Company Name:

General Stamping & Metalworks


Tomah, WI

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

July 5, 2019

CNC Machine Operators (16.25 - 20.50/hr)

Job Description

Why Choose General Stamping & Metalworks?

  • Employer since 1922. (Tomah 2006)
  • Competitive Wages
  • Pay determined based on skills and experience
  • Convenient Shifts (start times 7AM, 3PM, 11PM)
  • Advancement & Growth Opportunities
  • Air conditioned Welding Booths
  • Machine & process knowledge Supervisors
  • Excellent benefit package which includes: 401 K Plan, short & Long term disability, medical insurance, dental & vision
  • Holiday pay, vacation accrual starting on the date of hire and available to use after 90 days of employment

The Machine Operator is responsible for safely, productively, and skillfully creating beautiful metal fabricated parts to print on CNC Lasers, Press Brakes and Machining Centers. Daily preventive maintenance and cleaning is required on: the press brake, inspection equipment, computer equipment, and the surrounding area. Proper maintenance ensures our equipment runs in top factory condition and to full capability every day and the production environment is organized and efficient.

Key Responsibilities and Purpose
The primary responsibility of the Machine Operator is to produce quality metal fabricated parts to customer print specifications using allotted standard times and processes.

Additional tasks include:

  • Using inspection devices to inspect parts, according to print and product inspection plan (PIP)
  • Using check fixtures to verify that the part is to print as required
  • Making small, mathematically calculated, angle corrections
  • Orienting the part correctly
  • Picking tooling, as identified in the CNC program, from tooling inventory
  • Loading tooling in the order identified in the CNC program
  • Gathering required documents (Process Photos, Process Inspection Plans, Job Traveler, print and work in process parts) to successfully run the job
  • Reading the print fully to understand tolerances, geometry, material thickness and special instructions
  • Reading traveler for special instructions
  • Wearing proper protective equipment, as directed by equipment or process
  • Understanding safety requirements in every area, and complying
  • Using material data sheets effectively
  • Participating in continuous improvement projects as requested
  • Following GSMW policy
  • Daily, weekly, monthly, and annual department maintenance as assigned
  • Following Press Brake process standard operating procedure
  • Offering process improvement ideas
  • Accurately entering quantities and inspection results into the computer
  • Clocking into attendance systems

Qualifications and Competencies - Preferred
The ideal candidate has the ability to move adeptly in a computer program, read a blue print, and have an understanding of basic geometry concepts.


Press Brake, Laser, Machining Certification or training (preferred)
Blue Print reading
High school diploma or equivalent (preferred)

Prior manufacturing experience preferred, but we will train the right candidate with a solid work history and great work ethic.

Conditions of Hire
All employment with GSM, Inc. is at-will by the employer and employee and therefore subject to change.

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