CNC Setup/Operator
Job Type


Job Title: CNC Machine Operator    Department: Manufacturing 

FLSA Status: Not-Exempt Hourly    Travel:  None 

Reports to:  Manufacturing Supervisor   Location:  Nicholasville, KY 

The Sargent and Greenleaf (S&G) Lock Solutions Group delivers proven lock and door solutions that protect people and assets at home, at work, and in communities around the world. With trusted brands such as Sargent & Greenleaf, Delaney Hardware, Premier Steel Doors & Frames and MegaMet Industries, we can provide businesses and consumers high-security safe locks and locking systems, high-quality door hardware and fixtures, commercial-grade steel doors and frames, as well as multi-family and commercial security solutions.  

Our unique portfolio of lock and door solution brands serves a wide range of our customers’ security needs across industries and applications. Together, we are on a mission to make the world more secure today and in the future. 

Job Summary: 

We are looking for a skilled Machine Operator to set up, maintain and operate machinery. You’ll ensure the interminable and efficient running of production. 

Position Responsibilities:  

  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle 
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed) 
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines 
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools 
  • Test operation of machines periodically 
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift 
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws 
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products 
  • Maintain activity logs 



Position Qualifications: 

  • Proven experience as a machine operator 
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.) 
  • Understanding of production procedures 
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g., constant use of protective gear) 
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and manuals 
  • Analytical skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Teamwork and communication skills 
  • Physical stamina and strength 
  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus 

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