CNC Machinist

Signicast, 1800 Innovation Way, Hartford, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #51
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Signicast is the industry’s leading investment casting manufacturer. Through the hard work and dedication of our employees, we satisfy our customer's needs by safely delivering a quality product on-time, at a competitive price. Working at Signicast means becoming part of a world-class company. With industry-leading Total Rewards package and the potential to grow your career with us. Signicast doesn’t just invest in you— we help you invest in a future.


Under the direction of the Production Supervisor and the Master Technician, the CNC Machinist is responsible for loading parts in the machine, cycling the machine, making adjustments to the machine and detects malfunctions in machine operations, such as worn or damaged cutting tools. 



This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded from time to time to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary.

·           Comply with all safety and health guidelines, quality standard practices/procedures and housekeeping standards.

·           Reads and interprets blueprints and part drawings.

·           Properly and safely loads and unloads castings and raw materials in CNC machinery.

·           Uses gages and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements.

·           Understands, interprets and edits FANUC G-code programming.

·           Recognizes, deploys and properly uses inserts, fixtures and tooling.

·           Understands and has the ability to perform tool wear offsets.

·           Performs daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on CNC machinery.

·           Utilizes and follows ISO / TS requirements and safety procedures.

·           Assist in the training of any new hires.

·           Dependable and reliable attendance required.

·           Supervisory Responsibilities – None.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This position requires a high school diploma or HSED/GED Equivalent.  Must possess good computer skills and be able to learn new skills as needed.  This position requires one to two years of training.  Must be familiar with blue prints, part drawings and GD&T concepts.


Must be able to effectively communicate with other employees to share information, solves problems, and instructs or train lesser skilled employees.  Must have the ability to read and interpret complex documents such as blueprints, part drawings, shop orders, work plans, and short correspondence.  Must be able to write standard reports and documentation.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Requires the ability to operate various equipment to include computer, various precision measuring devices and lifting devices.  Requires a broad knowledge of tooling, material characteristics, and general manufacturing and machining practices.  Should be knowledgeable and/or familiar with applicable ISO/TS and quality system requirements and policies.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is frequently required to stand, and/or walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Safety glasses and safety shoes must be worn in all manufacturing areas.  Additional PPE may be required as needed.

The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.     This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" employment relationship.  Signicast retains the discretion to add or change the duties of this position at any time.

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision after 60 days!
  • 401k with 6% match!
  • Quarterly Profit Sharing! 
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Voluntary Benefits Include: Life and Disability Insurance, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, and Legal Shield
Signicast provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
  • Signicast, 1800 Innovation Way, Hartford, Wisconsin, United States of America