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CNC 5-Axis Mill Operator

Sandvik Coromant is looking for a

CNC 5 Axis Mill Operator – 2nd Shift

Location: Mebane, NC

Sandvik Coromant is part of the global Sandvik engineering family of companies and is at the forefront of manufacturing tools, machining solutions, and knowledge that drive industry standards and innovations. Educational support, extensive R&D investment and strong customer partnerships ensure the development of machining technologies that change, lead, and drive the future of manufacturing.

We are looking for a dynamic and results-oriented CNC 5 Axis Mill Operator to join our team!

Key Performance Areas

Responsible for setting up and operating CNC 5-Axis milling equipment to ensure the manufacturing of high-quality parts and tools.

Key Activities and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Setting up, operating, and maintaining 5 axis CNC milling equipment to perform machining to meet key performance indicators.
  • Performing in-process inspection to produce product in compliance within production guidelines to ensure safety, quality, health, and environmental procedures are followed.
  • LEVEL “A” Must make major adjustments to CNC programs and set-ups as required and work with Engineering to develop best machining programming techniques and tooling selection as required, document and report any and all adjustments/corrections.
  • Responsible for operating multiple production machines.
  • Using manufacturing reporting systems.


  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints and process plans.
  • Must be fluent in G & M code and prove out first run programs daily.
  • Must demonstrate good eye-hand coordination and agility.
  • Being self-directed and working in team environments is expected.
  • Positions may be requested to work weekend or off shift scheduling to meet business needs.


You possess minimum of a High School Diploma or GED. Associate Degree or Diploma from a Technical College or Trade School preferred. Minimum of 2 years of CNC milling experience. Experience with machining and cutting operations required. Knowledge of 5S and lean manufacturing preferred. Domestic travel may be required. Schedule will vary according to department needs; overtime work may be requested.

You are highly organized have a keen attention to detail and ability to question the facts. Working with continuous improvements is a natural part of your character and you feel comfortable searching for information, identifying small and large solutions, and challenging the norm. You are flexible, react well to change, and remain calm in the face of challenges.

More about Sandvik

At Sandvik Coromant, we are driven by a passion for excellence in everything we do. As we see it, sustainable success is a team effort and working together and sharing expertise are vital to us, which is why we highly value our active, ongoing collaboration with customers around the world. Sandvik Coromant owns over 3,100 patents worldwide, employs over 7,900 staff, and is represented in 150 countries.

Our national headquarters and primary production unit is in Mebane, NC. Renovated in 2021, the facility houses nearly 60,000 square feet of production space with over 100 employees.

Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of life, health, dental, and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, parental leave, mental health coaching, and a 401(k)-retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

How to apply

For immediate consideration, please apply to the CNC 5 Axis Mill Operator position, Job ID: R0068099

At Sandvik Coromant, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective, and background leads to a better environment for our employees, our business, and our customers. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at HRsupport.us@sandvik.com. Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.

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