CNC Machinist
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Job Overview

We are looking for an efficient CNC Machinist to join our Engineering department. You will be handling and preparing CNC machinery for daily operations. You should be able to adjust/change machine temperatures and cutting styles according to the tasks at hand.

Besides, you should interpret technical drawings and understand project requirements. Apart from operating the machinery, you should also perform maintenance tasks. While undertaking your duties, you should ensure abiding by the safety standards. 

Your analytical skills and detail-oriented approach will aid in performing your duties efficiently. Moreover, you should have good physical and mental stamina. In addition to this, strong engineering background and knowledge of industry trends are vital to this position.

If you can handle complex machinery and shoulder day-to-day operations effortlessly, then do write to us. 

Freshers with sound technical knowledge are also welcome. 


  • Determining tools and attachments needed for a particular job

  • Adjusting cutting style and machine speed as the project requirements

  • Supervising the cutting process and setting desired machine temperatures

  • Reading and interpreting mechanical drawings, blueprints, and cutting plans

  • Ensuring all finished products meet specifications and quality standards

  • Performing daily maintenance tasks and maintaining a record of it

  • Preparing CNC machinery for daily production tasks

  • Conducting test runs to check machine output

  • Operating CNC machinery in a safe and efficient manner

  • Analyzing the project specifications and tasks at hand

  • Maintaining a written record of instructions and machine operation procedures

  • Adhering to the safety protocols and standards at all times


  • Degree or diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

  • 1-2 years of experience as a CNC Machinist or a similar position in the Engineering department

  • Complete knowledge in operating CNC machinery like drills, lathes, and water jet cutters

  • Familiarity in using CAD software such as Solidworks, AutoCAD, and Tinker

  • Understanding of industry best practices and safety protocols

  • Good mathematical and technical skills

  • Having an eye for detail

  • Ability to interpret technical drawings

  • Strong analytical and computer skills

  • Physically fit and able to work for long hours

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