CNC Set-Up Operator

Website Leggett & Platt

CNC Set-Up Operator Job Highlights

Title CNC Set-Up Operator
Type Full Time (3rd shift)
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Middletown, CT, United States
Company Leggett & Platt

Company Profile

Leggett & Platt designs and manufactures innovative, distinctive products and components for use in bedding, furniture, seating, homes, offices, airplanes, and automobiles.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a CNC Set-Up Operator with the ability to perform CNC machine set-up and operation.

This position may also be required to create and edit CNC programs.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants may require a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of relevant CNC machining experience
  • Aerospace experience (a plus)


  • Conduct all set-up and quality operations in support of machining for self and others.
  • Set up and operate machines in accordance with process sheets and any other required paperwork (i.e. drawings, specifications, etc.).
  • Create, edit, or retrieve CNC programs from system files and execute them.
  • Adjust machine controls and change tool settings to keep dimensions within specified tolerances.
  • Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators.
  • Start milling machines or turning machines and observe operations to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Position, secure, and align cutting tools in tool holders on machines, using hand tools, and verify their positions with measuring instruments.
  • Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • Measure dimensions of completed products or work pieces to verify conformance to specifications.

Use Manufacturing Paperwork to-

  • Advise supervision of issues that arise.
  • Correctly process work via required paperwork and MRP system.
  • Identify set-up reduction opportunities and Lean process opportunities and communicate to supervision.
  • Manufacture product that meets quality requirements. Inspect and verify work prior to submitting it for inspection. If non-conforming, process via non-conforming material procedures
  • Meet time and schedule standards for assigned work
  • Perform non-CNC tasks when necessary: non-CNC equipment operation, hand-work operations, inspections, saw-cut operations, etc.
  • Properly use the MRP system to record job information. Assist supervision in workforce compliance with MRP reporting. Identify issues and opportunities in meeting the cost requirements of assigned work.

Employer’s Statement

Leggett & Platt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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