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CNC Setup Machinist

Posted: 08/20/2023

Seize your opportunity to be a part of an established aerospace company with 50 + years of experience in multiple industries.

Due to our continued growth, Applied Engineering is seeking to fill a position of a CNC Setup Machinist

What you are looking for:

  • Work for an industry rewarded company, previous recipient of Modern Machine Shops “Top shop” for Machining Technology.
  • Competitive wages and opportunities for internal advancement.
  • Continuous training opportunities in industry standards and new technologies.
  • Financial rewards program for implementing your improvement ideas.
  • Applied Engineering upholds time-honored relationships and an exceptional reputation for Safety, Quality, and Delivery with our established, stable, and growing customer base.
  • Holiday Pay, Medical, Dental, Sick Leave, Vacation, STD, LTD, Vision, 401(k) with match

As a CNC Setup Machinist, your typical day may include the following responsibilities.

  • Perform setup, load/unload, and program prove out operations on CNC 4 and 5 axis machining centers.
  • Trouble shoot common machining issues by interpreting GD&T drawings, machine parameters and studying specifications.   
  • Operating horizontal mills, using the latest in tool technology to set tools,manage tool offsets and tool compensations on the 45+ CNC machines in house.
  • Calculate identified product requirements using basic and advanced math/geometry.
  • Continuous communication in a highly motivated, team oriented group of operators, programmers, and support personnel.

What we are looking for:

  • 2+ years of CNC experience with a 2 year technical degree in CNC precision machining.
  • Machinists at Applied Engineering must possess exceptional and professional communication skills.
  • To align with the culture of our company, Machinists must maintain high work performance/teamwork values.
  • To meet both internal and customer expectations, Machinists must be detail oriented and follow precise engineering processes.

Post-offer drug screen and background checks are required                                                                     

Other Information:



This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.

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