CNC Operator

Job Number
Job Title
CNC Operator
Salary Range
Up to 25+/hr (Depending on the relevant experience)
Paid Vacation, OT Pay and Incentives
Production & Operations Jobs
Production and Operations - Construction
Coquitlam - BC
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About the client:

Our client operates a family-run business with over 35 years of experience. They have combined the key elements of the renovation and development industry: design, manufacturing, and construction. Their mission is to provide customers with top-quality products, professional project management services, and exquisite custom millwork.

They have an in-house millwork shop that specializes in crafting custom cabinetry for kitchens and bathrooms, all right here in British Columbia. Additionally, they have received the most awards for cabinet manufacturing in British Columbia.


  • Study work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, and drawings to plan machining processes.
  • Check and manage inventory levels, place orders when necessary, and anticipate stock needs.
  • Program mills and lathes by entering instructions, including setting zero and reference points.
  • Set up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, and attachments.
  • Load stock into position by operating feed mechanisms.
  • Confirm settings by measuring positions, inspecting first-run parts, and checking sample workpieces.
  • Ensure adherence to specifications during drilling, grooving, cutting, turning, facing, knurling, and thread chasing operations.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by following safety procedures and regulations.
  • Complete preventive maintenance tasks to keep equipment in good working condition.
  • Maintain communication and consistency across shifts by documenting and sharing actions and progress.
  • Keep records of actions and results by completing production and quality logs.
  • Stay updated on job-related knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; vocational or technical training in CNC machining is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a CNC Operator or similar role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and blueprints.
  • Knowledge of G-code programming and CNC machine controls.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including overtime as needed.

Recruiter Info

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Reiniell "Niell" Gan


Niell is very passionate about continuous learning and growth and finds fulfillment in helping people secure their ideal position and progress in their respective careers. Niell believes that the employees make a company what it is – doing the work and shaping the culture. He feels empowered to find talent that will drive a company’s success by offering the best talent available in the market.

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