Old School Machining During WWIITimes are tough, no doubt about it, and I wanted to do something to help others find work.  I get a lot of notes from folks who are using the G-Wizard Editor and our G-Code Tutorial to increase their CNC skills before setting out to find a new job, so that’s one way we try to help.  More directly, we spent time in conjunction with a guest blogger putting together the research on the 15 best web sites for CNC job search.  For each site we give a quick overview of what kind of site it is, some links for sample searches that bring up CNC jobs on the site, and a sample search result that shows how a job is listed on that site.

Hope it helps!

1.  Monster.com


Monster has been around a long time in the job search business, so they have a lot of listings.  They’re for all jobs and not just CNC.

Sample Search:

CNC Programmer: http://jobs.monster.com/v-skilled-trades-q-cnc-programmer-jobs.aspx

CNC Operator:  http://jobsearch.monster.com/search/CNC-Operator_5?q=Skilled-Trades

CNC Machinist:  http://.netearch.monster.com/search/CNC-Machinist_5?q=Skilled-Trades

Sample Search Result:

CNC Horizontal Mill Programmer Operator

Company Confidential Lynchburg, VA

 Posted today

Our client is a leading manufacturer of custom high performance bimetallic cylinders that are used world-wide in equipment and machinery processing plastics, rubber, food, metal, magnesium, textiles, and chemicals. Because of continued growth they are looking for an experienced CNC Horizontal Mill Programmer Operator to join their team in Lynchburg, VA. Some of the benefits of this exceptional oppo…

Job details & apply

2.  SimplyHired.com


SimplyHired is a search engine aggregator, meaning they bring together results from several engines including Monster, Aerojet, and Indrotec.

Sample Search:

CNC Programmer: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/jobs/list/q-CNC+Programmer

CNC Operator: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/jobs/list/q-cnc+operator

CNC Machinist: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/jobs/list/q-cnc+machinist

Sample Search Result:

CNC Programmer / Set-Up Technician

Company Methods Machine Tools Inc. Buena Park, CA

Methods Machine Tools, Inc. is North America’s foremost distributor and importer of leading-edge precision machine tools including Matsuura, Nakamura-Tome, Fanuc, Kiwa-Japan, Feeler and many others. Methods offer a very competitive salary and benefits package, including 401K, medical, dental, life and disability insurance…

Job details & apply

3.  JobCircle.com


JobCircle is the largest non-newspaper allied job board in Mid Atlantic, which is an award-winning recruitment portal useful for both CNC recruiters and seekers.

Sample Search:


Sample Search Result:

CNC Machinist

Company Confidential Saegertown, PA

Actively seeking an experienced CNC Machinist/Programmer. Must have experience with multi-spindle and close tolerances.  Experience with Brown & Sharp, Citizen and Star machines is highly preferred.  Programming and Set-Up experience is required…

Job details & apply

4.  JobAMatic.com

This is a money-earning portal for savvy CNC employers who publicize their job listings to eligible candidates and earn significantly. It fetches job offers posted on different employer sites such as Aerojet.

Sample Search:


Sample Search Result:

CNC Machinist – Level 2

Company Aerojet US-WA-Redmond

Aerojet is a world-recognized aerospace and defense company specializing in space and defense propulsion products. We are seeking an experienced CNC Machinist to join our Machine Shop. This would be a day shift position, but candidates must be willing and able to work other shifts and overtime as needed to meet production schedules.

Job details & apply

5. CareerBuilder.com

This is one of the fastest growing job sites that links thousands of CNC job seekers to top companies on daily basis.

Sample Search:

CNC Machine Operator: http://www.careerbuilder.com/Jobs/Keyword/Cnc-Machine-Operator/

CNC Machinist: http://www.careerbuilder.com/Jobs/Keyword/Cnc-Machinist/

Sample Search Result:

CNC Machine Operator – Manufacturing Machine Operator

Company Pridestaff Houston, TX

Pridestaff, a national staffing company, is seeking an experienced CNC Machine Operator for one of their Fabrication Manufacturing clients. We are looking for someone that can perform set-ups, program, and operational functions on a variety of CNC and/or manual machines.

Job details & apply

6. TrilliumStaffing.com

This site is an American leader offering placements in CNC machining, programming, and maintenance positions at all experience levels in Fortune-100 firms.

Sample Search:


Sample Search Result:

Company Confidential Green Bay, Wisconsin

Looking for 2nd shift CNC Mazak Vertical Machining Center machinist to make parts from blueprints.

Job details & apply

7. LinkedIn.com

This one is the most famous professional network for searching and hiring CNC positions online.   

Sample Search:

CNC Programmer: http://www.linkedin.com/jsearch?keywords=cnc+programmer&pplSearchOrigin=RLSH

CNC Operator: http://www.linkedin.com/jsearch?keywords=cnc+operator&pplSearchOrigin=RLSH

Sample Search Result:

CNC Programmer

Company CyberCoders Oxford PA

CNC Programmer – 3 Axis CNC Routers, 5 Axis Routers, 3 Axis CNC Programmer – Skills Required – 3 Axis CNC Routers, 5 Axis Routers, 3 Axis CNC Mills, Mastercam, Soild Works, Read Blue Prints, Set-up CNC Machines, Operate CNC machines, Precision measuring and gauging tools, operate fork life…

Job details & apply

8.  JobRapido.com

This one is another job portal that fetches results from other job sites for enthusiast CNC job seekers and advertisers.

Sample Search:

CNC Programmer: http://us.jobrapido.com/?w=cnc+programmer&r=auto&utm_source=adwords&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=ADWORDS_US_JOB_SEARCH&utm_agid=2542313597&utm_kwid=4492347392

Sample Search Result:

CNC Programmer/Machinist III

Company North American Lighting, Elberfeld, IN

At our Tool Plant in Elberfeld, IN., you will utilize your experience and talents to program, operate, and maintain CNC production equipment for the production of quality thermoplastic and thermoset injection molds.

Job details & apply

9. Indeed.com

This job site shows recently posted CNC jobs as per the criteria you select such as salary and title from its left panel.

Sample Search:


Sample Search Result:

Operator III – Machine CNC Machine Operator

Company Tyco Fire Protection Products Tyco

Tyco Fire Protection Products (TFPP) is a business unit of the Tyco Fire & Security Division, one of three business segments in Tyco.  We are a worldwide leader in saving lives and protecting property with our broad portfolio of chemical and water products as well as mechanical products for the fire protection and building products industries…

Job details & apply

10. Careerjet.com

This one is a job search engine that unveils a huge selection of CNC positions available online by fetching job listings from boards and recruitment sites.

Sample Search:


Sample Search Result:

CNC Machinist

Company G.H. Tool & Mold, Inc. Saint Louis, MO

CNC MACHINISTS skilled at setups, programming, and machining. Qualified applicants will be graduates of a 2-year precision machining program or have 3 years equivalent experience in CNC machining.

Job details & apply

11. Jobisjob.com

This is a search engine that searches the job offers from different job boards to save time that would have otherwise spend in navigating those websites. You can save the searches as alerts or get them mailed.

Sample Search:


Sample Search Result:

CNC Machinist – Multiple Positions

Company Confidential Pennsylvania

Solidworks Designers CNC Machinists Machine/Fixture Builders Toolmakers Sales Eng & Estimators Full time/part time Send detailed resumes w/wage history to: PO Box 4039

Job details & apply

12. Jobs.net

This site uses the latest technology in finding the right CNC career for the job seekers as well as in advertising the CNC vacancies for the employers.

Sample Search:


Sample Search Result:

Machine Operator – Product Development

Company Superior Group Minneapolis

Superior Group is seeking experienced machine operators that can work in a fast paced environment, are quality conscious, and safety orientated. This opportunity is with a leading manufacturer of deep draw metal enclosures in the Minneapolis, MN area.

Job details & apply

13. Jobsearchsite.com

This is a comprehensive portal that lists different CNC jobs from across America.

Sample Search:

CNC Machinist: http://cnc.machinist.jobs.jobsearchsite.com/i/c897/Manufacturing_Production/Cnc_Machinist_jobs.htm

Sample Search Result:

CNC Machinist

Company Confidential Statesville, NC

The CNC Machinist is responsible for set up and operation of multi-axis CNC machining centers, multi-axis turning centers with live tooling and/or CNC screw machines. Responsibilities will include all aspects of setting up the machines, troubleshooting new programs, inspecting product to ensure parts are manufactured to blueprint and/or customer specifications.

Job details & apply


14. Bright.com

With advanced data technology of artificial intelligence, this site makes hiring and job finding process efficient by exploring best opportunities and prospects.

Sample Search:


Sample Search Result:

CNC Machinist / CNC Operator

Company Confidential West Chester, PA

– CNC Machinist
– 2 Axis and Swiss Lathes
– Five month contract to hire
– 2nd Shift position

Job details & apply

15. Gettinghired.com

This is a big job portal that finds relevant CNC jobs as per your skills, career goals, and interests.

Sample Search:


Sample Search Result:

CNC Programmer

Company Flowserve Corporation Vernon, CA

Recognized as one of the worlds’ leading manufacturer and aftermarket service provider of comprehensive flow management products and services, Flowserve solutions help move, control and protect the flow of materials in critical industries around the world…

Job details & apply

Guest Blogger Bio: Erick Rocher is a great fan of CNC machines such as Omron relay and Fanuc controllers. Therefore, he loves to research on a variety of CNC devices and likes to share about them via posts. He is a blogger by profession.

 If you know of any other good resources to help CNC’ers find jobs, please post links as comments below.


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