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Posted on 02/01/2023


Auburn Hills


CNC Machinist Job Description


Acme Manufacturing, the global leading machine tool builder for the Medical Device, Aerospace, Firearms industries, and many others, seeks a motivated CNC Machinist who enjoys learning and working in a fast-paced and challenging environment. If you are customer-focused, driven, and seeking the opportunity to experience exciting challenges and growth, look no further. The successful candidate will join our talented team of 80+ in our beautiful Auburn Hills, Michigan office and get the opportunity to work globally.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have good organizational skills and attention to detail, strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to follow work instructions, cooperate with co-workers; demonstrates attitude of helpfulness, and possesses CNC machining aptitude along with time management skills to get the jobs completed.

Major Duties & Responsibilities


  • Machine details by the supplied CAD drawing(s).
  • Program CNC’s using the CAD drawings and GibbsCAM.
  • Confers with engineers to resolve details or rejections.
  • Does not require direct supervision.
  • Make recommendations to other functional areas to achieve quality improvement or lowering of design and manufacturing cost.
  • Update the Operations Manager on the activities of your assignment.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as required or as assigned by supervisor(s).
  • Be willing to work over-time and possible weekends.
  • Inspect and Maintain CNC’s, including preventative maintenance.
  • Handle materials into and out of the machine by use of overhead crane.
  • Keep the work environment safe.

Minimum Skills & Abilities

Experience / Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • 1-2 years of inspection of details using measuring equipment required.
  • 1-2 years of mechanical assembly (preferred).
  • 1-2 years of AutoCAD 2D (preferred).
  • 5-10 years of CNC machining required, including proper tooling and feed rates.
  • 3-5 years of GibbsCAM preferred.

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Acme Manufacturing is one of the earliest pioneers in surface finishing automation. Since 1910, the company has remained family-owned and operated by four generations of the Carlson family. The family has brought a steady sequence of innovations to over 20 industries on a global scale. As the premier robotic integrator in the surface finishing space, Acme has built a family culture with values that continue to drive our technology-focused mindset.

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