CNC Machine Set-up/Operator in Exeter, NH at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Exeter, NH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

JobID: 380537

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is actively searching for a CNC Machine Set-up/Operator for our client’s Exeter, New Hampshire operation. They have a 2nd shift and 3rd shift position available. This is a direct hire position with competitive pay and fantastic benefits. This is a great opportunity to join a company that’s experience exciting growth.


  • Successfully setup proven / existing programs and processes with minimum supervision / guidance
  • Proficiency in setting up either vertical or horizontal CNC multi axis machining centers or multi turret lathes with multi-part holding fixtures including defining work and tool offsets. Must have 3- 7 axis.
  • Setup and measurement of tooling in a variety of holders
  • Ability to read and edit part programs in order to establish initial set-up and mapping the machine out for production readiness
  • Basic troubleshooting skills in identifying/resolving part tolerance issues caused by various setup, programming, tooling issues.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in fast paced team environment while maintaining professionalism under tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with variety of materials including aluminum, 400 series stainless, mild steel, etc.
  • Maintain inventory by verifying receipt of stock and performing necessary completion transactions in ERP system
  • Train operators on best practices with both machine operation and quality inspection methods
  • Ability to perform calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part dimensions. Must have a good understanding of GD&T
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces; adhering to control plan standards.
  • Maintains specifications by taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations. Testing of safety features of a machine during set-up
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Familiarity and understanding of basic Lean principles including 5S and Visual Management
  • Operate machines when set-up work is complete


  • Minimum 3+ years experience as a CNC Machine Operator Level III or equivalent.
  • Machinist apprenticeship highly desired.
  • Technical college work preferred.
  • Machine Operation Experience.
  • Has operated at least two of these types of machines proficiently; Horizontal Machining Centers, Vertical Machining (including multi axis) or CNC Lathes (multi-turrets).


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