Work Force Development Center Published: December 12, 2017
Job Type


Job Title: CNC Machinist Level II
Reports to: CNC Lead
FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt
2nd SHIFT M-F 230pm – 11pm

Successful finalists will be required to pass a drug/alcohol screening within 48 hours of notification to be considered for the position.
Candidates will participate in the following three interview phases:

  1. 45 minutes panel interview
  2. 30 minute written mathematical/numeracy assessment
  3. 30 minute CNC knowledge assessment

$18 - $21/hour based on experience

About Work Force Development Center

Work Force Development Center a nonprofit 501 (c)(3), is a vocational training organization specializing in preparing at-risk and disadvantaged high school juniors and seniors for their respective journeys into the future work force. WFDC works in successful and continual partnership, providing significant outsourcing needs with several major companies in the aviation, wire harness and automotive fields. WFDC is registered ISO 9001:2008, AS9100C.

Job Summary 

Operate computer-controlled machines to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up manual and CNC equipment without supervision.
  • Change cutting tools and adjust machine feeds and speeds as needed.
  • Utilize measuring equipment used in the industry such as calipers, micrometers, height gage and other measuring equipment needed to complete work.
  • Perform first part inspection and in process inspections.
  • Utilize production work orders and documents.
  • Ensure all documentation is complete and correct.
  • Identify root causes and corrective action for quality problems.
  • Mentor and assist in training of Level I CNC Machinists
  • Maintain equipment and work area on a daily basis in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Detect and report defective equipment, materials and/or faulty operations to supervisor.
  • Follow prescribed work rules and standard safety regulations at all times.
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
  • Mentor and assist in training of Level I CNC Machinists and student trainees
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and increased efficiency.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of CNC equipment capability and daily maintenance
  • Ability to use measuring tools such as calipers, micrometers and other inspection gauges
  • Skill in performing mid-level math skills efficiently and accurately (including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, fraction and decimals)
  • Ability to use measuring tools such as calipers, micrometers and other inspection gauges
  • Ability to take direction from lead and supervisor to complete assigned tasks
  • Ability to communicate information clearly and directly co-workers and supervisory personnel both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to efficiently train Level I CNC Mechanics in all aspects of the job.
  • Ability to adapt to change (positive or negative)
  • Ability to accept of criticism and deal calmly and effectively with stressful situations
  • Ability to utilize interpersonal and communication techniques, working in a team environment, and dealing with a wide variety of personalities and communication styles
  • Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships.
  • Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges
  • US Person Status Due to Export Control

Language Skills

  • Ability to read work instructions and procedures in English.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedure manuals.


  • High school diploma or equivalent and 3-5 years’ experience with CNC machining, aerospace drawings, and specifications or equivalent education/experience required

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequently able to lift or move 25lbs
  • Constant exposure to indoor manufacturing environment
  • Occasional exposure to chemicals and fumes
  • Constant exposure to moderate noise
  • Constantly stand and walk throughout the workday
  • Frequent ability to sit at work station
  • Frequently reach with hands and arms; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel material
  • Constant use hands/fingers to grasp, pinch, pull, feel, or handle and manipulate parts and tools
  • Frequent repetitive motions
  • Constant requirement of specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.
  • Constantly wear eye protection (Industry standard safety equipment is provided by the Company, and specific notice is posted in areas where safety equipment is required).

Constant             Frequent            Occasional
(5-8 hrs./shift) (2-5 hrs./shift) (Up to 2 hrs./shift)
Benefits: -10 paid days off annually (15 days in year 5); 8 paid holidays/year after probationary period -Employees pay only $22/month for full medical, vision, prescription benefits -403(b) employer match up to 5% of annual salary -Employer paid education benefits for job related training

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WFDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer