Job details

Posted: 12 June, 2021 Job Reference ID: 4118150 Location: Stoney Creek

positions: VMC Set up Operator job type: full time,permanent compensation: $24.00-28.00/hourly + Company Benefits

Job description

Job Type:

Permanent / Full-Time



Company Benefits

About the Company:

Our client is a North American manufacturer and designer of custom hydraulic cylinders including but not limited to single acting, double acting, displacement, large bore, telescopic and piggyback. With over 45 years in the industry, they are an ISO 9001 certified, lean manufacturing company offering superior quality and short lead times. The client is built to design, develop and manufacture custom Hydraulic Cylinders.

They are rapidly growing and are currently seeking a VMC Set up Operator.


  • Perform set up and operation of the VMC (Mills)
  • Select, pre-set and install live tooling in tool posts, turrets or indexing heads and automatic tool change magazine as required by the sequence
  • Select & edit programs, select and prepare tooling as required
  • Ensure effective production of quality parts by completing in-process and final checks using gauges and measuring equipment
  • Complete first run inspection and complete spot checks for conformance to specifications
  • Edit program to optimize and/or correct machine performance
  • Ensure that all machining tasks are completed in accordance with specified run times
  • Notify Team Leader when run times are incorrect or the cycle time does not match the tact time
  • Organize tools for next run during automatic controlled cycles to decrease changeover time
  • Provide valuable input to programmers that may require assistance with tool selection
  • Complete minor troubleshooting as required
  • Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions such as worn or damaged cutting tools when possible
  • Provide guidance and/or training for co-workers
  • Make recommendations for productivity and/or method improvements
  • Ensure ISO guidelines are followed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Completion of High School Diploma
  • Completion of vocational or technical training
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and an ability to maintain tight tolerances with various components is required
  • Strong understanding of tools and programs is considered an asset

All applicants please forward your resume to be considered. Skilled Trades Agency would like to thank you for applying.