CNC Machinist 1st Shift

Do you like to be on the cutting edge of innovation? If you’re motivated confident and looking to challenge yourself to be your best, then you’ve come to the right place! This is a role where you to showcase your skills inside and outside of the organization. You’ll work with a variety of customers to evaluate their needs and translate them into workable specifications and processes for your teammates. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring the final product is ready to meet our customer’s expectations before final shipping.  Come join a team where you’re treated like family, you can grow and learn strong core values from dedicated leaders focused on quality and excellence!


Huntersville, NC, US, 28078


CNC Machinist 1st Shift 


We are looking for a 1st Shift CNC Machinist our Huntersville, NC facility. In this role you will set up and operate all equipment within the HVOF production environment.

You will be responsible for measuring and controlling product quality and making process changes within the scope of the standard operating procedures.


We offer


Aside from a dynamic global culture and leading market position, we are proud to offer our employees development opportunities, competitive salary and a robust benefit program ALL available on first day of employment!


The perks and benefits of working at Oerlikon include the following:

  • Comprehensive medical and prescription drug plan with low premiums, company sponsored HSA contributions and without cumbersome waiting periods to keep you going strong.  
  • Excellent Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Employee Assistance, Financial and Wellness programs to help improve all aspects of your life journey. 
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with significant company match and financial planning and education options to help you achieve your retirement goals 
  • Tuition reimbursement and internal education resources to satisfy your love of learning so you can continue to grow with us!
  • Generous paid time off to support your physical and mental wellbeing.
  • 12 paid company holidays to occasionally extend your weekends or time off. 
  • Flexible hours or remote work environment available for certain positions
  • 100% company paid life insurance and disability insurance
  • Employee Referral Bonus program because why not to bring your friends to work everyday!



Your Responsibilities

  • Extensive reading of blueprints, and hold dimension and tolerances on prints.
  • Understanding of CNC machining and grinding of Laser Clad, HVOF, and Plasma Coatings.
  • Primary – Setup and operate CNC and conventional machining equipment to manufacture parts to print specification.
  • Secondary – Setup and operate conventional and CNC grinding equipment.
  • Mount and Indicate parts less than .001” TIR.
  • Reading and operation of surface roughness tester.
  • Removing and Preparation of Laser/HVOF/Plasma Coating areas.
  • Work efficiently and effectively on a consistent basis.
  • Follow and perform to standards, concepts, best practices and procedures.
  • Use inspection tools to verify dimensions and tolerances such as CMM, micrometers, indicators, etc.
  • Maintain equipment through preventive maintenance schedule.
  • Daily cleaning and organization of work area(s).
  • High attention to detail.
  • Maintain work environment with the use of 5S and Lean principles.
  • Clearly communicate with management, internal customers, and co-workers.
  • Maintain professional level of organization with high attention to detail and quality.
  • Participate with all departments within facility to achieve goals.


Your Profile

  • Minimum: 5 years of on job training with CNC or conventional machining equipment. 
  • Preferred: Applied Science Degree, Vocational Trade in Machining, Certifications achieved through technical institute. 
  • Preferred: 3 years experience in grinding and machining, processes, and technique’s. 
  • Extensive use and operation of micrometers, indicators, and inspection tools. 
  • Proficient in reading blue prints. 
  • Mathematical calculations of part drawings. 
  • Minimum five years’ experience in machining and manufacture of low or high volume parts. 
  • Minimum five year experience in a manufacturing and industrial environment. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently. 

Are you curious? Then release your passion to succeed and APPLY to discover how you can help us build a better world and realize how you can make a personal difference by joining our global team! Our commitment is your success!



Why Oerlikon:

Every one of us has the chance to be more curious; to bring a new innovations and ideas in our work and to our customers in the automotive, aerospace, energy, tooling, polymer processing and additive manufacturing sectors, and in doing this, we can reaffirm our customers’ and strategic partners’ trust.


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Are you curious? Then release your passion to succeed and APPLY to discover how you can help us build a better world and realize how you can make a personal difference by joining our global team! Our commitment is your success!



About us


Oerlikon is a global innovation powerhouse for surface engineering, polymer processing and additive manufacturing in key industries such as aerospace, automotive, energy, tooling and textiles. We serve as a key partner in enabling our customers to reach their targets for optimizing the performance, function and sustainability of their products and manufacturing processes. 
Our solutions reduce emissions in transportation, maximize longevity and performance of tools, increase energy efficiency and advance intelligent material and sustainable polymer processing. These achievements are proven hallmarks of our global leadership. 


We at Oerlikon embrace diversity. This is reflected in more than 11,800 employees, representing over 93 nationalities and our presence in more than 38 countries and 207 locations worldwide. 

Learn more about Oerlikon: 
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Unser Fokus liegt auf der Gewinnung talentierter, engagierter Menschen, die unsere Kernwerte teilen: Integrität, Teamgeist, Exzellenz und Innovation.  Wir schauen über blosse Qualifikationen hinaus und legen den Fokus auf Kompetenz und Potenziale.  Wir glauben auch, dass es bei der Vergütung darum geht, Menschen für ihre Arbeit gerecht zu bezahlen, ihnen aber auch Möglichkeiten aufzuzeigen. Unser Bewerbungsprozess ist objektiv und transparent gestaltet.

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Wir entwickeln Beschichtungen, die Automotoren, Flugzeugtriebwerke oder Kraftwerkturbinen leistungsfähiger, effizienter und langlebiger machen.

Unsere Vliese für Filter sorgen für reine Luft und klares Wasser. Und mit unserem Wissen in der additiven Fertigung bringen wir die nächste industrielle Revolution voran.

Oerlikon ist ein Schweizer Unternehmen mit einer über 100-jährigen Tradition. Unsere Mitarbeitenden sind einer Vision verpflichtet: innovative industrielle Lösungen für ein besseres Leben zu entwickeln.

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Job Information

Published:  Mar 16, 2023
Job ID:  95926

Huntersville, NC, US, 28078

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord