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CNC Set up Technician (Direct Hire Pros)

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  • Location
    Auburn Hills, MI, United States
  • Salary ($ per year)
  • Employment type
    Full time




The primary purpose of the setup technician is to support the Shift Leader in achieving production targets, safety, environmental, quality and throughput.  The setup technician will use their knowledge of machining and other manufacturing processes to ensure that the production line is producing parts at the required level of quality and volume to meet the targets. They will support the production supervisor in meeting daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly production targets.



Set up, start up and if applicable optimize equipment with adherence to the respective process instructions and work instructions

Monitor the production process using SAP, the supervisor system, and other visual management tools

Instruct production employees in properly performing tasks on the production line

Troubleshoot and correct production problems at the line

Support other members of the production team when problems arise

Work with Maintenance to troubleshoot and assist in repairing equipment

Work with Quality and Engineering to troubleshoot and correct issues with parts and processes

Make machine offsets and document the changes as required

Evaluate and change tools as needed and document the change as required

Properly restart processes after interruptions and shutdowns

Validate the process is running within required parameters by inspecting parts during pre-production, normal production, after tool changes and other process interruptions

Verify and adjust in-process gages and measuring machines as required to ensure the process is running within the defined parameters and producing parts within specification

Properly handle and label material including raw parts, work in process parts, finished parts, suspect parts and assembly components

Use SAP to manage the proper recording of good parts, suspect, scrap parts, and rework parts

Communicate information both verbally and written, to the organization including production reports, inspection requests, machine service requests, tool change reports and additional items as required

Perform basic preventive maintenance activities on the line

Maintain a clean and orderly work area, ex. sweep and mop floors, wipe down equipment, clean out work envelopes within the machines and remove empty pallets, etc

Adhere to work regulations, accident prevention regulations, environmental regulations, and OSHA/MIOSHA laws

Continuous improvement of the business environment

Comply with Weber Automotive Employee Conduct and Work Rules; Safety rules and Employee Handbook

Perform other duties as assigned



High school diploma, GED or vocational school courses in mathematics, blueprint reading, machining, or other manufacturing processes applicable to Weber Automotive

Minimum 2 years job-related experience machining in a production environment

Read and interpret engineering drawings/blueprints/schematics/operation sheets

Read and interpret CMM and other types of inspection reports

Use standard machining gauges such as micrometers, calipers and bore gages

Lead, train and communicate effectively

Proficient in software applications: Word, Excel, and other production tools

SAP knowledge preferred, but not required

Interpreting SPC charts preferred, but not required

Good problem-solving abilities

Self-motivated to work under minimal supervision

Must have good organizational skills and able to multi-task

Strong attention to detail

Ability to function in a team based environment

Maintain high ethical work standards

Dependable, reliable, and punctual

Complete job duties with a high percentage of accuracy

Use time and skills in an efficient manner and have a responsible attitude






Must become aware and understand Weber’s Business System, including Quality and Environmental Policies

Must have a basic understanding of the Quality System with respect to impact of the job

Must have knowledge of environmental aspects of their job, within the probationary employment period

Employee must be capable of carrying out environmental responsibilities within their work area



Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, hear, talk, and use hands and fingers

Occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

Must be able to lift, bend, and twist without limitations, and lift 50 pounds unassisted

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Overtime as required

Employees must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when on the production floor.  This includes ANSI Z89 safety glasses and hearing protection.  It also includes approved safety footwear if walking outside the marked safety area

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

May be required to wear protective gloves

This position may require shift work on days (1st), afternoons (2nd) nights (3rd) or a split shift



Climate controlled work area

The noise level in the production environment is loud, required to be on the production floor

Exposed to slippery floors when fluids spill or leak onto the production floor

Exposed to mechanical parts, fumes, and airborne particles when on the shop floor

Offered benefits


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