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PDS Tech Inc CNC Machinist - 2nd Shift in Manitowoc, Wisconsin


  • This role is responsible for the machining of large scale, non-production parts for various heavy fabrication projects. The level of skill, quality output within allotted time frames will determine level.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (May include some or all of the following responsibilities)

  • Operate a mill using knowledge of manual machining functions along with surfacing and boring procedures.

  • Prepare production equipment for operation by making set-up adjustments

  • Set up tooling for specialized job applications

  • Read, understand and use blueprints to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product

  • Inspect final product for conformance to established quality standards and blueprint specifications

  • Detect faulty operations, defective materials; report those and any unusual situations

  • Use and read measuring tools, such as caliper, mites, depth gauges and more

  • Complete minor PMs such as pre-shift inspections

  • Records all time by clocking into specific jobs/projects

  • Work safely and follow all safety standards

  • Complete tasks and/or special projects as assigned



  • HS diploma or GED required

  • Certificate in fabrications or an apprenticeship program is desired

  • 5+ yrs. experience in setting-up and operating a horizontal mill

  • Experience editing programs and reading G code

  • Experience in Siemens controls is a plus

  • Has worked on large scale, non high-volume projects

  • Forklift certified or ability to be certified after hire

Specialized Skills/Knowledge/Ability

  • Proficient understanding of mills, and/or CNC operation

  • Proficient in set up of large fabrications

  • Able to understand work to be completed and execute the task with limited supervision

  • Ability to read and comprehend instruction, blueprints, welding symbols, geometric tolerance and dimensioning, welding documentation and work instruction

  • General understanding of metal characteristics and grades

  • Able to complete work within the hours allotted

  • Ability to continually grow and learn within the role

  • Comfortable working in a tag-team partnership

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.