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CNC Machinist


Reed Manufacturing – Erie, PA
Job Description/Job objectives-includes, but not limited to the following:

REPORTS TO: Machining & Technical Service Manager
Posted:  2/1/2022
Department: Machining

Location:  Erie, PA on site

Pay Rate:  $18.15 to $22.35 per hour, depending on experience, plus shift differential ($.60 per hour) with comprehensive benefits package


This 2nd or 3rd Shift position requires proactive, independent, self-driven individuals who are experienced and knowledgeable in the operation of CNC Mills and Lathes.

Specific areas of responsibility for this position include:

Set up and run:

  • CNC mills with up to 4 axis’s;
  • CNC lathes with multiple spindles, turrets and Live tooling (C Axis).
  • Multi brand Bar Feeders L.N.S. and Iemca
  • Swiss Type Turning machine. Tsugami BO series experience a PLUS
  • Okuma experience a Plus


  • Must have knowledge of G code. Fanuc control and Okuma’s OSP operating controllers and or CAS system a PLUS. Knowledge of programming language.
  • Able to reference planes, locations on surfaces and machine parameters. Must be able to make tooling offsets, and machine origin offsets, adjustments to ensure part quality.
  • Mount fixtures, Jaws, Clamps, Stops, Mount tooling, measuring, and loading machine per setup instructions.
  • Work as a team to improve efficiency and update job knowledge. Ensure continuity between shifts.
  • Must be able to use measuring gauges to ensure part quality and maintain productivity standards. Experience using a CMM for part inspection a PLUS.
  • Able to maintain equipment and safe operations.
  • Other duties as assigned by management


The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of five years’ experience as a CNC Machinist and possess a high mechanical aptitude. A post high school degree in CNC Machining or completion of an Apprenticeship Program is a plus. In addition, the ideal performer will be a motivated self-starter with good interpersonal and technical skills, and the ability to communicate effectively on verbal and written levels.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a long established but growing family owned company that sells its products in more than 90 countries around the world.

The above description covers the most significant responsibilities, objectives, and background requirements, but does not exclude other less important elements of the job that also may be required.



The company culture at Reed Manufacturing is built on shared core values – Decent Human Beings with Energy, Determination, Solutions Focus and Service Orientation.  Decent Human Beings (DHB) bring integrity, dedication and a positive attitude to REED and the community. Energy and Determination shine through people invested and interested in their work and a high-quality outcome. Solutions focused persons propel REED forward in resolving issues and removing obstacles. Service oriented associates put others ahead of themselves for the collective good.

REED uses these principles to guide all decision-making and action within our organization. We review, reward and recognize REED Associates based on these core values. If these values resonate with you, a career with REED is the perfect place for you to succeed.

REED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.


Interested persons should send resumes to:

Infinity Resources, Michael Uden


Reed Manufacturing
P.O. Box 1321
Erie, Pa 16512-1321
Fax: 814.455.1697

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