High school diploma or equivalent; post-high school diploma preferred. 3 years of experience in a production machine shop including experience operating; horizontal machining centers and/or vertical machining centers and manual machines; experience in a metal cutting environment preferred. Experience reading and interpreting blueprints, engineering specifications, and shop orders. Experience using precision measurement tools. Previous programming experience a plus. Possess an understanding of G and M Code. Detail orientation and customer focus. Ability and flexibility to work hours needed to complete the job. Good oral and written communication skills.A team player who can work independently.