CNC Lathe Machinist/ Programmer
Job Type

CNC Lathe Machinist

** $2,000 Sign on bonus ** 

MDC Precision is a world leader in delivering high-quality products to the research, semiconductor, aerospace, life sciences, and food processing sectors.

Our customers rely on us to provide the precision components that are required for the operation at the atomic scale. We enable innovation by bringing our expertise in vacuum science, ultrapure and ultra-hygienic materials fabrication, ceramic-to-metal sealing along with our design and manufacturing partnerships- all to enable science to change the world for the better.



High school diploma or equivalent; AA/AS degree in engineering/manufacturing is preferred

5+ years shop experience required

High vacuum (UHV) experience (knowledge of high vacuum surface finish requirements)

Superior knowledge of GD&T’s and ability to interpret feature control blocks (ASME Y14)

Superior English language skills –both spoken and written;

A proclivity for life-long learning

A desire to join and contribute to a world-class, global organization

Functions & Responsibilities:

Setup/prototype machinist that is self-motivated and able to accomplish a high level of work without supervision to produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating CNC lathes and vertical turret lathes. You will work directly with welders on special projects including large vacuum weldments and chambers. Expected to handle all aspects of machining from start to finish, including deburring and detail work. Must maintain quality and safety standards. Experience with Doosan lathe with Fanuc controls is desirable but not required.

Ability to make edits and prove programs

CNC programming at the controls

Solid understanding of G-Code/M-Code

Ability to read drawings/blueprints

Selection of cutting tools, machine speeds, and feed rates according to machine capabilities and work holding

Self-motivated with strong attention to detail

Carry out daily/weekly preventative maintenance

Practice good housekeeping (5S)

Communicate all defects and scrap

Notify supervisor of any problems in manufacturing product or safety issues

Shop math skills - geometry and trig

Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively

Ability to lift at least 75lb, bend, stoop, reach, and stand for an extended period of time

Use of PPE (personal protective equipment) and safe lifting techniques

Familiarity with pre/post-weld machining is beneficial but can be picked up on the job

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Description
$35.00-$55.00 per hour