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Machinist – Manual/CNC Apprentice to Journeyman



Machinist – Manual/CNC Apprentice to Journeyman

  • 492747
  • Medicine Hat, Ontario, Canada
  • CPT
  • Operations
  • Full-Time/Regular

Title: Machinist – Manual/CNC Apprentice to Journeyman

Position Type:

Division: CPT

Department: Operations

Location: CPI Canada

Job Summary & Job Duties

Position Title: Machinist – Manual/CNC Apprentice to Journeyman

Purpose: To set up and operate a variety of machine tools to cut or grind metal, plastic or other materials to make or modify parts or products with precise dimensions.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Starts and operates typical manual machines including, but not limited to lathes, mills, drills, grinders, and saws. Position is expected to know how to operate a diverse variety of machines, at the accepted industry standards for the type of tooling being used.
• Read and understand engineered drawings, blueprints, charts, process sheets, tables and parts blow ups and verbal instructions to tolerances of .0005”.
• Manufactures complex parts, maintains calibration of tooling and complete calibration forms as required.
• Sharpens and sets tools.
• Works with all metallic and non-metallic materials.
• Read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, charts and tables or study sample parts to determine machining operation to be performed, and plan best sequence of operations
• Compute dimensions and tolerances and measure and lay out work pieces
• Ability to select appropriate tooling for the work to be done.
• Verify dimensions of machined parts using precision measuring instruments.
• Fit and assemble components and machine parts to industry standards.
• Maintain, repair and calibrate precision measuring instruments, uses gauges, calipers, micrometers to measure work.
• Document and report deviations from specifications and tolerances.
• Complete log books for each job, at each workstation.
• Maintain work area to the highest housekeeping standards.
• Monitor and maintain equipment as per maintenance requirements.
• Perform non-production related work as requested by the shift leader.
• Adhere to all Health and Safety, and Environmental requirements.
• Works with minimum supervision
• Mentors and trains junior machinists
• Other duties as assigned
• Answer telephones in a professional and positive manner in line with the CPI Phone Etiquette procedure

 Ability to work independently
 Must be able to use complex equipment requiring continuous attention.
 Analytical skills
 Developed judgment skills
 Solution broker
 Ability to coordinate required tasks on own initiative
 Ability to work under minimal supervision
 Ability to multitask
 Team player with positive attitude and good interpersonal skills
 Communicate effectively in English (written and verbal)
 Ability to initiate and complete projects within a specific timeframe
 Must be able to make minor decisions
 Must be able to follow routine procedures.
 Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) oriented
 Willing to work flexible hours and overtime as required

• 5+ years of experience as a machinist
• High school diploma
 Completion of a four-year apprenticeship program or a combination of over four years of work experience in the trade and some college or industry courses in machining.
 Must be deemed competent by Journeyman if not completed certification
 All required & company specified HSE tickets

Machinist Lead-hand – all of the above duties as well supervision of 1- 10 machinists
Machinist Apprentice & Noncertified Machinist – works under the direct supervision/mentorship of a Machinist JM in a learning capacity whereby work is monitored for quality and required standards.

Working Conditions: generally works in a shop environment, field work may be required. Some overtime may be required during peak periods.

Minimum Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications:




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