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Proto Labs, Inc. CNC Operator I - Weekdays: Tuesday-Friday in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Description Position Overview: The CNC Operator I is responsible for completing CNC machining tasks under immediate supervision. This opening is for the Weekday Tuesdays 12pm - 6pm and Wednesday-Friday 6am - 6pm shift. Specific Duties Include: Perform basic CNC machining tasks: milling, finishing, material handling Operate CNC machine and equipment of limited complexity Read production paperwork and follow production instructions and processes Transport parts of fixtures Retrieve and store materials from storage Prepare material blocks for CNC milling and finishing operations Clean and maintain milling machine centers emptying chip bins, clean out chip debris, replenish coolant, maintain accurate lubricant Support CNC operations with cleaning, filling, emptying, wiping, mopping Adhere to all quality and safety standards within the department Maintain clean and organized work area with emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, and utilization Continually seek to improve work processes and individual performance Adhere to all company policies and operational procedures Perform additional tasks as assigned Minimum Qualifications: Ability to learn one or more machining tasks: milling, finishing, material handling Ability to help out and be productive where needed Ability to work safely with cleaning and other resources Positive and helpful attitude Ability to use chemicals in accordance with safety standards Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers Ability to use a computer and calculator Able to work safely with sharp tools/objects, such as but not limited to, hobby knives, utility knives, diagonal-cutting pliers Able to read and write in English, and do basic arithmetic Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment Able to be punctual and have good attendance Good written and oral communication skills No experience required, limited to no knowledge of CNC functional areas required Education Requirement: High school diploma or equivalent Physical Demands: While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and/or sit for the entire shift; use a computer keyboard, monitor and mouse, telephone and printer; reaching, bending, grasping, The employee must occasionally lift, carry, and/or move up to 70 pounds. Work Environment: Indoors (A/C); nonsmoking; the majority of this job function is performed in a manufacturing setting requiring normal safety precautions (eye protection and hearing protection). Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Protolabs maintains ITAR-compliant operations in all of our United States based facilities. Due to ITAR regulations, this role is only open to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents (green card holders) or foreign nationals granted refugee or asylee status. Individuals with temporary visas (e.g. E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, TN or OPT) are not eligible for hire in this role. Proto Labs, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a f