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CNC Machinist

About TFI:

Topeka Foundry & Iron Works (TFI) has been providing high precision machining and industrial fabrication since 1876. Our ongoing investments in emerging technologies and equipment has put TFI at the forefront of the industry. As we expand our capabilities and markets, we are also expanding our workforce. We actively seek out driven individuals to join our high-performing team of 100+ employees.

Job Purpose:

TFI is seeking a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist.

In this role, the CNC Machinist will work closely with our project managers, shop leads, and programmers to use technology, innovation, and programming to turn a standard piece of material into a complex part.

Get machine exposure to:

  • Multi-Axes Lathes with Live Tooling Abilities
  • 5-Axis Machining Centers
  • Horizontal and Vertical Multi-Axes Machines
  • And More!

Shift & Shift Differentials:

(Also receive 90 day and  yearly performance reviews/raises based on performance)

Night Shifts

  • 2nd Shift = Mon-Thu 4pm-2:30am
  • Modified 3rd Shift = Mon-Thu 6:30pm-5am
  • 3rd Shift = Mon-Thu 8:30pm-7am

Night Shift Differentials

  • Day 1 of employment = Additional $2/HR
  • After 6 months = Additional $2/HR = $4/hr total differential
  • After 18 months = Additional $2/HR = $6/hr total differential

Weekend Shift

  • Fri, Sat, Sun 6am-7pm

Weekend Shift Differentials

  • Day 1 of employment = Work 36 Hours, Get paid 40 Hours
  • Day 1 of employment = Additional $2/HR

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Determine fixtures, attachments, and tools necessary to complete jobs according to specifications
  • Oversee cutting process and modify machine speed, tooling and cutting style when necessary to ensure precision and accuracy of manufactured parts
  • Supervise machine temperature to ensure adequate warm-up and cool-down time
  • Review and interpret cutting plans and enter them into the control outlets
  • Inspect all finished products for accuracy and uniformity
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance tasks to ensure machine longevity

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • CNC Machinist vocation certification, or degree in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or similar field preferred
  • Experience within manufacturing production or plant operations preferred
  • Working knowledge of using calibrated measurement devices and manufacturing software
  • Knowledge of tooling, machinery, and manufacturing applications
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be able to successfully complete all post-offer and pre-employment contingencies

Required Skills & Behaviors:

  • Detail oriented, creative, and tech-savvy
  • Values precision and enforces quality standards
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Safely operate machining and manufacturing equipment
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and planning skills

Competitive Benefits + Perks:

A career at TFI offers more than just a competitive salary. You’ll have opportunities for on-the-job training and career growth.

  • 100% Paid Health Insurance for You + Your Family
  • Competitive Salary + Incentive Bonuses
  • 401 (k) Plan + Company Match
  • Exclusive Investment Opportunities
  • Paid Time Off + Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Work Schedules + Multiple Shifts
  • Family-Focused Culture
  • Casual Attire + Fun Environment

HME Group Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, or national origin.