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CNC Operator

Burlington, ON


Permanent Full-Time



Astound is known for producing complicated and exciting projects for a large variety of industries. The digital fabrication department plays a major role by producing parts and components for each project. Reporting to the Digital fabrication Foreman, the CNC operator will support with part production and quality control. The employee is required to perform the duties as outlined.


  • Prepare raw materials for machining, and set codes on the machine to control speed, feed, toolpath, and other variables before guiding the parts through the CNC machine
  • Operate CNC Machines in an efficient, cost-effective, and safe manner
  • Nest manual cuts and off cuts at CNC
  • Maintain excellent quality and safety standards and keep CNC area clean and decluttered
  • Fabricate required parts based on the Fabrication Drawings and adhere to work order specifications
  • Organize and track fabricated parts as well as sheets goods and materials
  • Ensure first piece sample is double checked by shop Foreman
  • Communicate programming issues and feedback with programmer
  • Ensure material is checked for proper cut length before fabrication
  • Store files correctly
  • Responsible for all preventative maintenance of CNC equipment, reporting equipment malfunction, and keeping maintenance records
  • Accomplish company objectives by accepting responsibilities for completing innovative and new requests while also exploring value adding opportunities
  • Check G&M codes before running cut files
  • Replace and calibrate tools, identify tool conditions, and maintain a tool inventory
  • Operate forklift and organize sheets good in and out of CNC area
  • Empty dust collector in CNC area



  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Ability to load and unload 10-25lbs
  • Basic wood knowledge
  • Basic mechanical knowledge
  • Good communication skills with team members

ASTOUND is committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarian’s with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please let us know if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process.



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