Lead CNC Machinist (Setup Operation)

Website Steel Craft Corporation

Lead CNC Machinist (Setup Operator 3) Job Highlights

Title Lead CNC Machinist (Setup Operation)
Type Full Time (1st shift)
Experience Required
Function Management, Manufacturing
Location Hartford, WI, United States
Company Steel Craft Corporation

Company Profile

Steel Craft Corporation offers complex fabrication expertise using processes that include laser cutting, tube lasers, metal stamping, NC punch presses, welding (MIG, TIG, Plasma, Resistant, and Projection), NC brake forming, machining (vertical and horizontal), and painting (e-coat, liquid, and powder) coupled with mechanical and electro-mechanical assembly, testing, certifying and logistics management.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Lead CNC Machinist (Setup Operation) who will be responsible for day-to-day machining operations under the direction of a Production Supervisor.

Additionally, program CNC machines as well as troubleshoot related issues.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in CNC machine setup and operation
  • 1+ years of experience in a prior leadership role
  • 2+ years of experience in CNC machine programming
  • Prior education related to CNC machine operations, setup, or programming (preferred)
  • Prior overhead crane experience (preferred)


  • Align and secure holding fixtures
  • Assist in the installation/setup of new equipment
  • Call up and load programs into the machine
  • Direct machine shop production and mentor machinists
  • Dispatch jobs to machinists using ERP software based on the production schedule
  • Establish and communicate subordinate employee hours weekly
  • Maintain machine tooling
  • Make program adjustments via offsets
  • Occasionally operate and setup CNC machines
  • Perform continuous improvement projects to improve department efficiency
  • Program CNC machines
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Recognize and replace ineffective tools
  • Run production on a variety of materials/jobs as needed – steel, aluminum, copper, etc.
  • Troubleshoot using knowledge of programming and G&M codes
  • Use precision tools; perform quality checks
  • Perform any other duties as assigned


  • Advanced ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Advanced math and measurement skills
  • Must have advanced knowledge of G&M codes
  • Must have valid forklift certification

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds consistently
  • Ability to stand up to 12-hour shifts
  • Ability to reach above shoulders, stoop, kneel, crouch

Work Environment

  • Working conditions include regular exposure to noise, dust, metal debris, and changes in ambient temperature.
  • Requires use of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).


  • A competitive 401(k) Plan with a maximum 4% employer contribution match
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, Short-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, and more
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Discounted Day Care Assistance
  • Health Savings Account company annual contributions
  • Identify Theft Insurance
  • Low-cost Dental, Vision, Voluntary Life, Long-Term Disability, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Insurance coverage
  • Over 85% of employers paid medical insurance premiums, plans with low deductibles, and wellness incentives
  • Paid Parental Leave (Maternity/Paternity)
  • Paid-Time Off: Vacation, PTO/Sick Leave, Paid Summer Shut-down, Company Observed Paid Holidays, and a Paid Volunteer Day
  • Pet Insurance
  • Quarterly Incentive Bonus Plan
  • Fun and engaging employee activities, events, outings, and more

Employer’s Statement

Steel Craft Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company does not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law about any employment practices (hiring, training, promotion, etc.) for all qualified employees and prospective employees.

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