CNC Operator

Job Location US-MD-Edgewood
# of Openings
Contract to Permanent (Full Time)


Allied Reliability is searching for CNC Operators to work 2nd and 3rd Shifts in the Edgewood area. 


The CNC Operator will operate CNC milling equipment and other related equipment necessary to machine honeycomb materials to specified dimensions and tolerances. Responsible for setting up and operating numerical control machines to perform various machine functions such as cutting and milling of metallic and nonmetallic core to ensure that only highest quality product is delivered.


  • Operates equipment in the safest and most expedient manner, in accordance with established company policies and operator documentation.
  • Performs routine operator level preventative maintenance, organize, clean, and maintain tools, equipment, product, and supplies to ensure highest possible standards of cleanliness in accordance with established company procedures and Form B requirements.
  • Supports and assists in production improvements by:
    • Providing accurate and timely information regarding personal production throughput and techniques.
    • Participating in controlled experiments involving new techniques and equipment.
    • Discusses control media errors, new processes, machine malfunctions and safety hazards with supervisor or engineering personnel to resolve issues.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, planning sheets, sketches, and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control settings, and machining methods and sequences.
  • Mounts, aligns, and secures tooling, attachments, and work piece on machine.
  • Selects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle.
  • Loads control media such as tape, card, or disk, in machine controller or enter commands to retrieve preprogrammed instructions from database.
  • Calculates and sets machine controls to position spindle in relationship to work piece and to regulate factors such as cutting depth, speed, and feed.
  • Starts machine and monitors displays and machine operation to detect malfunctions.





  • High School diploma or GED; one year certificate from college or technical school required.
  • One to three years of similar work in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience performing three and five axis NC machining of metallic or composite products where hand forming, carving, or hand tool machining of light gauge or delicate materials are required.

Exposure to close tolerance work, typically on the order of a few thousandths of an inch and use of calipers or micrometers.


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