CNC Machinist / Set-Up Technician

Guelph, ON

Company Overview:

Over the last 29 years in business, we have grown to become a leader in CNC Precision Machining across a wide variety of industries.  We are seeking a motivated individual to join our growing team.   If you would like to join this family-owned and growing company that offers growth opportunities and continuous learning, please submit your resume at your earliest convenience.


POSITION:  CNC Machinist/Set-Up Technician

POSITION TYPE:  Full-time, 42.5 hours per week

SHIFTS: Day, Evening, Overtime

WEIGHT HANDLING: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

LOCATION: Regal Rd. Guelph, ON N1K 1B5



  • Company paid health and dental benefits package
  • Competitive wages ($30-$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



  • 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 provided
  • 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. Clean & verify dimensions of parts machined using precision measuring instruments as needed. Complete all associated quality documentation
  • Complete scheduled preventative maintenance
  • Complete SPS Charts and take necessary action as per SPC training
  • Submit lean & safety suggestions
  • Participate in maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • Perform daily machine checks per preventative maintenance program and safety procedures.
  • Practice general housekeeping, including but not limited to, work area, chip removal, floor areas, benches, storage areas, etc to ensure a safe work environment
  • Follow established safety practices and regulations



  • 5+ years related work experience. Knowledge of proper feeds, speeds, set up, adjustment, and operation of CNC machines.
  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Knowledge of CNC programming for mills and/or lathes
  • 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 knowledge to review and analyze SPC data
  • Ability to effectively communicate on both oral and written forms to various levels within the organizations
  • Motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical skills and a high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Committed to continuous improvement


Fostet Manufacturing Inc.

Fostet Manufacturing Inc.


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