CNC Machinist (2nd Shift) – Shadow Systems – Plano, TX

Shadow Systems

Job details


$18 – $22 an hour

Job Type
Number of hires for this role


    • CNC machining: 1 year (Preferred)

    • Fanuc Controls: 1 year (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Shadow Systems is a manufacturer of high-precision custom firearms and firearms components. Our team is seeking 2nd shift CNC Machinists responsible for operating and maintaining CNC milling equipment under the guidance of a senior Machinist/Programmer. We are seeking candidates with a strong work-ethic that believe in high-quality work and can work unsupervised at times. Flexibility and problem solving are critical to success in this role. Completely clean background check is a requirement for this position. $2000 sign on bonus available after first 90 days of employment.

Work Hours: Monday – Thursday starts at 5:00 PM and ends at 3:30 AM (4 ten-hour shifts)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret blue prints
  • Use and read calipers, OD mics, radius gages, and pin gages
  • Perform batch checks during production runs and make offset adjustments as required
  • Indicate vises
  • Perform setups using setup sheets or written instructions
  • Change tools on machine
  • Safely operate miter saw
  • Deburr all work that requires it

The following attributes and abilities are not required but highly desired:

  • Make minor edits to NC files to fix errors and generate a good part
  • Fluent understanding and knowledge of G-code and M-code
  • Hand type small or large programs
  • Good understanding of fixturing and fixture functionality
  • Make clamps or other small items for fixturing
  • Troubleshooting of machine and/or programs
  • Knowledge of HAAS controls, functions, and capabilities
  • Detect and address problems with machine or program such as incorrect start points or incorrect feeds and speeds
  • Knowledge of surface finishes and ability to achieve the required finish

Work Experience Requirement: Minimum 2 years prior machine shop experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus

Application Question(s):

  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local laws and regulations?
  • Are you a U.S. military veteran?
  • Please describe your experience with firearms, if any. This can be personal or professional.


  • CNC machining: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Fanuc Controls: 1 year (Preferred)
  • HAAS: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location


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Shadow Systems

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