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Operator, CNC Lathe

Job Summary:

The Operator, CNC Lathe is responsible for set up and operation of 2 Axis CNC Turning machines.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up machines
  • Operate CNC turning machinery upholding and adhering to production standards and ISO 9001 regulations and guidelines.
  • Inspect product to print, looking for any flaws and defect of material, including deburring if necessary.
  • Maintain clean and safe work environment.

Minimum Job Requirements:

Education:       One year certificate from college or technical school           

Experience:   Six months to one year training or related experience

Specific Skills:  Ability to interpret and understand verbal and written directions and interact with multiple personality types.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc:          Ability to read and interpret blue prints.

Mechanically inclined with strong math skills.  Ability to read basic measuring devices, including micrometers and calipers.  Working knowledge of surface footage and feed rates, and experienced in calculating feeds and speeds. Must have the following tools in working order: Calipers, Micrometers, and Basic machining tools.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A

Working Conditions/ Physical Demands:

Typical production conditions including standing for long periods of time (up to 10 hours).  Ability to use and clean small tools.  Daily lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Exposure to machine coolants and oils.

Interfaces:

Internal: Daily work related communication with other employees. Management discussions as

needed regarding job related issues.

External: Not applicable in this position.

Success Factors:

Ability to problem solve when setting up the machines.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  At the employee’s request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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