CNC Lathe Machinist, Days
- Ensure work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.
- Follow established processes, quality and safety standards with continuous improvement initiative of existing and continuous parts.
- Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments, such as micrometers or vernier calipers.
- Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools; lathes, milling machines, shapers, and grinders.
- Measure, examine, and test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.
- Set up, adjust, and operate machines to perform precision machining operations.
- Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
- Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition.
- Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.
- Confer with CNC lathe programmers to check and ensure that new programs or machinery will function properly and that output will meet specifications.
- Diagnose machine tool malfunctions, determining adjustments or repairs.
- Dispose of scrap or waste material in accordance with company policies and environmental regulations.
- Separate scrap waste and related materials for reuse, recycling, or disposal.
- Check work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated or cooled.
- Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties, and mathematics.
- Dismantle machines or equipment, using hand tools or power tools to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed.
- Test experimental models under simulated operating conditions, for purposes such as development, standardization, or feasibility of design.
- Establish work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using a variety of metalworking machines.
- H.S. diploma or GED required, preferred associates, vocational school and/or on the job experience
- 5+ years’ experience in CNC lathe operation and programming
- Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machines (lathe, grinders, mills, etc.)
- Must have a positive attitude with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot
- Ability to read, interpret drawings/blueprints and follow routers
- Knowledge of metal properties and other material
- Participate in safety training and shop meetings.
- Outstanding mathematical skills and analytical abilities
- Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
- Self-motivated, punctual and regular attendance
- Continuous use of dexterity, manual/hand control and touch of objects
- Regular and continuous use of repetitive motion
- Continually standing for long periods and on hard surfaces
- Intermittent time spending bending or twisting the body
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times
- Frequent exposure to various metal scraps and materials
- Visual abilities; close/distant, color, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus