JOB TITLE: Machine Specialist A

DEPARTMENT: Mold Division

REPORTS TO: Production Quality Manager

The Machine Specialist A’s primary role is to perform high level CNC machining operations and other general as-assigned duties that support the overall production and maintenance goals of the Mold Division.


  • Operate any or all of the following CNC machines: EDM, Hard Mills, Wire EDM, Soft Mills, and Lathe.
  • Perform set-up operations to maximize efficiency.
  • Ability to edit programs as needed.
  • Measure components that are being manufactured to assure correctness and fill out in-process reports.
  • Assure that components are completed on time.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work space.
  • Keep machines up-to-date with proper maintenance and scheduled PMs.
  • Train Machine Specialist B as well as the Apprentices.
  • Prepare molds for work on the Assembly Bench.
  • Communicate status of work to supervisor.


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Five years of CNC experience or completion of GW Plastics Apprenticeship Rotation.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings.
  • Basic computer skills including CAD.
  • Ability to perform basic programming.

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