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CNC Operator

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Paris, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Job Summary

In this critical position, the CNC Operator will be involved with projects that have a significant impact on providing quality products to our customers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Setup and operate CNC mills to create complex parts on 3, 4, and 5 axis machining centers
  • Develop work-holding and select cutting tools
  • Once a part or tool has been manufactured, CNC Machinists must inspect the completed item to ensure that it meets all specifications.
  • Reading and understand, blueprints and other technical documentation
  • Ability to use mics, calipers, and other measurement tools
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment

Safety Responsibilities

Employees are responsible for individual compliance with all safety rules, policies and procedures.  Associate responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Comply with all safety rules, policies and procedures.
  • Report any unsafe practices and/or conditions to their supervisor.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) and report any defective PPE.
  • Report all near-misses, incidents, injuries, illnesses, including mobile equipment or property damage.
  • Participation in the site Safety and Health Program.


Essential skills


High School Diploma.  




Qualifications and Experience

  • Basic math skills
  • Must have excellent communications skills (written & verbal)
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with Sienna
  • AutoCad helpful, but not required.


Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct reports.


Work Environment

This job operates in both a professional office and manufacturing environment. This role frequently uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee works with or near to moving trucks, trailers, fork trucks, and near large machinery and equipment daily. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is exposed to a variety of extreme conditions including temperatures ranging from 40°F to 105°F.


Physical Demands

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands or arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The employee must wear personal protective equipment (i.e. eye protection, hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves, sleeves, etc.)



No travel is expected for this position.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

3 to 5 years’ experience as a CNC Operator/Machinist is strongly preferred

Ability with some CNC Programming is a plus

AAP/EEO Statement

GSI is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected group status as provided by law.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Nearest Major Market: Decatur

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