CNC Machinist Programmer

Career opportunities at JET HELSETH MANUFACTURING

JET HELSETH is currently hiring a CNC Machinist Programmer. If you have read the job description and think you’ve got what it takes to join the JET HELSETH team, click here to submit your resume below.


“Awesome Owners, great benefits and lots of room for growth!”

Compensation Benefits Offered Employment Type
$22 to $30 Hourly 401K, Dental, Medical, Vision Full Time (1st & 2nd Shift Available)


Produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpretinggeometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).

Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.

Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.

Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position

Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces.

Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance
procedures and processes.

Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.

Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and
continuing needs.

Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.

Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


We are a 24 year old ISO 9001:2015 precision manufacturing operation with our projects consisting of 50% Aerospace/Defense, 50% Industrial/Commercial and Medical projects.

At JET HELSETH, we offer a rewarding and dynamic working environment, excellent opportunities for career development, and a full benefits package. We pride ourselves on providing a superior customer experience using a ‘best-in-class’ approach to everything we do. Our diverse and highly skilled team is the backbone of our success.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to join the JET HELSETH team, submit your resume here.

1730 Patterson Ave. Deland FL 32724

(407) 324-9001

JET HELSETH is an AS9100D and ISO9001:2015 Registered facility. Established in 1995, our leadership team possesses over 100 years of precision manufacturing and quality engineering experience.