Manual Lathe Operator

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Full Time Permanent 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Job Duties: 
  • Study and interpret drawings, manuals, specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations, tools to be used, materials for the job and setup requirements
  • Set up machining equipment utilized by company to ensure equipment operations at accepted standards for the type of tooling being used
  • Provide verification of dimensions of machined parts using precision measuring instruments
  • Fit and assemble machine components and parts
  • Ensure work piece dimensions are correct and to established tolerance criteria
  • Measure and mark dimensions and reference points on material or work pieces as a guide for subsequent machining
  • Detect equipment malfunctions or out of tolerance machining and adjust machine, within capabilities, controls or control media as required to insure quality of production
  • Communicate with supervisor, engineers, and other shop personnel for assignments and to resolve machining or quality issues
  • Responsible for keeping equipment and work area clean and orderly
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Job Qualifications: 
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Post-secondary diploma or certification in a related field preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Manual Lathe operation and in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions
  • Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
  • Demonstrated aptitude in reading and interpreting blueprints, diagrams, schematics, drawings, manuals, and specifications
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude with the ability to work independently with little supervision
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Work Conditions:

  • Manual dexterity required
  • Frequently noisy working environment
  • Overtime as required
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment, including safety glasses and steel toe boots required
  • Able to remain standing for long periods of time

Additional Information:

  • Competitive wage
  • Benefit program
  • Uniforms supplied
  • Overtime available
How to Apply: 

Please apply with Manual Lathe Operator in the subject line to

Posting Duration: 
Apr 15 2019 to May 30 2019