be capable of reading blueprints, programs, and sketches.
  • Must be familiar with and be able to use precision measuring equipment.
  • Physical demands include standing at the machine for up to 8-10 hours per day, frequent lifting up to 10 lbs, occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.

Pay Range: $55k - $65k per year

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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