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CNC Machine Operators:

A computer numerical control (CNC) machinist runs computer-operated equipment to create machine parts, tools and other mass-produced items. He or she may work in a machine shop or in the manufacturing industry as an expert in the installation, maintenance, programming and operation of CNC technology.


Local Professional Profiles: $15 – $22/hour (average entry level wage)

ROB THOMSON - 5-Axis Super Abrasive Machining Manager at Moeller Aerospace Technologies

ROB THOMSON – 5-Axis Super Abrasive Machining Manager at Moeller Aerospace Technologies

 

“I myself don’t have a college degree, but you should never
underestimate the value of the school of hard knocks.
Job experience is pretty valuable. Just pay attention to what
you’re learning and learn as much as you can about
everything you’re doing.”

  • DAILY TASKS
    – Manage several employees in the Super Abrasive
      Machining Area
    – Coordinate with the employees and creating their schedules
    – Ensure the availability of materials in the facility
    – Design products through MasterCam technology
    – Supervise the production of commercial and defense
      turbine engine parts for land, air, and sea-based engines
  • C A R E E R  J O U R N E Y
    – Joined the Moeller team as a CNC Machine Operator and
      held the position for approximately twenty years
    – Moved up into the Management Department

 


BRYAN SEARLES - Project Finishing Manager at Moeller Aerospace Technologies North Central Michigan College - Certicate of Development in CNC Machinist Technology

BRYAN SEARLES – Project Finishing Manager at Moeller Aerospace Technologies
North Central Michigan College – Certificate of Development in CNC Machinist Technology

 

” I’ve been with this company for approximately twenty years now. I started out as a machine operator, actually operating the machines and making the parts… I ended up in this position through hard work and determination – there’s nothing that you can’t do if you put your mind to it.”

 

  • D A I L Y  T A S K S
    – Manage several employees in the Product Finishing Area
    – Coordinate with the scheduling team to ensure products
       leave the facility on time
    – Supervise the production of commercial and defense
      turbine engine parts for land, air, and sea-based engines
  • CAREER JOURNEY
    -Graduated from North Central Michigan College with a
      Certificate of Development in CNC Machinist Technology
    – Joined the Moeller team as a CNC Machine Operator and
       held the position for approximately twenty years
    – Moved up into the Engineering Department
    – Moved up into the Management Department

 


CNC Programs in the Area:

Computer Aided Design – (C) – North Central Michigan College

CNC Machinist Technology – (CD) – North Central Michigan College

CNC Machinist – (C) – Baker College – Cadillac, Charlevoix

Advanced Manufacturing Technology – (AAS) – Baker College – Cadillac

Computer Aided Design – (AAS) – Baker College – Cadillac

Michigan Advanced Technician (MAT2) Mechatronics – (AAS) – Baker College – Cadillac

Along with higher education facilities, our local school systems offer the following Career and Technical Education programs:

Drafting and Design Technology – (CTE) – Char-Em ISD

Machine Tool Technology – (CTE) – Char-Em ISD


CTE – Career Technical Education

C – Certificate

CD – Certificate of Development

AAS – Associate of Applied Science


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CNC-Thomson

 

CNC-Searles
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