Randstad CNC Machinist/Programmer in Des Moines, Iowa

CNC Machinist/Programmer

job details:

  • location:Des Moines, IA

  • salary:$17 - $22 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, December 7, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_711812

  • questions:jill.lange@randstadusa.com515-318-6893

job description

CNC Machinist/Programmer

Join our team! We are looking for a skilled CNC Machinist to produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.


  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).

  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.

  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.

  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Pay: $17-$24


  • Math Skills: Good math skills will help you understand complex instructions, how schematics work and make sure items are designed and built correctly.

  • Problem Solving Skills: you will need to know why machines are not at peak performance, how to increase output and how to fix errors.

  • Attention to Detail: you will work with precision equipment. Being off by millimeters could be a critical error. Keen attention to detail is required.

  • Mechanical and Technical Skills: Machines controlled by computers will need operators who understand CAD/CAM technology.

  • Stamina: you often work long hours doing repetitive movements.

  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.

  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.


High School




  • Min requirement of 2-3 years performing as a CNC Machinist

  • Ability to read blueprints/schematics

  • Ability to use and interpret precision measuring tools.

Apply today at www.randstadusa.com! We are now offering video interviews to streamline the hiring process.

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