Lead CNC Machinist/Programmer | Eagle Flexible Packaging

Lead CNC Machinist/Programmer – Flexible Schedule (FT or PT)!


*** Flexible Schedule with Opportunity to Work Full-Time or Part-Time ***

Eagle Flexible Packaging is seeking a Lead CNC Machinist/Programmer to take ownership of a startup machining department that will be responsible for manufacturing parts for internal use as well as external customers. Pay rate based on relevant experience and knowledge.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Independently determine correct tooling, inserts, feeds, and speeds based on a variety of materials and tooling.
  • Determine and utilize correct work holding techniques and creative approaches to part manufacturing.
  • Determine department needs for supplies, tooling, and other materials and create orders as needed, directly partnering with suppliers and vendors.
  • Operate manual mill and lathe as needed.
  • Assist with part assembly.
  • Perform research and development of materials and selections for Machining department.
  • Assist with Maintenance department with installations and other projects and activities as needed.
  • Ensure that all company food safety and quality assurance procedures are followed at all times. Escalate any issues/concerns to management.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in CNC/manual machining with developed proficiency in machining parts with <= .001” tolerance including bearing fits.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience programming CAD/CAM software.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using Fusion 360 CAD CAM software for programming 3 axis CNC mills and 2 axis CNC lathes.
  • Basic PC skills, including proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and email software with proven ability to learn new software programs.
  • Demonstrated understanding of G and M code.
  • Ability to read prints and assembly diagrams.
  • Ability to read and understand fits and tolerances, including ability to use precision measurement tools for reading <.001” tolerances.
  • Excellent work ethic and willingness to learn.
  • Effective time management skills with ability to work independently and maximize productivity.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to maintain a clean and efficient workspace.
  • Professional proficiency in verbal and written English, including ability to effectively and professionally communicate with internal and external customers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with HAAS VF Series mills and TL Series lathes.
  • Experience with SOLIDWORKS CAD design software.
  • Experience with HAAS Next Generation Controls.
  • Experience with Renishaw probing solutions for CNC machine tools.
  • Experience repairing and maintaining CNC equipment.
  • Experience with MIG or TIG welding strongly preferred.
  • Experience in the flexible packaging industry.

Eagle Flexible Packaging takes care of our employees with an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, a 100% company-funded medical reimbursement program, paid time off, 401k matching, and an employee assistance program. We have a maintenance apprenticeship program and are committed to supporting our employees’ career growth and aspirations. We have bonus opportunities for employees to earn up to $2,500 for each referral and even offer a discount program that provides savings on everything from groceries to travel!

Eagle Flexible Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.