Position Description

CNC Operator Machinist (Swing Shift)
Location Spokane Valley, Washington
# of openings 1
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Job Summary

Follow prints, procedures, and specifications to set up and operate CNC and/or manual machines, primarily lathes and mills, to machine parts to very close tolerances, and to operate these machines using best and safe practices.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Setup and operate CNC and/or manual production machines, primarily mills and lathes
  • Utilize required fixtures, cutting tools and work instructions to machine parts to specification
  • Perform simple editing offsets (CNC only)
  • Identify product/process improvements and participate with co-workers to implement these improvements
  • Operate machines using best and safe practices
  • Must produce parts within required tolerances
  • Function as a team member and support other teams
  • Willingness to cross train on other machines as required
  • Follow documented processes
  • Maintain a high degree of quality
  • Maintain accurate paperwork
  • Housekeeping/maintenance of work area and machinery
  • In order to achieve business objectives, work weeks in excess of 40 hours may be required
  • Abide by company policies
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of two (2) years CNC and/or manual machining experience required, or accredited trade or vocational school machining certificate, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in the set-up and operation of multiple types of machine shop equipment
  • Familiarity with operation and maintenance of machines and tooling
  • Ability to machine parts to precise specifications
  • Ability to interpret mechanical drawings for proper applications of tolerances, fit, and process control
  • Experience/training in the proper use of precision measuring instruments including calipers, machinist protractors, radius/thread gauges and micrometers


Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to moving mechanical parts, machinery and equipment, and vibration.  The employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.  While performing some job duties, there is a risk of electrical shock and other risks associated with a manufacturing environment.  Job duties may require work in high, precarious places, work in outside weather conditions, and exposure to extreme temperatures in some cases.  The noise level in the working environment is often loud.  Because of this environment and associated risks, use of job appropriate personal protective equipment and clothing is required.


Wagstaff, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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