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Role: Swiss/CNC Machine Setup Technician & Operator

Reports to: Department Lead

Employment Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Shift: First (7:00 AM to 3:30 PM)

Summary: We are seeking a skilled and experienced Swiss/CNC Setup Technician/Operator to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for setting up, operating, and overseeing the operation of CNC Swiss and lathe machines. This role involves ensuring the production of high-quality precision machined components in a safe and efficient manner.


  • Tool, program, set-up and operate CNC Swiss and/or lathe machines to produce products in accordance with production needs and customer specifications, performing inspections and hand deburring.
  • Collaborate with the Quality Assurance team to resolve product discrepancies and maintain measuring devices and equipment.
  • Raise to supervisor any product discrepancies, equipment malfunctions, and other events that put production at risk.
  • Maintain detailed records of machine setups, production runs, quality checks, machine maintenance and maintain an organized work area.
  • Suggest ideas for business improvement (efficiency, communication, quality, etc.).
  • Comply with safety regulations and company policies.


  • High School diploma or equivalent; technical degree or certification in CNC machining is preferred but not required.
  • 2+ years of experience in setting up and operating CNC Swiss and CNC lathe machines. Miyano/Citizen and Daewoo/Doosan experience a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications and understand fractions / decimals.
  • Proficiency in using precision measuring instruments (e.g. micrometers, calipers, and gages). Experience with Keyence, optical comparator equipment, concentricity gage, and profilometer a plus.
  • Must have good skills in organization and planning, demonstrated ability to work independently, and exercise sound judgment and problem solving.
  • Effective communications skills (English) and ability to work collaboratively with team members.
  • Basic computer proficiency with Microsoft products (Outlook, excel).


At Fairchild Auto-Mated Parts, we pride ourselves on producing high-precision components for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, electronics, and high-end instrumentation. Our team is dedicated to quality, on-time delivery, and continuous improvement. We are continually seeking ways to improve both our customer service and our employee well-being. We encourage our team to bring their ideas to the table and be part of solutions that make the way we work together even better. Join us and be part of a company committed to excellence and customer satisfaction.


  • Competitive salary ($26 – $32 per hour depending on experience) and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurances.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
  • Paid time off, holidays and sick leave.
  • Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability insurance.
  • Company-sponsored events.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, distinguish between different colors, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.