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CNC Machinist

Are looking to join a growing company offering: 

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Competitive wages
  • Excellent benefits package 
  • Security of knowing that GSM has been a proud employer in South Bend since the early 1920's
  • plus a brand new state-of-the-art facility ---- your search is over! 


The Machinist at General Stamping & Metalworks is charged with the responsibility of productively performing subtractive manufacturing processes to produce high quality production parts, machine components and tooling on machining centers.

This job description is intended to be an overview of primary responsibilities for this position. All employees are charged with providing assistance in generally similar duties when management deems it necessary.  Special projects and activities may also be created where employees’ talents can best be utilized. In addition, General Stamping & Metalworks is a growing organization responding to an ever changing market It is expected that tasks and requirements will change from time to time and employees will be asked to respond as needed and within reason.

Key Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Machinist is to productively produce high quality parts on GSM machining centers.  The standard for all equipment and tools used at GSM is that they perform as if they are new.  Therefore it is expected that all Machinists participate in maintaining equipment, tools and their work environment.  The Machinist will participate to perform to the objectives set for the department as well as:

  • Safely execute job responsibilities using proper PPE
  • Measuring precision tolerances using a variety of measurement devices
  • Blue print reading
  • Programming at the machine control
  • Setup and operate mechanical and CNC machining centers to production standards
  • Reading job travelers and complying with work instructions
  • Machine tooling fixtures, dies, molds and parts to print specifications
  • Collecting product inspection results as required by inspection standards
  • Entering data to accurately complete transactions
  • Participating in continuous improvement initiatives and projects
  • Communicating and maintaining the safety, quality and cleanliness standards set for the department

Qualifications and Competencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess excellent manufacturing skills, be able to produce parts free of defects, be a dependable member of our team, and maintain an optimistic and supportive attitude. The individual will also maintain competency with the following programs and equipment:

  • ERP
  • Computerized Machine Controls & Programming
  • Desktop computer
  • Office telephone system
  • Machining Center
  • Mills, lathes, drill presses


Minimum High School Diploma or GED
VMC or CNC Technical Training (Preferred)


12 months related experience. 



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