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Why work at Portland CNC?

We believe in:
Working as a team, not top-down.
Constant improvement is a necessity.
Trying on ideas till they don't fit anymore.
Collaborative Programmers & Operators Quality over quantity.
Life is more than your job.
If you want to learn, we'll help you get there.
Humans matter more than projects.

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Paid Time Off

Enjoy paid time off, to take time for vacation, personal days, or other necessary breaks while still being compensated. No gimmicks, use your time how you want to.

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Supportive Team

Join a supportive & collaborative team environment where we are committed to helping each other. PDX CNC fosters a culture of teamwork, cooperation, & mutual support. We have a steadfast "No Assholes" Policy.

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Flexible Schedule

PDX CNC believes in the importance of work-life balance and offers a flexible schedule to accommodate personal commitments and individual needs, promoting a healthy balance.

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Innovative Culture

Be part of an innovative culture that encourages creativity, forward-thinking, and the exploration of new ideas from everyone. PDX CNC values innovation and provides employees with opportunities to contribute to the company's growth and success.

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Retirement Plan

Plan for the future with PDX CNC's retirement plan, which offers employees the opportunity to save for retirement with pre-tax contributions and potential employer matching.

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Grow with PDX CNC

Every role is vital, and every team member is valued. We value your dedication and believe in rewarding your investment. We're exploring future profit sharing &. If you're up for the challenge and excited about making an impact, join and grow with PDX CNC.


We aren't a traditional CNC Shop


We do CAD, CAM, CNC, make our own products, and create learning content.


All Employees

Paid Time-Off Β β€’Β  Flexible Schedules Β β€’Β  Retirement Plan

Open Listings

Operations Specialist

Job Description

The Operations Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office. Make things run smoothly with creative solutions.

Location: Our SE Portland Shop β€” partial Work from Home possible.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Administrative Tasks
  • Ordering Supplies & Materials
  • Scheduling Deliveries and Visits
  • Greeting Clients and handling their queries
  • Answering phones
Customer Support
  • Answering Customer Email & Online Chat Questions
  • Assist with Sales & Support
  • Create Customer Quotes
Financial & Project Management
  • Bookkeeping
  • Managing office budget
  • Overseeing and coordinating projects
Process Improvement
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Research new systems or tools that can increase efficiency

Qualifications

  • Any experience in an office coordination role
  • Excellent organizational & time management
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Work independently & as part of a team
  • Superb problem solving capability
  • Proficient in Google Workspace
  • Airtable experience is ideal
  • Xero (Bookkeeping) experience is a bonus
  • Knowledge of CNC machines, manufacturing, or Computer-Aided Design not required but 🀌

Grow with PDX CNC

We're a small but mighty team, and we have big plans. You won't just be another number here - every role is vital, and every team member is valued. We're exploring ideas like profit sharing and even potential ownership opportunities for everyone.

We believe that the energy, time, and dedication you invest in us should be rewarded. If you're up for the challenge and excited about growing with a company where your contributions really count, we'd love to have you on board.

Pay & Hours

  • Part or Full Time - $20 - 22/hr
  • Our typical week is Monday - Friday, 9-5p

We are looking for the right person to start immediately.

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We are not hiring for positions below

We are always looking for good people. Who knows, you may be what we're missing.


CAM + CNC Specialist

We are looking for an enthusiastic person for our CNC shop. Portland CNC serves both as a job shop service and production for our own products.

Our focus is on high-quality CNC machining and design. Our start was in CNC routing but are adding a Fanuc-controlled YCM vertical mill in 2021.

This role is best suited for someone with 3-axis CNC milling experience.

Variations of the skills requested below will be considered.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Program CNC CAM in Fusion 360
  • Help Coordinate External and Internal Production
  • R&D New Products
  • Assist in production as needed

Skills Desired

  • Fusion 360 CAD/CAM Proficiency
  • CNC Mill Experience
  • Communicate with Clients and Vendors

COVID-19 Considerations

  • We follow the best scientific practices to keep us and our clients safe.
  • Masks are worn at all times.
  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings where possible
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Full-time and part-time considered.

Pay commensurate with experience, creative bonus incentives. Looking for the right person to start immediately.


Must be 18 years or older.

Sales

We are looking for an enthusiastic person for our CNC shop. Portland CNC serves both as a job shop service and production for our own products.

Our focus is on high-quality CNC machining and design.

This role is best suited for someone with a background in the industry as well as sale experience.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Respond Promptly to RFQ's
  • Create Sales Opportunities (Cold Sales)
  • Create Quotes & Invoices
  • Work with Project Managers for Scheduling
  • Request Material Quotes & Send Purchase Orders

Skills Desired

  • Ready to lead our sales effort
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Self-Directed
  • Desire to learn & work as a team
  • CNC machining industry experience or understanding is ideal
  • Email & Phone Conversation Accumen
  • Note: We use Airtable, Freshdesk, Google Apps, Fusion 360, & Slack

Full-time and part-time considered.

Pay and commission structure flexible and commensurate with experience. Creative bonus incentives.


Must be 18 years or older.

CNC Programmer + Production Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic person for our CNC shop. Portland CNC serves both as a job shop service and production for our own products.

Our focus is on high-quality CNC machining and design. This role is best suited for someone with metal milling experience.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Program CNC CAM in Fusion 360
  • Coordinate External and Internal Production
  • R&D New Products
  • Assist in production as needed

Skills Desired

  • Fusion 360 CAD/CAM Proficiency
  • CNC Mill Experience
  • Capable of Scheduling and Managing Production
  • Communication with Clients and Vendors

COVID-19 Considerations

  • We follow the best scientific practices to keep us and our clients safe.
  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings where possible
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Full-time and part-time considered.

Pay range is $24-27/hour and commensurate with experience, creative bonus incentives. Looking for the right person to start immediately.


Must be 18 years or older.

CNC Operator / Shop Maker

We are looking for someone to add to our CNC routing shop. Our focus is on high-quality CNC routing and design. Most of our projects are in wood or non-metallic materials.

Job Description

The ideal candidate would have a background in CNC operation and working in a woodshop.

An added bonus if you have CAD design (Fusion or Rhino), or CNC programming experience. Any combination of these skills is acceptable for applicants, however. Most importantly we are looking for the right person who is hungry to learn, has a tenacity to problem-solve and complete tasks on time.

Primary Job Tasks

  • Operate our CNC router
  • Manufacture parts via CNC and traditional shop tools
  • Material handling
  • Post-processing: Trim router, roundover edges, assemble parts, sanding, some light finishing.
  • Learn to modify and ideally setup CAM programming

Experience

  • Experience operating a CNC, we use WinCNC
  • Woodworking background preferred
  • Big bonus if you have CAM experience, especially Fusion 360
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and load onto CNC bed full-size sheet material (80lb)
  • Great job for a student looking for experience, internship a possibility
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Creative bonus incentives

Part or Full Time - Pay commensurate with experience. Looking for the right person to start immediately.


CNC / CAD Summer Intern

We are looking for an intern for our CNC routing shop. Our focus is on high-quality CNC routing and design of all types. This position is for the summer (May-August) but could continue indefinitely if the right fit.

To be clear

We believe in paying everyone who works for us.

Job Description

The ideal candidate would be capable of CAD design (Fusion or Rhino), CNC programming, CNC operation and have basic to intermediate woodworking skills. Any combination of these skills is acceptable for applicants, however. Most importantly we are looking for the right person who is hungry to learn, has a tenacity to problem-solve and complete tasks on time.

Primary Job Tasks

  • Assist in production
  • Material handling
  • Post-processing: Trim router, roundover edges, assemble parts, sanding, some light finishing.
  • Learn to run the CNC
  • Learn to setup CAM

Required Experience

  • Woodworking background
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and load full-size sheet material onto CNC bed (~80lbs to 35β€œ high)
  • Must be 18 years or older

Bonus Experience

  • Experience operating a CNC
  • CAM setup, especially Fusion 360
  • Rhino or Fusion 360 experience

16-32 hours a week available to start. Pay commensurate with experience. Looking for the right person to start immediately.


CNC Operator / CAD Designer / Shop Maker

Job Description

The ideal candidate would be capable of CAD design (Fusion or Rhino), CNC programming, CNC operation and have basic to intermediate woodworking skills. Any combination of these skills is acceptable for applicants, however. Most importantly we are looking for the right person who is hungry to learn, has a tenacity to problem-solve and complete tasks on time.

  • Experience operating a CNC (WinCNC ideally)
  • Big bonus if you have CAM experience, especially Fusion 360
  • Woodworking background preferred
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and load full-size sheet material onto CNC bed (~80lbs to 35β€œ high)
  • Design experience? Fantastic!
  • Great job for a student looking for experience.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older