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CNC Operator 2nd Shift
Leitz Tooling Systems LP
4301 East Paris Avenue, S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
United States
Job Description

The CNC machinist operates 5 axis EDM machines and may later be trained in other computer numerical control or manual machines that are associated with the making or sharpening of cutting tools. The position runs production lots, communicates with co-workers regarding production runs, gets along well with others, and maintains a safe, organized, and clean work environment. This position requires experience with 5 axis CNC machines and dedication to the quality of production and performance efficiencies.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Operate and program 5 axis CNC.
  • Machine parts to specification.
  • Use inspection equipment for measuring.
  • Optical comparator
    • Calipers
    • Micrometers
    • Dial indicator
  • Promote teamwork and effective communications between all Leitz departments.
  • Support Leitz’ mission statement, critical success factors, quality and policy.
  • Maintains safe operations and work area by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Performs all assigned machine shop operations.
  • Detects and reports defective materials to management or designee.
  • Performs inspection of machined products, and documents results.
  • Completes and maintains paperwork for parts.
  • Assists in other work areas to perform fabrication and lay-up.
  • Read, understand, and follow all Leitz Tooling Systems LP health and safety protocol and procedures.
Required Skills, Education and Experience


  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Mathematical Skills.
  • Mechanical Capacity.
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Time Management.
  • Ability to read and utilize measuring equipment and metric system.
  • Ability to program conversational controller.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.


  • Minimum two years of 5 Axis CNC operation experience.
  • Knowledge of woodworking tools.
  • Vollmer machine experience is a plus.
  • CAD experience is a plus


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The Leitz Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of tools for the professional processing of solid wood and wood-based materials as well as plastics, non-ferrous metals and composite materials. Our customers come from the trade and industry of wood construction and furniture production, window and construction element production, and from mechanical engineering and the tool trade. As an international family business, Leitz is present in over 150 countries, 36 of which have their own subsidiaries and around 3,000 employees. At Leitz, we offer you an interesting field of activity with a high degree of creative possibilities within an international environment.