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Machining Cell Operator - Milwaukee, WI

Post Date: 02/08/2021

Req. Number: 86479

City: Milwaukee

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53217


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.


Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting for a Machining Cell Operator to work in the Union Grove, WI area.


Under the direction of the Supervisor, the Machining Cell Operator B sets up, adjusts and operates NC and CNC machining equipment for mass production of machined parts in accordance with manufacturing and quality standards and meeting customer specifications.



Includes the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Set up, adjust and operate manual and NC and CNC machining equipment for producing machined parts.  Vary or adjust speeds, feeds, tooling, and operating sequences.  Maintain and adjust tooling to hold tolerances. 
  • Ensure equipment operates correctly and safely.  Diagnose and correct operating, material and tooling problems and notify appropriate personnel as required.
  • Operate machines in accordance with cycle times. 
  • Inspect parts for adherence to quality standards.
  • Perform specified equipment maintenance and cleaning.
  • Follow all clean up and housekeeping procedures.  Comply with all quality and safety regulations.
  • Train and guide assisting personnel on set ups and operations.  Assist other operators on the more difficult set ups and operations. 




  • Requires one to three years of trades training or equivalent experience and one to three years of related machining experience.
  • Ability to read and comprehend detailed and complex drawings, routings, prints, summaries, specifications, and other process data.  Ability to write standard documentation.  Ability to communicate with other employees to share information, and solve problems.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Requires the ability to operate a wide variety of equipment including CNC machines, broaches, burring, washing equipment, a wide variety of small hand and power tools, and precision measuring tools. Requires knowledge of gear principles, inspection and machine shop procedures.  Employee is responsible for providing the hand tools, which are essential for proper functioning on the job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach above shoulders; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell; and use foot/feet to open and close chuck.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, usually parts waist high, up to 20 feet away.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and depth perception.


  • 2nd Shift:  Monday-Friday (3pm-11pm)
  • Pay:  $20/hr+ 

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