Machine Operator, CNC

As one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, we are looking to give the right individual an opportunity to excel within our organization. We are seeking a dependable and safety conscious Machine Operator, CNC to join our team in London, ON and contribute to the success of our organization.

Job Statement:

Reporting to the Production Supervisor(s), the Machine Operator, CNC, is primarily responsible for the set up and operating of one or more woodworking machines (CNCs) to fabricate wood parts for millwork products. The Machine Operator, CNC, is accountable for contributing to the daily output of quality products and meeting department KPIs.  This position always performs work in a safe manner and with a high degree of attention to detail.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up, operate, and tend CNC machine; editing CNC program as necessary.
  • Ensure the correct feed speeds and Tool RPMs are being used.
  • Optimize programs to increase productivity.
  • Perform quality checks on products and parts. Scrutinize goods to maintain process and product standards.
  • Monitor operation of machines and make adjustments to correct problems and ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Milling of material based on product specifications, work orders, blueprints, and drawing requirements.
  • Read and interpret specifications and/or follow verbal instructions.
  • Loading/unloading and operation of CNC using lifting assist devices (as required) in a safe manner.
  • Remove and replace worn parts, bits, or shaping tools.
  • Setup new tools as required.
  • Compliance with Riverside policies, Health and Safety Program, and Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • General cleanup of production area.
  • May clean and lubricate equipment and replace parts as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:  Production Floor (mill/warehouse)

Tools:  CNC machine



  • High School Diploma is preferred.
  • WHMIS and Health & Safety Awareness Training (HSAT)


  • 2+ years CNC Operator experience.
  • Previous woodworking experience is an asset.
  • Previous manufacturing / general production experience is an asset.

Physical Abilities:

Abilities Definition

The ability to lift 50lbs or more repetitively.


The ability to bend at the knees and waist.


The ability to walk/stand for long periods of time.


The ability to grasp objects with your hands.


Twisting The ability to twist at your hips.
Manual Dexterity  

The ability to quickly move hand, hand together with arm, two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Finger Dexterity  

The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

Pull / Push  

The ability to pull and push raw / finished material.


Balance The ability to maintain balance while lifting and moving product.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Attributes:

  • Relevant knowledge of safe work practices including the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Knowledge of production processes, raw materials, and quality control.
  • Knowledge of woodworking tools and machines.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic and other mathematical applications.
  • Ability to handle and move objects for production.
  • Ability to read.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Dependability – reliable, responsible, and fulfills obligations.
  • Willingness to take initiative.
  • High degree of stress tolerance – the ability to deal calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.
  • Adaptability/flexibility.
  • Time management skills.
  • Coordination skills.
  • Ability to think critically.
  • Team-focused and cooperation with others.
  • Deductive reasoning – the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • High degree of achievement and effort.
  • High level of personal integrity.


  • Excellent compensation, wage commensurate with experience.
  • Vacation pay.
  • Comprehensive group health coverage for you and your family.
  • RRSP with company matching.
  • Company events.
  • Career development and growth opportunities.

Riverside Millwork Group will provide individual accommodation where needed, keeping in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact us to make your needs known.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Riverside Millwork Group is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications with an emphasis on selecting the best-qualified person for the job.


Candidates will be assessed through careful consideration of: 1) their performance during application interviews; 2) their performance on any behavioural assessments, cognitive assessments, and/or driver competency assessments.

Successful external candidates will be subject to criminal record and reference checks as a condition of the employment offer prior to the commencement of employment.

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