Our client has an immediate opportunity for a CNC Setup Operator to join their team.


Wage: $17 – $19 per hour – Benefits available


Shift: Afternoon or Weekend shifts available




  • Possess a comprehensive working knowledge of the theory and practical application of all of CNC machining procedures
  • Learn to efficiently operate medium to large CNC horizontal and vertical milling, drilling and boring machines
  • Read and understand required information to complete the machining processes to specifications from tool prints and
  • CAM surface data
  • Verify dimension of molds for accuracy and conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments
  • Retrieve and manage supplied data and created files
  • Participate in up front design reviews as a resource to Engineering
  • Ability to perform and assist with job set-ups in a safe manner
  • Safely handle and manipulate mould blocks and components with overhead cranes and lifting devices as well as forklift trucks; Demonstrate proper tooling and job pick up and orientation techniques
  • Ensure and verify that the finished results of any job are to the internal and external customer specifications, and report all problems or discrepancies to management
  • Participate in benchmarking of new tooling and equipment
  • Able to travel as required for investigational and training purposes




  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a CNC set up operator in a manufacturing environment, ideally automotive.
  • Knowledge of machining standards and expectations
  • Understanding of 3D CAD and data manipulation
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to assess situations and determine when to ask for assistance for decision making
  • Able to work independently as well as being a team player
  • Will be required to work varied shifts on a long term basis




If you would be interested in knowing more about this role, please submit your resume, 2 references, wage expectations and your interview availability to Patricia MacQueen at [email protected].