Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator



Main Job

Based on the objectives defined by the Site Manager or the Production Manager, the multi-skilled CNC operator carries out production and control tasks in order to ensure the delivery of products in accordance with the customer requirements.

Main Activities


  • Ensure the QCD of the daily tasks by following the instructions given by the Production Manager.
  • Ensure machining processes are in compliance with the objectives and safety rules.
  • Prepare equipment and make any necessary adjustments to manufacture a batch of parts.
  • Comply with the instructions and task lists provided by the methods department.
  • Fill out traceability sheets for the material and record work progress on the production follow-up sheets.
  • Monitor stock levels for tools
  • Able to carry out visual checks in accordance with project requirements
  • Finish the composite panels.
  • Keep the supervisor informed regarding the progress of work, hours spent and any non-compliance.
  • Work in a team to optimize production and availability of means.
  • Maintain a clean work environment
  • Carry out the final inspection of the composite panels and validate their conformity.
  • Prepare kit contents and packaging for shipment
  • Carry out 1st level maintenance on CNC, vacuum pumps, etc...

Training and Experience


  • Secondary level vocational training in machining processes


  • Ideally 1 to 2 years of experience as a CNC operator




  • Knowledge of Safety, Health, Environment rules and regulation
  • Know how to work with composite panels
  • Know how to read drawings
  • General knowledge of the aeronautics industry
  • Knowledge of specific CNC techniques and their correct use


  • Create, read and complete inspection plans, carry out an inspection plan.
  • Read, understand and apply customer or company procedures
  • Able to tutor or train someone so that all knowledge, know-how, techniques and expertise can be transferred and maintained.


  • Punctual, meticulous, good time management
  • Monitor/Assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or company to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Cooperate with others and contribute to achieving common objectives on a team or for a project.

Career Opportunities

  • Team leader
  • Inspector