Arch Global Precision
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Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Tool Cutter Grinder

11600 Arch St
Little Rock, AR

Full-Time

The Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Tool Cutter Grinder will create 3, 4, and 5 axis programs - Producing machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) Walters or ANCA grinding machine. They will maintain quality and safety standards; keeps records and maintains equipment supplies.

• Medical insurance
• Dental insurance
• Vision insurance
• 401K
• Paid vacation
• Holiday / Overtime pay
• Flexible work schedule

At Arch Precision, we believe the resurgence of American manufacturing requires a resurgence of precision machining, supported by evolved and highly collaborative partnerships. ARCH leads the way through continuous improvements in operations.


We are proud of our culture and work environments. We value relationships built on integrity and performance. Our people are recognized and rewarded for their contributions to the success of our customers, and in turn the success of our company. When we do the right things each day, good things will happen for all.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Write programs for 3, 4, and 5 axis machining centers including complex surfaces
  • Create user friendly programs for minimally skilled operators, with focus on ease of use.
  • Provide tooling and fixturing recommendations as applicable.
  • Maintains electronic files for all programs
  • Continually works to improve and optimize programs
  • Stays current with the latest technology and software upgrades
  • Perform safe operation of machines
  • Read and understand drawings, specifications, and documentation
  • Take measurements and records them on the inspection sheets
  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters.
  • Interprets geometric dimensions and tolerances
  • Communicates with Materials when a material issue arises.
  • Calculates requirements including basic math and adjusting three and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers.
  • Loads machine by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies setting by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces, adhering to standards
  • Detecting malfunctions
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical publications
  • Maintains the cleanliness of their work station. This includes wiping down the machines, cleaning any oil spills and putting things back where they belong.
  • Understand and comply with company policy safety guidelines, quality systems requirements and housekeep standards.
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; reports need for machine repair.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work near moving mechanical parts.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • 3+ years experience as CNC operator
  • Ability to frequently stand and walk
  • Ability to occasionally use hands and fingers to feel and reach
  • Ability to occasionally lift / move up to 30 pounds
  • Has close and distant vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Consistently reports to work and on time
  • High school education or related experience or training ; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge in: Write programs for 3, 4, and 5 axis machine centers including complex surfaces
  • Knowledge in: Working knowledge of CNC Walters and ANCA grinding machines
  • Knowledge in: Ability to read and understand product drawing, specifications, and documentations
  • Knowledge in: Ability to calculate requirements including basic math to make required adjustments to tools
  • Knowledge in: Read & comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English
  • Knowledge in: Write simple correspondence in English
  • Knowledge in: Present information in one-on-one and small groups to customers, clients, and other employees
  • Knowledge in: Carry out detailed but uninvolved (English) written or oral instructions

ARCH Global Precision is an Equal Opportunity Employee and wholeheartedly supports diversity in the workplace as a basic premise for business success. All employees of ARCH Global Precision are employed on an at-will basis.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.