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CNC Machinist

By December 6, 2022No Comments

Top Gun Staffing is looking for a strong CNC Set-up Machinist for a role with a major manufacturer in the Huntsville/Athens area!  This role is a lead position and requires strong experience with various CNC Machinery including Mills and Lathes.  


  • Responsible for setting up and operating various CNC machinery for production
  • Conduct First and Last Article Inspections
  • Achieve optimum productivity by reducing set-up times, reducing cycle times, and monitoring output
  • Provide training, support, and expertise to all CNC Operators
  • Ensure equipment is maintained and will remain in operation with limited to no down-time


Support CNC operations and maximize productivity by:

  • Performing technically intensive set-ups and changeovers
  • Supporting Operators by providing training, materials, and feedback
  • Troubleshooting any production issues
  • Performing and assisting with in-process Quality Inspection
  • Operating CNC Machinery as needed
  • Optimize performance by reducing set-up times, increasing outputs, and improving first-pass yield
  • Mount, align, and secure attachments, tools, fixture, and workpieces
  • Use of instruments and measuring devices to calculate dimensions and tolerances
  • CNC Machinery includes Lathes, Mills, Shapers, Grinders


  • Pass CNC assessment Operator test with a score of at least 80%
  • Experience with Set-Up and Operation of various CNC machinery including Mills, Lathes, Shapers, and Grinders
  • History of working in teams
  • Problem solving ability and active troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of Continuous Improvement
  • Supervisory experience