Cabinet Expressions - CNC Operator

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Cabinet Expressions is a locally owned and full service cabinet manufacturer, featuring top quality cabinetry, all with a strong emphasis on great design. We have been family owned and operated since 2008 when we saw a need for true craftsmanship within Southern AB. Cabinet Expressions has always understood the enormous impact that a well planned kitchen can have on your day to day quality of living as well as on the value of your home. The majority of our business is referral based, and we believe this is attributable to both our original designs and to the level of personal attention given to every client.


We are looking for a hard-working and reliable person to join our team as a CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) Operator. CNC is an automated machine that controls a range of complex machinery, such as grinders, lathes, and turning mills, all of which are used to cut, shape, and create different parts and prototypes. On the day to day, CNC machinists combine elements of mechanical design, technical drawings, mathematics, and computer programming skills to produce a variety of metal and plastic parts. The CNC Operator sets up and operates metal, plastic and wood cutting machinery to build tools and parts of various machinery. Their duties include: studying blueprints and creating the design, cutting metal and manipulating it to build the project, and performing regular maintenance on their machinery. They must use several machines and tools to plan the design. They are also responsible for verifying very precise measurements prior to production. Additionally, the CNC Operator prepares etching solutions to repair damaged materials and maintains their machinery at all times to ensure optimal workflow.


This job is a full-time position, with the hours of 7:30am-5pm Monday through Friday. Work will be conducted indoors. CNC Operators are often exposed to loud noises and possibly other contaminants and hazardous work equipment around the shop, making PPE required. Employees must be able to stand for long periods of time and make repetitive movements, such as bending and twisting. Employees must be compliant with health and safety standards and promote a positive work environment. A full-benefits package will be provided following the probationary period. Starting wage for this position will be $18-23 per hour depending on experience.


  • Operate CNC's and woodworking equipment
  • Manage CNC tooling
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance
  • Setting up, operating, and disassembling manual, automatic, and CNC machine tools
  • Measure and verify all calculations prior to using machinery
  • Enter all relevant codes to specify and monitor the feed, speed and cut of any tool path for a CNC
  • Interpret 3D drawings and orthographic projections
  • Reading blueprints, sketches, or computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) files
  • Aligning, securing, and adjusting cutting tools and workpieces
  • Turning, milling, drilling, shaping, and grinding machine parts to specifications
  • Smoothing the surfaces of parts or products
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Ensure safe operating practices are being followed
  • Complete tasks within a set time frame
  • Troubleshoot where necessary and report problems that arise
  • Assist employees as needed.


Accountability: Takes personal ownership and responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work commitments. Follows organizational guidelines, professional standards, regulations and principles. Demonstrates reliability and integrity on a daily basis.

Analytical Thinking: Applies systematic, logical reasoning when addressing problems or situations in order to arrive at an appropriate solution or outcome. Considers the various issues and components of the problem, develops sequential steps to address the situation and determines rational timeframes and priorities.

Problem Solving: Possess the ability to break down a situation down into smaller pieces to identify key issues, figuring out cause and effect relationships in order to solve. Uses logic and analytical methods to come to realistic solutions.

Risk Management:Identifies, analyzes, plans and responds to internal and external risks factors including; security breaches and Health & Safety, adheres to and ensures the organization is compliant with all Health & Safety laws, regulations, standards and required practices. 

Decision Making: Makes concrete, well-informed and thought out decisions that support the overall organization. Has the ability to make quick effective decisions even when data and details are limited. When making unfavourable decisions that might have negative consequences will examine the impacts and potential implications to ensure that decision is valid for the situation.

Planning and Organizing: Accurately estimates duration and level of difficulty of tasks and projects, setting out goals and objectives and work plans to complete.


  • Experience in the Cabinetry industry is an asset
  • Knowledge of CNC programming and control operations
  • Experience using and operating similar machinery
  • Understanding of/ ability to use mathematics


Interested applicants can submit their resume indicating they are applying for the CNC Operator position. This position will be open until a suitable candidate has been found.

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