CNC Machinist (1st Shift)

Mid-Continent Engineering
October 12, 2021
Minneapolis, MN
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Shifts Available :

  • 1st Shift: Monday - Thursday; 6:00am - 4:30pm (No Fridays!)

Salary : $25 - $35 per hour

Benefits we have to offer:

  • Climate controlled facility
  • Lots of overtime to be had but not mandatory
  • Medical, Dental & Vision for employee & family including domestic partners
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual starts immediately
  • Yearly shoe allowance
  • Referral Program


This position will be responsible for the set-up, adjustment and operation of the machine. Use tools to perform progressive machining operations on a variety of standardized work, having close tolerances and finish requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze drawings, sketches and design data of parts to determine dimension and configuration of cuts, selection of cutting tools, and machine speeds and feed rates.
  • Responsible for setting up, running and checking first part and in many cases completing production run.
  • Prepare geometric layout on graph paper or using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) software to show location of reference points and direction of cutting paths.
  • Write instruction sheets and cutter lists to guide setup and operation of machine.
  • Revise program to eliminate instruction errors or omissions.
  • Observe operation of machine on trial run to prove taped or programmed instructions.
  • Program, Set-up, and Operate.


  • Degree from two-year technical school or skill equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years' Machining or shop experience
  • CNC Mill experience
  • Experience with Mori Seki, Kao Ming's, Okuma and FSM preferred
  • Fanuc Controls
  • Must have the ability to operate, set-up- vertical and horizontal machines.
  • Programming experience with SolidWorks or SurfCam
  • Blueprint Reading
  • GD&T Knowledge
  • AS9100 Quality System

About Us:

Mid-Continent has been a supplier to first-tier OEMs within the medical, aerospace and defense industries for decades. Mid-Continent Engineering stuffs the armed forces supply chain with products of our capabilities such as precision machining, aerospace welding, chromate conversion and paint/powder coat finishing, mechanical assemblies, and other design-assist services.

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