Set Up Machinist (CNC) Level 1 (Entry Level)

  • Tycos Tool & Die
  • Concord, ON
  • Mar 26, 2020

Job Description

  • Adhere to applicable quality systems and Support the total Tycos Management System (MAFACT, WCM, ISO-9001)
  • Adhere to and promote the Magna Employee Charter; work within the rules, regulations and guidelines of the Tycos Employee Handbook and follow all Tycos instructions, policies and procedures
  • Assist in the assembly and delivery of tooling to aid in efficient CNC machine operation.
  • Work in a team environment, assisting with setup/operation duties on rush jobs to promote their effective completion.
  • Perform all other duties as required to maintain a clean, effective and safe work environment. I.e. Chip removal from machining area, machine cleaning, etc.…
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the fixturing system utilized in the machining departments.
  • Maintain fixturing system and components in proper and safe working condition.
  • Assist in performing all required geometry checks at designated intervals.
  • Perform setups on multiple machines throughout all departments.
  • Assist with machine operation (possibly multiple machines if required) with supervision and instruction.
  • Manipulate CAM files to determine the setup details to facilitate independent progress on the setup.
  • Demonstrates the ability to notice abnormal conditions in setups and request clarification from Setup Machinist Level 3.
  • Must be prepared to work on various shifts with supervision.
  • Participate in and support Continuous Improvement and WCM initiatives
  • Maintain work area in accordance with the principles of 5S and operate daily within these standards; Ensure work area is kept neat and organized
  • Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abide by all health, safety and environmental rules and regulations, promote safety in the workplace
  • Report all accidents/incidents and unsafe conditions/ behavior

Skills Required


  • Minimum completion of Grade 12 diploma an asset or equivalent experience.
  • College diploma / University degree in a technical field, or equivalent experience an asset.


  • Experience as a setup machinist trainee an asset.


  • Some exposure and knowledge of CAM software an asset
  • A basic understanding of the theory and practical application of machining and machining related procedures is an asset.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively solve problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills


  • Must demonstrate a strong attention to detail, employing a quality first attitude.
  • Cooperative and flexible worker, able to employ a service and team oriented approach.
  • Ability to multitask.

Start Date

Apr 01, 2020

Wage / Salary


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