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CNC Setup/Operator


Computer Operator


Syracuse, New York, United States

Eaton’s ES GEIS CHD division is currently seeking a CNC Setup/Operator. The core hours are 6:30 am to 2:30 pm. The hourly rate for this position is 23.99 per hour.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based on candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

  • Setup and operate two or more NC/CNC multi-axis, multi-turret lathes and multiple chucker lathes equipped with auto, manual or robotic loaders with related secondary auto/manual and conventional primary equipment and operate gear hobbing and milling machines.
  • Perform turning, drilling, boring, reaming, threading, tapping, forming, facing, milling and deburring operations performed on various types of material.
  • Must assemble tool setup packages prior to setup. Insert control tape, or download control program from DNC, set controls and perform manual data input functions as required.
  • Review operation sheet data, parts programs, tape readouts and blueprints and work with Standard work and maintain visual controls and aids.
  • Change collets and/or chucks; load and unload parts; load, unload and adjust tools on machines as necessary per layout and replace dull or broken tools. Initiate and insure accurate tool settings, manual data input and tape data input.
  • Adjust machine settings, at setup and during operation, using manual data input to correct variations.
  • Maintain a supply of material to machines and remove finished work to containers as necessary to maintain machine operation.
  • Inspect output as needed to maintain required specifications; correct for any discrepancies.
  • Perform accumulation, kitting, moving of kitted jobs, assemble, pack, and label various products of jobs as directed or guided following prescribed methods and standard work.
  • Administer the 5Ss and maintain area, machines and control units in a neat, clean, orderly and safe condition; wash-down, clean machinery and tooling as needed.
  • Perform simple preventative maintenance functions such as cleaning chips, maintaining coolant concentration and coolant levels as needed or directed. Follow prescribed or standard safety regulations.
  • Perform related duties as required or directed.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate area of LOCATION (50 miles) will be considered for this position.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ previous work experience in CNC setup and operation

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