CNC Operator


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Lenco Industries
10 Betnr Industrial Drive
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Company Description:
Lenco is proud to serve as the nation’s leading designer and builder of tactical armored vehicles for Police, Fire, EMS, Military and Government agencies worldwide. Lenco is a well-respected, family-owned & operated business in our third generation and has been quietly growing in the Berkshires since 1981. With over 110 employees and three Pittsfield manufacturing facilities totaling over 160,000 SF, our staff enjoys clean, bright, organized workspaces; top notch equipment and company safety protocols that prioritize our employees’ health, safety and well-being. Our company culture reflects a cooperative team spirit and feeling of accomplishment producing world class response & rescue vehicles that are highly regarded and internationally recognized as protecting and saving countless lives. Our business is growing, and we seek hard-working & dedicated people who value the pay, benefits, work environment and job satisfaction our company offers. Please visit to learn more.
CNC Operator
$18 - $22 Per Hour
Full Time
Some High School Coursework
Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Press Brake Machine - Preference: Preferred

JOB SUMMARY:  The CNC Operator will be responsible for the setup, operation and tending of the (CNC) Plasma Table and supporting equipment and prepare and run the press brake machine to bend and form parts and materials for vehicles.


  • Preparation and run bend setups and forming operations
  • Work with supervisor to ensure material for each job is on schedule
  • Requisition parts and equipment as necessary
  • Liaise with supervisor on problems to achieve efficient repair
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Complete all documentation including inspection sheets, certificates, and receipts applying signatures as appropriate
  • Remove debris from machine by running slagger
  • Receive processing direction and nesting table from Engineering and Supervisor
  • Set up and operate plasma table to cut parts used in the creation of vehicles
  • Identify and verify proper gauge and type of steel to be cut
  • Load table by lifting steel into position using crane and various other lifting devices
  • Maintain specifications by observing plasma table cutting, detecting malfunctions, troubleshooting processes, adjusting and reprogramming controls
  • Replace worn consumables adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes
  • Examine cuts visually or by hand to verify quality and accuracy
  • Grind edges of material using a pneumatic grinder
  • Monitor instruments such as pressure gauges, indicators or meters to ensure optimum processing conditions
  • Maintain continuity by communicating and documenting actions, irregularities and ongoing need
  • Maintain all documentation including time sheets, and nest reports
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements following manufacturer’s instructions, trouble shoot malfunctions and inform supervisor of problems and malfunctions that occur
  • Identify abnormalities and repairs required as result of internal actions and advise the supervisor accordingly
  • Identify areas of process improvement, cost and waste reduction
  • Work in an efficient and timely manner
  • Undertake relevant training and development as required
  • Carry out work orders within a realistic time line ensuring that deadlines are met
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships, and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population
  • Record all hours worked accurately


  • General maintenance of the press brake machine
  • Adhere to and carry out existing work practices, procedures and policies
  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate
  • Understand and comply with safety and environmental policies
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Parts and Engineering Department Managers
  • Occasional customer interaction



  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with Press Brake Machine
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Forklift experience



  • High school diploma or GED equivalent