JLG Industries CNC OPERATOR B in Garner, Iowa


Responsible for setting up and operating a CNC machine proficiently and editing a CNC program for proper function.


  • Interprets advanced engineering drawings and understands design requirements including datums, critical dimensions and tolerances. Determines the best possible procedures, writes and proves programs, setup and operate CNC machining and/or turning centers to achieve required specifications.

  • Able to effectively program, setup and operate multiple CNC machining and/or turning centers producing high quality parts. Must constantly monitor parts production to ensure adherence to blueprint tolerances.

  • Able to shape, sharpen, set cutter, and adjust own tools to achieve desired print tolerance.

  • Knowledgeable and able to setup bore gauges and other measuring equipment . Inspects own work at each step (setup) to enable timely continuance and ensure quality parts.

  • Produces a large variety of complicated parts and may offer creative/innovative machining, tooling and fixturing improvement solutions to supervision and Engineering personnel to reduce production costs and improve quality.

  • Assists management in developing quotations on potential future projects.

  • Every employee is expected to:

  • Complete all required paperwork including labor reporting and documentation of quality

    control and material movement.

  • Work safely and maintain the work area with high standards of housekeeping.

  • Perform self-inspection and other required quality control functions at the employee's work


  • Perform required Preventive Maintenance activities on machinery and/or equipment


  • Train and/or assist in the development of personnel.

  • Do the work in lower levels when assigned.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervision.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Advanced blueprint reading, mathematical and technical skills.

Ability to use standard inspection equipment (micrometers, calipers, height gages, etc.).

  • Basic knowledge of tooling required to run a machine, boring bars, drills and other tools required.

  • Lifting requirements:

Frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Lifting

devices are available and recommended.


Machining experience beneficial.. Ability to read blue prints and understand tolerances. Basic knowledge of different types of material beneficial.


High school diploma or GED required.