CNC Machinist - Level 2
Körber Medipak Systems NA - Fargo Automation Division
Fargo, ND

$22 an hour


General Purpose:

Responsible for set up and operation of computer numerical control (CNC) vertical mill. Purpose is to produce quality parts to be used in the assembly of our machinery.

Essential Functions:

-Selects correct material for work order (1)

-Operates controls to ensure the program is correct (1)

-Positions and secures work piece in vise or on jig according to machining sequence (2)

-Loads program into machine and puts proper tooling in place according to work order (1)

-Uses probe to touch-off part (1)

-Navigates program to verify tooling (1)

-Deburs finished parts (1)

-Cleans part after it is made to remove markings (1)

-Marks each part with work order information (1)

-Places each part in the designated location (1)

-Replaces broken tooling in the machine (2)

-Confers with CNC programmers to resolve program errors (6)

-Restarts machine mid-program (4)

-Performs maintenance checks on machines daily and reports any concerns to manager (3)

-Works with other CNC machinists to keep all machines in production (3)

-Meets agreed upon objectives and deadlines (3)

-Uses basic understanding of code for feeds and speeds to fix errors (2)

-Enters commands or manually adjusts machine controls to correct malfunctions or tolerances (machine binding) (1,2)

-Calibrates a tool touch off and probe (1)

-Performs scheduled maintenance on machines as required (3)

-Takes initiative towards solving ones’ own problems (5)

-Assists and trains other CNC operators by answering questions, showing them the ropes, and helping them excel (6)

-Learns and understands basic programming knowledge and multiple part set-ups (replicate programming) (4,5)

Supplementary Functions:

-Cleans work area daily including emptying chip barrels, washing and cleaning out machines, mopping floor areas, cleaning benches and papers (3,9)

-Shows a strong eagerness to learn (5)

-Exhibits a positive attitude toward other employees and the company (8)

-Participates in company meetings (10)

Education, Experience and Qualifications:

Level 1

-High school diploma or GED equivalent

-One year work related experience

Level 2

In addition to Level 1:

-Efficient at Level 1 tasks

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Level 1

-Knowledge of various material types (4)

-Knowledge of different tooling and what each are used for (4)

-Uses hand tools and power tools at a basic level (9)

-Reads and understands CAD prints (4)

-Basic mechanical knowledge (4)

-Basic mathematical knowledge (4)

-Displays great attention to detail (1)

-Exhibits a “think like the business owner” mentality (8)

-Must be able to work independently (2)

-Must be able to understand both verbal and written instructions and follow them with precision (1)

-Exhibits clear communication (verbal and written) (6)

-Demonstrates basic computer literacy with common computer programs such as MS-Word, MS-Excel, and MS-Outlook (4)

-Displays machining knowledge (4)

Level 2

-Ability to problem solve to find the most efficient way to complete tasks (5)

-Ability to troubleshoot programs at the machine and fix errors (2)

Working Environment:

Manufacturing environment: may be exposed to loud noises, sharp tools, jagged material, aluminum and plastic shavings, and machinery that has moving parts

Physical Requirements:

-Lift up to 40 pounds

-Standing for long periods of time

Confidentiality Duties:

-Ensures confidential company information, such as, but not limited to, legal company info, research and development, customer names, and job profitability, is not at any time to be communicated to customers or vendors of KMSNA. All reasonable measures should be taken to ensure this type of information is not released

-Requires a high level of disciplinary action not to let information get out and into the hands of the wrong individuals by mistake or intention. KMSNA. signs many confidentiality agreements with their customers, which in turn are passed on to KMSNA’s employees.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 /hour

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Morning (Preferred)
  • Evening (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly