CNC Manufacturing Technician

  • Opelika, AL
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: AM76-2704777

$18 to $24 Per Hour

Growing international company in a good location in east central Alabama has an opportunity due to growth for a 2nd shift CNC Manufacturing Technician.  In this role will use advanced technical knowledge to troubleshoot and repair plant production equipment. Will perform all duties associated with the setup of a variety of production equipment to produce quality products.  There is the potential of paid OT for this position and there is occasional work on a Saturday.  Paid relocation assistance is associated with the position also and will do this from anywhere in the U.S.A. 


Job Responsibilities:


  • Should be able to setup and run 4 axis CNC  Vertical Mills, 4 axis CNC Horizontal Mills and lathe machines.
  • Able to perform all tool changes and offsets on the CNC machines.
  • Ability to maintain the Cutting Tool inventory and work with cutting tool supplier for Improvements in machining process and tool life.
  • Ability to troubleshoot maintenance problems and alarms on CNC machines.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machines to insure consistent machine performance
  • Gathering and monitoring data on the process to ensure process control.
  • Ability to interpret the CMM reports with Quality team to perform the corrections on the CNC machine.
  • To be involved in the new projects for programming and other items related in Machining.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and restart the Robots in the line for CNC.
  • Performs various duties relating to automation and robotics, machine shop fabrication
  • Maintains statistical process charting, interpretation, and trend-analysis in order to perform process or equipment adjustments to bring parts into specification
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Job Skills Requirements:


  • Strong math background, preferably in machine math
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Thorough Understanding of GD&T
  • Previous experience with tight tolerances
  • Complete required quality inspections
  • Experience in set-up and troubleshooting of CNC milling machines
  • Experience with measurement equipment, such as micrometers, calipers, gauges, etc.
  • Programming experience on CNC Lathe machines a plus
  • Previous experience in the Automotive industry is a plus.
  • Should have good mechanical aptitude for problem solving.
  • Passionate about prototyping and machining
  • Positive energy and attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Highly motivated
  • Should have good 5S work ethic during setup process and
  • Ability to learn quickly and self-motivated
  • Willingness to operate in a dynamic environment and team structure
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills using mechanical, electrical, hydraulic knowledge
  • Working Experience with ABB robots is a plus.




  • High School diploma in equivalent education and experience


Experience Requirements:


3+ years of technical experience in fast paced machine shop.


Physical & Environmental Requirements:


May be required to lift or carry products, parts, and/or other materials of various sizes and weights. (Frequently 5 – 25 pounds), (Occasionally 25 – 75 pounds), (Rarely greater than 75 pounds)

Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

Ability to perform occasional to frequent pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, twisting, crawling and/or reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

Ability to use power/vibrating tools over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

Ability to operate motorized vehicles over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

Exposure to noise levels for which hearing protection is required to be worn over a full work shift (8-12 hours)


Benefits Include:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability, Paid Time Off (PTO), Holiday Pay, Birthday Pay, Anniversary Pay, and 401K.


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