CNC Tool Setter, 2nd Shift

Des Moines, IA, USA Req #81
Monday, September 25, 2023


CNC Tool Setter

– Responsible for supporting the production cells. Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and specifications to conduct set up of CNC Mills, benders, and saws for production, as well as load programs, adjust, and program offsets.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions.


WORK ENVIRONMENT— Must be willing and able to work in an environment exposed to elements that can include but are not limited to coolant, dust, mist, elevated noise, and uncontrolled temperatures.


  • Set up CNC Mills, tube benders, saws, etc.
  • Load programs
  • Adjust benders
  • Program offsets inside controller
  • Adjust saws
  • Tend machines
  • Read blueprints
  • Use and understand gaging
  • Operate forklift when necessary
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with 6S procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Ability to stop the production line and/or prevent shipment of products due to nonconformance or potential nonconformance products to our customers
  • Support the environmental policy with proactive process implementation, improvement suggestions, reducing waste, and acting on environment performance results and findings.


  • Strong mechanical skills 
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach 
  • Utilize hand tools, power tools, and various equipment as needed
  • Ability to troubleshoot 
  • Familiarity with CNC machines 
  • Understanding of G & M codes
  • Establish, maintain, and foster cooperative working relations with others in a team environment



 Education: High School Graduate, GED, or HSDE preferred
 Experience: Two years of CNC experience preferred
Computer Skills:  Must demonstrate computer literacy
Certificates & Licenses: Valid Driver’s License preferred; Must pass and maintain written and driving test for forklift certification 
Other Requirements: Ability to be on call should problems arise outside of normal work hours

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $24.00
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  • Des Moines, IA, USA