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CNC Operator - 2nd Shift

TCDC Inc Watertown
Watertown, SD 57201
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Position Summary

Secondary operations include drilling, tapping, reaming, broaching, vibrating, tumbling, degreasing, sanding, polishing, wire brushing, or other secondary operations. Visually checks castings during machine operation and maintains a constant flow of castings through the machine. May also take measurements to ensure conformance to specification and may pack. Operates a trim press for removing die casting gates and runners and visually inspects castings. May also be required to hand grind, file or buff die castings; position die castings for secondary operations. Additionally, some assembly operations may be required. Operates computerized lathes and machining centers. Performs a variety of procedures including boring, milling, turning, etc. Inspects for quality using a coordinate measuring machine and applying problem solving skills. Performs tool offsets using computerized equipment. Work from blueprints and machine programming language and the axis system.


  • Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.

  • Listen to machines during operation in order to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and notify appropriate personnel.

  • Stop machines to remove finished workpieces, or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement, according to required machining sequences.

  • Lift workpieces to machines manually, or with hoists or cranes.

  • Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.

  • Responsible for knowing and following all environmental, health and safety rules, policies, and procedures for work area and takes responsibility to assure that personal work activity is conducted in such a way so as to not affect the safety of themselves or others.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Reliability/Dependability ~ Definition: Demonstrates a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job.

  • Ability to learn quickly ~ Definition: Ability to learn and properly apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

  • Basic Math and Measurement ~ Definition: Ability to perform basic measurement and basic math tasks.

  • Basic Communication Skills ~ Definition: Basic ability to read, to write and to comprehend verbal instructions in English including safety, work instruction, LMS training, etc. Basic ability to verbally communicate in English.

  • Ability to follow work instructions ~ Definition: Ability to read, understand and follow work written work instructions and procedures.

  • Initiative/Self Motivated ~ Definition: Acts without being directed. Proactively follows through on work activities and goals to capitalize or resolve them. Has personal desire to improve or enhance processes, avoid problems, and/or develop opportunities.

  • Planning & Organization~ Definition: Effectively managing ones time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently. Ensures that regular, consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility.

  • Equipment Operation ~ Definition: Knowledge of appropriate procedures for using, and ability to use specific equipment or machines to meet defined quality and quantity standards.

Core Competencies

  • Safety Oriented ~ Definition: Performs jobs in a manner that minimizes hazards to self, others and the environment. Maintains a physical work environment that contributes to the well-being of others. Being aware of conditions or circumstances that affect ones own safety or the safety of others.

  • Quality Oriented ~ Definition: Produces results or provides service that meets or exceeds set standards. Monitors and checks work to meet quality standards; demonstrates a high level of care and thoroughness; checks work to ensure completeness and accuracy.

  • Integrity ~ Definition: Demonstrates responsibility for the image of TCDC.

  • Productivity Focused ~ Definition: Makes effective use of all equipment and tools available to maintain high productive output without sacrificing quality

  • Customer Focused ~ Definition: Builds and maintains internal and external customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization.

  • Accountability ~ Definition: Sets high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

  • Continuous Improvement ~ Definition: Continuously looks for opportunities to refine and improve process, systems, products, etc.

Physical Demands
Frequency: Continuous 67-100%, Frequent 34-66%, Occasional 1-33%


  • No lifting and carrying of 50 lbs.

  • Frequent lifting and carrying of 21 to 49 pounds

  • Continuous lifting and carrying of 1 to 20 pounds

  • Continuous standing

  • Continuous sitting

  • Frequent walking

  • Continuous pull and pushing


  • Continuous twisting and bending

  • Continuous reach (overhead and out-stretched)

  • Frequent kneeling, climbing, crawling, bending and stooping


  • Continuous repetitive motion

  • Continuous use of vibratory tools

  • Continuous grip, torque and fine manipulation

  • Continuous handling/grasping


  • Continuous exposure to hot and cold temperature extremes

  • Functional vision

  • Ability to discern colors

  • PPE Required

  • No Driving

  • Continuous Talking

  • Continuous Hearing

For the purpose of compliance with ADA and Workers Compensation reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously exposed to moving mechanical parts; extreme heat and vibration.

  • The employee is continuously exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

  • The employee is continuously exposed to fume or airborne particles.

  • The noise level in the work environment is continually very loud.

Education and Experience

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and may require some vocational training or job-related course work.


  • 1 year(s): Familiarity with aluminum manufacturing
  • 1 year(s): Precision machining experience (preferred)


  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well


  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2020-06-29 Expires: 2020-07-28
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