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Ernie Ball, Inc.


CNC Operator


Full Time, Monday - Friday 7:00-3:30pm


Setup and operate CNC machines, lathes, and mills to make parts per engineering and production specifications.
Understand and edit CNC “G-Code”
Read engineering drawings and interpret dimensions and tolerances of pieces to be machined.
Follow production dispatches and produce quality parts in a timely manner
Set-up machines from drawings and set up sheets to operate a variety of CNC machines, Fadal and Milltronics mills and Haas lathes.
Read blueprints and have basic knowledge of inspection, hold tight tolerances to prints and produce quality components using basic GDT principals.
Change out tooling as needed per job and keep inventory of tooling according to shop quantities.
Inspect for quality control. Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
Suggest improvements or make recommendations, continuing to enhance the quality, processes, material and methods used in the production process.
Work with appropriate departments to update drawings and measurements for any new instruments or changes made to the parts and components.
Continuously check the accuracy and audit measuring tools and calibrate them if needed.
Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
Meet deadlines and quotas to meet maintenance and production needs.


Technical or trade school diploma in machine shop operations or related field.
5 or more years of experience
CAM/CAD experience. Basic G code editing, Pro E or Creo programming, conversation and other programming a plus.
Ability to generate speeds and feeds, basic adjustments to tooling and programs as needed.
Must have good mechanical aptitude and be trainable. Always willing to learn.
Experience inspecting parts.
Ability to hold tolerances.
Strong oral and written communication skills.


Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Time
Paid Holidays
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
Employee Discount
Gym memberships


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