Carolina Industrial Staffing is currently seeking CNC Operators for a client in Columbia, SC!

***$2,500 Sign On Bonus payable after 90 days of continuous employment***

Position Summary:

The CNC (Computer Numerical Controlled) Operator I sets-up, performs operator level maintenance, and operates CNC machines and equipment.

Job Duties:
  • Works from print drawings, instructions, and process documents, in the operation of CNC machines and equipment to run production components to the required specifications.
  • Performs a variety of inspection and gaging operations to ensure part quality to the documented quality requirements.
  • Makes necessary adjustments, offsets, and changes to CNC machines and equipment to produce conforming components and products.
  • Performs operator level maintenance on equipment at the documented level and frequency.
  • Establishes and maintains a safe, clean, and healthful working environment in accordance with OHSA requirements and company standards, to include proper use of machining best practices, proper housekeeping, machine safeguarding, and personal protective equipment.
  • Records necessary data and production values per the process requirements.
  • Assists with the implementation of lean principles and methods, engages in activities that create a continuous improvement environment, sustains lean processes, suggests areas of improvement in quality, cost, delivery, and safety, and actively supports lean, 5S, and value stream management initiatives.
Education Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED.

Experience Requirements:
  • Zero to one year experience in a machining environment utilizing at a minimum conventional machining practices is required.
  • Zero to one year experience across multiple conventional machines, tools, jigs, fixtures, and equipment and basic understanding of CNC equipment is highly preferred.
Skills and Competencies:
  • All employees are expected to demonstrate accountability, collaboration, effective communication, customer focus, and innovation. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and decimals.
  • Proficient Blueprint reading and understanding of Geometrical Dimensioning & Tolerancing.
  • Demonstrated understanding and utilization of SPC (Statistical Process Control) and ability to interpret reaction plan associated documentation.
  • Knowledge of basic measurement equipment and methods.
  • Attention to detail and ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures.
  • Ability to demonstrate accuracy and security of procedures and effectively delegate work assignments.
  • Ability to make timely decisions and organize and schedule associates and their tasks.
  • Ability to meet productivity standards, observe safety and security procedures, and adapt to changes in the work environment.

Working Conditions:
  • Typical manufacturing environment with exposure to loud noises and dangerous chemicals and machinery.
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 25 pounds unassisted.
Must be able to pass a drug test and background check.

Apply today through our online application or email your resume to with the subject CNC Operator.


This is a full time position

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