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CNC Machinist

The Machinist position with minimum supervision, sets up and operates various types of machines (ie lathe, mill, drill). All parts are tailored made to blueprints with ordinary tolerances. Performs necessary hand tool operations and ability to read calipers, etc. to inspect own work. 


Key Accountabilities

  • Follows all safety procedures and works in a safe manner
  • Read and follow work order instructions
  • Machine setup without supervision
  • Operates machine to accurately produce parts within tolerances with little or no supervision
  • Changes tooling with no supervision
  • Operates all lifiting devices
  • Inspect parts as machined
  • Sharpen tools as required
  • Assist with setup for other shop employees
  • Experience with operating CNC machines and programming skills
  • Experience with CNC programming -- ie FANUC
  • Create new production procedures as requested
  • Train other employees in production and safety policies
  • Performs daily maintenance of equipment
  • Performs math functions
  • Performs basic shop floor packing
  • Machining responsibilities include: CNCN SACEM, CNC Vertical Turret Lathe Hwacheon 80" Chuck, CNC Wesel Block Drilling Machine, American Engine Lathe 24" Chuck, Vertical Turret Lathe 60" Chuck, Radial Arm Drill, and various small milling machines and hand tools



  • Ability to read a tape measure within 1/64'
  • Complete understanding of all hand measuring devices
  • Ability to perform basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  • Ability to convert fractions to decimals and metric to English
  • Ability to read and understand complex blueprints
  • Prior fork truck training
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is regularly required to stand for prolonged periods of time. The employee is also required to walk, talk, hear, and use hands to handle or feel. This position requires close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is routinely required to lift up to 20 pounds
and occasionally must lift weights up to 50 pounds. At times required to stoop, bend, kneel, or crouch. Required to communicate in person and via phone. Constant use of hands to grasp, lift, move and write required.


Work Environment

This position works in the plant. This position is frequently exposed to noise, fumes or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is sometimes loud and may require hearing protection.

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 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  Apr 20, 2024

Strongsville, OH, US, 44149

Business Unit:  Process Technology
Legal Unit:  SGL CARBON Technic, LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time
Minimum Salary:  24
Maximum Salary:  33

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Forklift, Machinist, CNC, Industrial, Manufacturing

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