Job Description


The CNC Water Jet Operator is responsible for the daily setup and operation of a CNC Water Jet.   


  • Perform daily machine startup, production and shutdown procedures.
  • Perform set-up, operation, program editing and inspection of hardware with minimal assistance on CNC Water Jet machine in accordance to CAD designs, blueprints, SOP’s and other supporting documentation and procedures.
  • Perform minor maintenance and cleaning of equipment and work area in accordance with company standards and manufacturers machine recommendations. 
  • Keep equipment at peak operating performance by performing some machine alignment procedures and optic cleaning.
  • Perform to established productivity standards and sustain a level of quality for parts produced.
  • Prepare and verify material to be used in production.
  • Inspect parts to process specifications.
  • Ensure that machinery, equipment and facilities are maintained for efficient production
  • Ensure the piece meets specifications, maintain the equipment and assemble the pieces.
  • Ensure high quality completion on all jobs
  • Review work-in-progress to ensure quality and timeliness

Experience and Education Required:

  • Minimum 2 years of CNC Water Jet Cutting experience


Skills Required:

  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude and hands on approach to manufacturing
  • Must be able to read and interpret industry blueprints
  • Must be able to determine machine tool and CNC Water Jet program errors
  • Excellent communication skills required to interface with designers and engineers 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong focus on quality and attention to detail


Working Conditions: 

This position primarily works in a loud machine shop environment.  This position is occasionally required to bend, stoop, crouch, reach, and lift up to 60 lbs.  May be required to stand on feet for lengthy periods of time.  This position may be exposed to exhaust fumes or other airborne particles.  


YAM Worldwide is a drug-free, smoke-free, and fragrance-free work environment. 

YAM believes in a diverse environment and is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender (and gender identity or gender nonconformity), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information or any other characteristic protected under applicable laws.  YAM will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable laws.

Application Instructions

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