The Council of Industry

  • CNC Machinist/Programmer, IPA

    Job Locations US-NY-Woodstock
    Posted Date 11 months ago(4/28/2018 10:42 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Machinist / Tool Maker / Programmer
    Innovative Products of America, IPA Tools
  • Overview

    Fast paced and Growing manufacturer seeking an Experienced CNC Machinist/Programmer.


    The selected individual will produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.


    Must have experience using 3D CAD (Solidworks).


    Do you want to put your military experience to work in a civilian career? The Council of Industry has matched the skills from various MOS job descriptions with our own job postings. Being that we work with manufacturing companies throughout the Hudson Valley, our positions align nicely with various military jobs. This particular job aligns with MOS code(s): 44E and 2161


    CNC Operator Machinist Job Duties:


    • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
    • Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock.
    • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
    • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
    • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
    • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
    • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
    • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
    • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
    • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
    • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
    • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments


    Current work includes setting up HAAS 2 axis CNC lathe. Knowledge of Swiss machines a plus.


    • Conceptual Skills
    • Process Improvement
    • Functional and Technical Skills
    • Controls and Instrumentation
    • Supply Management
    • Tooling, Coordination
    • Inventory Control
    • Attention to Detail
    • Verbal Communication
    • Judgment

    Company Profile

    Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specializing in the development of innovative tools and equipment since 1991. Located in Woodstock, New York, Our company is supported by a dedicated team of electro-mechanical engineers, an experienced global sourcing department, full scale sales and marketing services, and onsite manufacturing. These elements allow our company to offer cutting edge solutions.




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