CNC Operator

Department: McMillan

Reports to: Manager of MFG McMillan

Full time

Job Summary: The CNC Operator is responsible for efficient setup and operation of CNC cutting machines as well as the operator related maintenance.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Basic understanding of G code and able to upload programming to ensure accuracy
  • Efficiently operate and maintain tooling for CNC
  • Ensure production schedule for machine is adhered to
  • Must be able to meet production standards, quality expectations and production numbers
  • Identify potential machine problem and soft root causes
  • Report any programming /software issues immediately to supervisor and/or programmer
  • Ensure machine is in optimal working condition at all times.
  • Achieve efficient flow of materials into and out of the machine
  • Follow the PM Schedule as defines by the manufacture
  • Required to read and understand blueprints, measuring tools (Micrometer &Vernier caliper) & mechanical drawings
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of work area up to Company standards
  • Will be required to operate a forklift from time to time
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Post-secondary education in CNC or Engineering Technology
  • Forklift operators certificate an asset, and will be required
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in setup and operation of CNC lathes and mills
  • Tool & Die experience will be an asset
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Key competencies

  • Ability to comprehend detailed instructions orally and in writing in English
  • Time management skills
  • Multitask and establish priorities
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently

Work Conditions

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Must be available to work various shifts as workload requires
  • Work overtime as required
  • Manual dexterity
  • Extended periods of standing and walking

Employment Conditions

  • Location: North Battleford, SK
  • Wage: Based on experience and qualifications
  • Must have reliable transportation
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