CNC Machinist

LINCOLN ELECTRIC AUTOMATION   Chattanooga, TN   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on September 2, 2022

Lincoln Electric Automation of Chattanooga is seeking someone ambitious to read blue prints and machine complex parts on CNC Machining Centers.  

This position will require you to use problem solving skills to create quality parts. 4+ years of CNC Machining experience, advanced measurement skills (mics, calipers, indicators, etc.) knowledge of feeds and speeds, ability to do shop mathematics. 

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 10 paid holidays, PTO, life insurance, short & long term disability, and a bonus plan, and second shift incentive pay. Starting pay around $22-$25 for this hourly second shift position. Our core hours are Mon-Thurs 3:30pm-2:00am with an average of 50 hours a week including overtime according to workload.  Base pay depends on job-related skills, knowledge, and experience.


  • Indicate vises for alignment each week
  • Calibrate probes each week
  • Indicate and calibrate tool measurement arms as needed
  • Load/unload tools in tool magazine and Tool Data page
  • Program and set up complex parts
  • Read blue print then verify and check parts to print dimensions as machined
  • Performs in process checks of parts so that adjustments can be made before a nonconformance occurs or a large number of parts are machined out of specifications. 
  • Monitors quality, makes tool changes and adjustments as required.  
  • Check the accuracy of your measurement tools to the company standards
  • Cleans and inspects equipment to avoid breakdowns
  • Keeps work area clean and neat and complies with all safety standards
  • Observe the machines during the machining process to verify correct speeds and feeds and for machine potential malfunctions
  • Lay out, measure and mark materials
  • Fit and assemble parts as per instructions or to print using hand tools and machinery
  • Fabricate and modify/repair machine parts.
  • Must also be able to fabricate, modify or repair machine parts.
  • Study blueprints, sketches or drawings, and engineering information to determine the best methods and sequences to produce parts
  • Select proper materials, machines and tools to manufacture parts as required.
  • Program G and M codes and Mazatrol
  • Read prints confer with engineers, supervisors, and manufacturing personnel about technical information to produce the best quality parts.
  • Design set up fixtures, specialty tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
  • Offline programing including Camware, up to Mastercam, and Esprit
  • Troubleshooting & unhang tool changing arm without assistants
  • Optional: Multi Axis CNC Machine