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Covering Ashland, Iron, Lincoln, Oneida, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Vilas Counties


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Job Description:

As the CNC Machinist at BW Papersystems, you will perform duties required to set up and efficiently operate two or more CNC machines to perform rough and finish milling, turning, drilling, reaming, tapping, facing, boring, and other operations on parts, following routings and prints and using knowledge of machine capabilities and shop math.


Essential Functions

Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control sequences, spindle/tool coordinates, machining methods, tooling, and sequences.

Load program into machine controller or enter commands to retrieve pre-programmed routines, and continually inspect as needed.

Position parts relative to pre-programmed location using parallels, fixtures, shims, and other holding devices.

Set positions on control panel using offsets to prevent crashing of spindle into part or holding device.

Calculate and set machine controls to position spindle in relation to workpiece.

Start machine and monitor display and machine operation to detect malfunctions.

Enter commands or manually adjust machine controls to correct malfunctions or out of tolerance machining.

Confer with supervisor or programmer to resolve problems.

Follow prescribed rules for safety and cleanliness, maintaining work area and equipment in accordance with standards and policies for safe conduct and operation of equipment.

Report defective material, parts, equipment, and unusual conditions to leader.

Mount, align and secure tooling, attachments, and workpiece on machine.

Manipulate dials and switches to override program and correct machine performance, applying practical knowledge of machine operation.

Observe and listen to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools.

Measure finished parts for conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as calipers, micrometers, dial indicators and gauges.

Instruct and assist other machinists with complex machining problems, setups and operations.

Manage machining jobs to ensure completion of required machining work within specified time frames.

Identify, communicate, and document improvements to procedures and processes.

Set up and operate multiple CNC machines effectively and efficiently that is required to the plan.

Comply with company standards for attendance and hours of work.

Skills and Abilities

Which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

Apply common sense to carry out instructions given in written, oral or diagram form.

Deal with problems in standard situations encountered on the job.

Perform basic arithmetic with common and decimal fractions.

Understand and work with practical geometry such as circumference and properties of pairs of angles.

Communicate job related issues to teammates and leader.


High school diploma or GED equivalent is required with 4+ years of CNC Machine operating experience.

2-year technical certification of a CNC or Machine relatable experience.

At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job.  If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying.  We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.
(This post was last modified: 03-13-2024, 02:46 AM by My Northern Wisconsin.)