Operator, CNC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what s possible?

CNC Op/SET UP Avon Lake OH

Shift: Monday-Friday 6am -230pm (Overtime as needed)

SummaryOperate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces. Perform complete and independent set-up of various CNC machine tools and perform primary operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

Know all equipment in area of responsibility; understand and use equipment effectively

Observe machine gauges and equipment operation, including the use of precision instruments and gauges to detect defects or deviations from standards, and make adjustments as necessary.

Adjusting tooling offsets for proper part production.

Working from prints, sketches, oral and written instructions in order to determine the sequence of operations to be performed, dimensions and tolerances to be held, tools to use and method of locating, aligning and holding work.

Preset and/or sharpen cutting tools as required.

Deburr and break edges of own machine parts.

Maintain identification of machined parts as required.

Perform required preventive maintenance and understand tag out\lock out processes

Work in a fast-paced environment in order to keep up with production demands.

Demonstrate and perform safety practices at all times.

Maintain run time and production records.

Assist in performance of other duties as needed to meet the objectives of the department.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High School Diploma or equivalent

Windows, basic Fanuc (M & G Codes) a plus.

Must be able to read shop drawings and instructions; Must be able to accurately use and read measuring tools.

Must be able to perform basic math calculations

Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position.

Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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