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CNC Machinist/Apprentice

Position Summary:  CNC Machinists must set up, adjust and operate various types of CNC and conventional equipment to machine, cut, or grind carbon parts to the desired size and shape, including programming. 


Key Accountabilities: 

  • Operate multiple machines/perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Inspect and/or pack parts when it is efficient to do so or when needed. Scribe parts.
  • Operator sets up and operates any or all of the following equipment in processing orders of carbon, graphite, and metal graphite products to exacting tolerances on all CNC lathes and accessories, CNC mills and accessories, CNC grinders and accessories, computer controlled automated production manufacturing machines, all conventional lathes and accessories, boring and milling machines and accessories, planers and shapers and accessories, protracting units, drilling and tapping equipment.
  • Originates or improvises simple or complicated set-ups on any of the above machines as required. Calculates the most efficient feeds and speeds to operate the equipment for the particular operation(s) to be performed.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate designated tooling nomenclature in requesting cutting tools.
  • Must maintain effective records to support an organized, catalogued, and systematic operation of CNC or other equipment. To include: *maintenance log, *set up sheets, *tooling lists, *print outs.
  • Will demonstrate and perform all fundamental and advanced machining processes using the available equipment.
  • Able to perform edits, file transactions, and manual data inputs to ensure a smooth flow of machining processes in the CNC areas.
  • Performs simple or complex programming of manufacturing equipment as required in support of the management programming effort.
  • Effectively utilizes precision measuring instruments to insure the end quality of the machined products.
  • Performs all work assignments in a safe and workmanlike manner and to follow departmental and general company safety rules, and to practice good housekeeping.


Your Profile: 

  • Mechanical Aptitude; ability to work swing shifts (currently first/second); demonstrated work and attendance history.
  • Broad experience running CNC lathes and various conventional equipment.
  • 2 year machining certificate from a trade or technical college is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who desire 3rd shift.  


Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law. 
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Reasonable Accommodation Notice
SGL Carbon, LLC is committed to the inclusion of qualified individuals. As part of this commitment SGL Carbon, LLC will provide accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email . If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact us at or 704-593-5250.

SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,800 employees worldwide and 29 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  May 24, 2024

St. Marys, PA, US, 15857

Business Unit:  Graphite Solutions
Legal Unit:  SGL CARBON, LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time
Minimum Salary:  25.72
Maximum Salary:  31.18

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: CNC, 3rd Shift, Machinist, Industrial, Housekeeping, Manufacturing, Night, Healthcare

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