Tiffany & Co.

  • CNC Machinist I-Shift 2

    Location US-RI-Cumberland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/12/2019 4:12 PM)
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  • Overview

    The CNC Machinist I is responsible for the set-up and operation of CNC and manual machines as well as the inspection of parts. Must have the ability to follow written instructions and is responsible for monitoring the equipment to its full capacity. Must have the ability to perform work according to specifications and company quality standards.


    • Proficient in the use and basic maintenance of CNC Lathe or CNC Vertical Mill including 4th axis operation as well as 3 axis milling; this includes comprehension of either lathe or mill tool touch off procedure with understanding of tool compensation and wear offsets to deliver product within specification 
    • Responsible for the changeover of product with basic set up including work holding fixtures, stops, datum offsets and indicators.  Monitors wear conditions on all cutting tools to determine replacement frequency
    • Ensures work area, machine tooling and parts are cleaned regularly and free from excess oil deposits; maintains coolant and machine lubrication fluid systems, must use a refractometer
    • Receives work orders and verifies that the components are correct.  Regularly meets or exceeds production quotas
    • Determine and implement cutting tool offsets, use MDI and assist with editing programs; evaluate and act upon machine alarms and error messages. Trouble shoots and repair equipment when not operating properly. Determine and implement alternative tooling approaches when the need arises. Identify root causes of problems and resolves without supervision. Ability to stream line machining processes.  
    • Participates in activities related to new product development and implementation into production.
    • Trains CNC Machine Operators on machinery, including but not limited to training and mentoring. Proposes continuous improvement opportunities for all processes. Will document and submit to management all necessary revisions to Work Order Routings, Work Instructions and Quality Inspection documentation.
    • Operates various secondary and special purpose machines including drill presses and trademarking fixtures and mechanical presses along with performing deburring product and chip cleaning operations.
    • Collaborates with management to identify manufacturing issues and assists with cross training efforts, when necessary.


    5+ years of machining experience on CNC equipment and related degree or equivalent combination of both

    Set- up operation and basic maintenance of CNC and manual milling and/or turning machines

    Good communication skills in English, including the ability to read, write and comprehend

    Ability to read and interpret blueprints and work instructions

    Excellent attention to detail

    Ability to troubleshoot

    Demonstrates exceptional teamwork

    Ability to drive others to exceed goals

    Ability to work with independently in a high volume, fast paced work atmosphere

    Basic skills in MS Office Suite

    Ability to work overtime, as scheduled

    College Level manufacturing certification

    Complies with lean standards of manufacturing



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