Lead CNC machinist

Lead, teach, take charge and join Ballistic Advantage. We are presently looking for a champion, not just a seasoned machinist but, a well-rounded, confident individual ready to step in and support production in a fast-paced environment.


The Lead CNC machinist is responsible for all aspects of production throughout his shift. This position is the point of contact for daily throughput and quality. Leads are expected to schedule, organize and mentor fellow employees daily.


  • Set up and operation of assigned MAZAK lathes involving precision tolerances.
  • Experienced in inspection processes, instruments and techniques.
  • Ability to accomplish print to part functionality.
  • Responsible for quality and non-conformance throughout shift.
  • Guide team towards monthly throughput numbers and pertinent KPI’s.
  • Strive for accuracy and 100% complete documentation.
  • Ability to work safely and encourage others to do the same.
  • Effectively promote communication to subordinates and between other shifts.
  • Enforce company rules and policies always.


  • A master at shop mathematics and machining calculations.
  • A strong desire to succeed.
  • A confident team member and leader.
  • A marked attention to detail.
  • A motivative communicator.


  • High school or equivalent.
  • 10 plus years as a machinist.
  • Minimum 2 years supervising others.

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