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CNC Machine Set-Up Operator in Hudson, WI at United Stars

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Friday, Saturday and SUNDAY 6AM - 6PM

 Full Time Employment and all Benefits!


Ideal candidates will have a background and knowledge in set-up and running CNC lathes, hobs, mills or grinding equipment.

Intermediate reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent, or a 2 year degree program.


  • Reads process sheets, blueprints, and sketches of part to determine machining to be done,dimensional specifications, set up, and operating requirements.

  • Mounts work piece between centers, in chuck, or to faceplate, manually or using hoist.

  • Installs preset tooling in tool posts, turrets or indexing heads, and automatic-tool-change magazine, in sequence specified on process sheet.

  • Depresses buttons, toggles, and starts machining operation.

  • Observes numerical displays on control panel and compares with data on process sheet to verify dimensional adjustments, feed rates, and speeds of machining cuts.

  • Turns dials and switches to correct machine performance, applying practical knowledge of lathe operation.

  • Inspects first-run piece and spot-checks succeeding pieces for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and precision dial gauges.

  • Studies job packet and organizes materials for next run to shorten changeover time.

  • May set tools before positioning them in lathe, using precision gauges and instruments.

  • May set up and operate another machine tool during machining cycles.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


United Gear & Assembly offers a generous benefits program, which includes; health, vision and dental insurance, 401k program with 4% company contribution, company paid short term disability and life insurance with additional elective life insurance and long term disability, 10 paid holidays and profit sharing plan. We are committed to being an EOE and drug and alcohol free employer. Pre-employment drug screenings are conducted.


First Shift Monday through Friday:  6AM - 2PM



Second Shift Monday through Friday:  2PM - 10PM

Third Shift Sunday through Thursday: 10PM - 6PM

New weekend shift:

Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6 AM – 6 PM. and a 2nd shift of 6 PM – 6 AM.

 Full time employment at 3 days per week!