CNC Operator - Machinist/Engineer

$20.00 - $25.00 hourly
  • New West Knifeworks
  • Victor, ID, USA
  • Oct 08, 2019
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Full Time | Manufacturing

Location: Victor, Idaho

Job Title: Production Engineer

Reports to: Floor Manager

Compensation: Based on Experience.


New West KnifeWorks is growing!  NWKW is looking for experienced and qualified individuals who know their way around BIG MACHINES.  CNC routers, VG Grinders, patented serration machines, and the tools of full blown iron works shop will be at your disposal and under your direct responsibility.

Make American Manufacturing Great Again!  Join Teton County's fastest and most fun company.

List of formal responsibilities:

Set Up CNC machines for operation.

  • Set up tooling for daily operation
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly machine maintenance
    • CNC machines
    • Air compressors
    • Dust collectors
    • Vacuum pumps
    • Prepare spoil boards and materials for machining
    • Troubleshoot machines and work with tech support to fix issues

Prepare Spoil Boards and Materials for production

  • Clean all surfaces thoroughly
  • Precisely align G10 Sheets
  • Create Ironwood/custom material handle sheets for production

Ability to modify programs and create patches

  • Experience with Aspire and Solidworks
  • Knowledge of correct process so errors can be identified and corrected

Create production schedule of handles based on SKUs needed

  • Coordinate with McGrath and Production Manager for weekly needs 
  • Maintain surplus of handles of all  SKUs

Keep CNC room clean and clutter free

Keep track of G10 inventory and handle inventory and coordinate with Production Manager for ordering

Schedule and coordinate with other employees to shut down CNC’s running past normal hours

Coordinate CNC schedule to run 7 days a week

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