CNC Operator/Programmer

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Humanscale is the premier designer and manufacturer of ergonomic products that improve health and comfort at work. Our award-winning office products –seating, sit/stand desks, technology support and lighting – have led the industry in performance and simplicity for over 30 years.


Program, sets up and operates Computer Numerical Control equipment to fabricate proprietary parts.


  • Write and modify CNC programs for basic 2 and 3 axis machines to machine parts per print/drawing. May review programs with higher-level personnel.
  • Proficient in Gibbs CAM and Solidworks.
  • Reviews drawings, blueprints, sketches, manuals or sample parts to determine, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Analyze, install, test, review program to increase operating efficiency.
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines.  Checks for functionality and performance.
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, depth, and angles. 
  • Able to input or retrieve the correct program code from the machine and network.
  • Perform first piece inspections and in-process quality control checks by using tools such as micrometers, calipers, depth gages, go no-go gages, comparators, etc.
  • Change tooling and offsets when necessary to assure product is meeting tolerances and specifications.
  • Performs routine maintenance on machines and equipment. 
  • Completes required paper work routing sheet, time sheet and etc.
  • Confers with Supervision, area leaders, programmers, engineers, or others to resolve machining or assembly issues. 
  • Maintains acceptable levels of production according to established standards.
  • Practices good housekeeping and safety procedures and adheres to all company policies.


  • Understand M & G codes and how they are used to command the machine.
  • Ability to interpret drawings, blueprints, and written / verbal instructions with limited supervision to setup and operate CNC equipment.
  • Ability to verify parts using quality measuring devices.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to lean and reach.
  • Able to run manual equipment.(Lathes/Milling Machines)


Education and/or Experience:                                                

  • CAM software skills
  • CNC Training
  • 5+ years’ machine shop experience

Humanscale is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/Disabled/Veteran)



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