Job Listing Description

CNC Machine Operator

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a candidate for CNC Machine Operator position located in Beltsville, MD.


• Create complex CNC Programs using Esprit software 
• Utilize ProE/CAD Models, and engineering drawings for program creation. 
• Utilize machining background for efficiencies in program creation as well as machining approaches in reducing machining and setup time/cost. 
Secondary: Machinist 
• Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, to make metal / composite parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions. 
• Interprets blueprints, sketches/shop drawings, and engineering specifications; determines sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup. 
• Uses a variety of machinist’s hand tools and precision measuring instruments; makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds; measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay our stock for machining. Some machines may be numerically controlled (CNC). 
Required Skills/Abilities: 
  • Ability to program mills (lathes a plus) by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs. 
  • Ability to create, revise and/or update CNC programs to reflect shop, engineering or program changes written in English. 
  • Machinist (Secondary) 
  • Experience and proven ability to set up, load programs, and operate lathe and mill machines. 
  • Proven ability, extensive experience in machining of large metallic aerospace products. 
  • Monitor feed/speed of machines during operation. 
  • Select appropriate tools, machines, materials to be used in preparation of machinery work. 
  • Maintain specifications by observing drilling, grooving, 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 
  • Machining experience with Titanium a plus. 
  • Conventional machining (lathe and mill work) a plus. 
  • Maintain 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. 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Ability to interpret Engineering Drawings including knowledge of GD&T 
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and teamwork skills 
  • Focused on and motivated to provide excellent customer service 
  • Ability to: 
  • make decisions and work with limited supervision 
  • work overtime when required 
  • work 9/80 work week (9 hr day/M-Th. Alt. Friday off) 
  • Minimum Education/Experience Requirements: 
  • HS diploma or equivalent; add'l AA degree or technical training preferred. 
  • CNC programming exp. and G-code proficiency preferred 
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office, Esprit CAM 
  • Working knowledge of Vericut software on cutter path verification preferred
  • 10+ yrs exp. with lathe, mill machinery; aerospace mfg. environment experience preferred. 

Job Number: 1710067830
Job Location: Beltsville, MD
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 05/05/2017
Attention: Jonas Lindner
Address: 1839 S ALMA SCHOOL RD STE 250
City, State: MESA, AZ 85210
Phone: 480/929-9922
800 Phone: 800/657-0997
Fax Phone: 480/929-9779

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