CNC Machinists - Tulsa, Oklahoma


Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Tulsa , Oklahoma, United States

Open: 17 May 2017

Pyrotek is offering a $2,000 Sign On Bonus for the selected candidate.

Job Summary

As part of the US Glass fabrication team, the CNC Machinists is responsible for producing machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

CNC Programming Experience is Required.

Pyrotek is growing with 1st and 2nd shift opportunities. 

M-TH schedule:

1st Shift:  6:00AM to 4:00PM

2nd Shift: 3:30PM to 1:30AM

Lathe-specific skills & mill-specific skills.



  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED)/ Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), or equivalent combination of education and life experiences
  • Associates degree in manufacturing or formal technical training – highly desired
    • Minimum three years of work experience as a CNC Machinist
    • G-code CNC programming
    • Familiarization with: HAAS CNC Vertical and Horizontal Mills
    • HAAS and Okuma Lathes


Core People Skills

• Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization.
• Genuine with high ethical standard and values and personal integrity and honesty.
• Ability to apply a large measure of common sense to a variety of situations.

Communications Skills

• Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen, obtain clarification, and respond well to questions.
• Proficiency in writing clearly and concisely and edit work for spelling and grammar.
• Ability to vary writing style to meet business needs.

Computer/Application Skills

• Proficient CNC machining skills (programming, tolling knowledge, ability to read blueprints.
• Ability to use and interpret dimensional measuring tools or equipment.
• Strong mechanical aptitude.
• Ability to use an interpret dimensional measuring tools or equipment
• Proficiency with MS Office products, particularly Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Proficient, hands on experience with ERP and CRM systems.
• Proficient with math skills, especially with geometric calculations.
• Ability to identify and implement improvements.
• Excellent Ability to apply a large measure of common sense to a variety of situations.
• Proficient with math skills, especially with geometric calculations.
• Ability to identify and implement improvements.

Core Business Skills

• Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling of proprietary and confidential information.
• Ability to work independently, without significant direction and to use resources effectively to “figure it out.”
• Strong critical thinking skills, judgement and keen attention to detail and accuracy.
• Exceptional prioritization, time management and organization skills.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to work under pressure and excel in a fast-paced, self-directed entrepreneurial environment.

Professional Investment

• Demonstrated commitment to own personal professional development and learning.
• Comfort and ability to learn about and apply technical products to various industrial manufacturing processes.
• Possess the functional and technical skills, which guarantee a high level of accomplishment.
• Ability to contribute in creating and maintaining excellent customer relationships and ensuring smooth customer/sales/manufacturing interactions.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

To perform this role successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Promote positive employee and customer relations by supporting Pyrotek’s commitment to a working environment of tolerance, acceptance and civility. Respond appropriately to inquiries, concerns and complaints by being professional, courteous and respectful at all time.
  • Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Actively and positively participate in problem resolution, demonstrating constructive communication, timely response and effective resolutions skills. Work effectively within team environments both within your department and across the organization.
  • Cooperate and comply fully with all Pyrotek policies and procedures. Actively support and follow the Pyrotek Safety Program.
  • Participate in company/department meetings, training activities, continuing education programs and other associated activities.
  • Consistently promote and communicate Pyrotek’s core values through work performance and excellent customer service.
  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specification, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available, anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock, verifying receipt of stock.
  • Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Set-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops and stock pushers; indicating vices, trimming heads.
  • Load feed mechanism by lifting stock into positon.
  • Verifies setting by measuring positions, first-run part and sample work pieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Maintains specification by observing drilling, grooving and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements, detecting malfunctions, troubleshooting processes, adjusting and reprogramming controls, sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedure and regulationsMaintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

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