CNC Machinist

Website Ducommun Incorporated

CNC Machinist Job Highlights

Title CNC Machinist
Type Full Time
Experience 3 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Parsons, KS, United States
Company Ducommun Incorporated

Company Profile

Ducommun Incorporated is a technology-driven manufacturing company that designs, engineers, and builds complex electronic systems, large contoured aerostructures, high-reliability engineered products, and aftermarket services for the global aerospace, defense, military, and space markets.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a CNC Machinist who will set up and operate conventional, special purpose, and computer numerical control (CNC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma

Work Experience

  • Possess up to 3 years of related experience in job function or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes the dimensions and references points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, and lathes.
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve input.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications.
  • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify the accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
  • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining problems.
  • Able to set up and run more than one machine at a time.
  • Collects SPC data according to the control plan attached to the work order.
  • Makes any adjustments necessary to maintain quality parts within control limits for SPC.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as directed.


  • Ability to operate a forklift
  • Ability to operate an overhead crane and hoist
  • Ability to use measuring instruments including but not limited to calipers, height gage, scales, and micrometers
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills
  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude desired
  • Team-oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.
  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions
  • Math skills: decimals, percentages, fractions, ratios, proportions; geometry and trigonometry is a plus


  • Health and Insurance
  • Retirement and Savings
  • Optional Insurance Programs
  • Learning and Leadership
  • Well-Being Programs

Employer’s Statement

Ducommun Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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