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CNC Machinist level III

Nicholasville, Kentucky

Nestled in the heart of the Bluegrass region, Nicholasville, Kentucky, offers a blend of small-town charm and big-city amenities. With its close proximity to Lexington, residents enjoy a peaceful community atmosphere with easy access to urban conveniences. This thriving town is an ideal setting for professionals seeking a balanced lifestyle and the opportunity to grow their careers in a dynamic work environment.


Position Overview

Join our team as a CNC Machinist Level III and become an integral part of our manufacturing excellence. We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented individual who thrives in a team-oriented environment and is committed to producing precision parts and tools.


Key Responsibilities

  • Program, set up, and operate CNC milling machines, lathes, drill presses, sanders, buffers, bench grinders, and various hand tools using CAD/CAM software.
  • Interpret blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions to produce accurate work.
  • Assist with material and supply orders, receipt, and storage.
  • Perform equipment repairs and modifications under supervision.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.
  • Complete documentation for work orders, including time and materials used.
  • Adhere to safety, regulatory, and company policies (OSHA/ITAR/AS9100).
  • Engage in continuous improvement and support all production activities as needed.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Proficient in CAD/CAM programming with minimal assistance.
  • Capable of making 3-axis and 5-axis CNC parts from start to finish independently.
  • Knowledgeable in feeds, speeds, and multiple part processing methods.
  • Ability to read prints with GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing).
  • Experience teaching and transferring knowledge to peers.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Shop math proficiency, computer literacy, and strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CNC machining in ITAR and/or AS9100 regulated environments.
  • LEAN/TPM manufacturing experience.
  • Prior work with startups or small business scale-ups.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive hourly wage ($28 - $32 USD).
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave.
  • 401K plan launching Q3.
  • Climate-controlled facility (68 degrees year-round).
  • Structured training program with dedicated resources.
  • Career advancement opportunities within a growth-centric culture.
  • Positive work-life balance with a 4-day work week (Monday - Thursday).
  • State-of-the-art machinery and a commitment to continuous improvement.

Working Hours

  • 1st Shift: 7 AM to 5 PM
  • 2nd Shift: 5 PM to 3 AM
  • Monday to Thursday schedule with no Friday work required (except for leadership roles).

How to Apply

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, we invite you to submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience. 

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