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CNC Operator

Job Number:  11312
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  MPT Sterling Heights 15 Mile
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Sterling Heights, MI, US, 48312

Group Introduction


Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Role Summary

To manufacture quality parts as directed within an acceptable time frame to assist the organization in meeting all customer requirements and to perform the assigned task in a safe manner.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Operate CNC machine independently with minimal supervision.
  2. Must make minor offset adjustments and/or tool changes to maintain part conformance to print.
  3. Troubleshoot on the CNC lathe and perform setups and tool changes as required.
  4. Monitor tool life.
  5. Check parts and place them on the equipment or gauging stations correctly.
  6. Able to operate on line gauging and understand the readings.
  7. Meet production requirements in a timely/efficient manner by following Standard Work Instructions and Job Element Sheets.
  8. Fill out production sheets and all other production related documents as required.
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  1. High School diploma or G.E.D.  2-3 years CNC Operating experience. 
  2. Ability to use gauges, change tools, make offsets/changes, and program changeovers is required. 
  3. Advanced knowledge of machining fundamentals i.e. turning, milling is required.
  4. Must have good shop math skills.
  5. Results-oriented team player, excellent attendance, high energy level and good attention to detail.
  6. Demonstrates creativity, initiative, and problem solving skills.
  7. Ability to work overtime or alternate shifts as required.
Additional Information

Language Skills:  Ability to read and write and comprehend instructions in English and correspondence such as safety rules and operating instructions.  Ability to document forms as required by position. 

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.

Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of AS400 and ability to use bar code labeling system.

Reasoning Skills:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

07--Operations  F--Permanent/Regular 


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