CNC Machinist / Set-Up Technician

Guelph, ON

CNC Machinist/Set-Up Technician

Located in Guelph, ON



  • Responsible for setup operation of CNC Milling Centers and Lathes for existing and new orders within target timelines provided
  • Create program procedures and set up sheets
  • Perform “first off” as per procedure
  • Train team members as directed within set-up hours
  • Operate machine tools to perform machining operations such as milling, drilling, boring or other machining operations within cycle standards provided
  • Troubleshoot and resolve errors/concerns regarding production run, sets up and machine maintenance
  • Load and unload parts in a safe and productive manner in order to achieve and maintain cycle time standards
  • Monitor and maintain tooling in peak conditions
  • Perform quality checks as required
  • Complete SPS Charts and take necessary action as per SPC training
  • Submit lean & safety suggestionst
  • Perform daily machine checks per preventative maintenance program and safety procedures.
  • Practice general housekeeping
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, engineers, quality assurance and management



  • 5+ years related work experience.
  • Knowledge of proper feeds, speeds, set up, adjustment and operation of CNC machines.
  • Knowledge of CNC programming for mills and/or lathes
  • Able to work day and evenings shifts
  • Strong math skills
  • Proficient in the use of various measuring devices including caliper, digital indicator, micrometer, height gauge
  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, charts, tables, quality documentation, and strong GD&T Knowledge
  • Able to read, interpret and react to CMM reports and analyze SPC data
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical skills and a high attention to detail and accuracy


We Offer

  • Company paid health and dental benefits package
  • Competitive wages ($32-$36/hour)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Team lunches
  • Friendly and collaborative work environment fostering growth
  • On-site paid training
  • Paid uniform and work boot program 
  • Up to 3 paid days during Christmas holidays
  • Overtime after 42.5 hours


Fostet Manufacturing Inc.

Fostet Manufacturing Inc.


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