CNC Lathe Machinist

July 11, 2017 3:23 PM | Anonymous member

Position Objective:  Okuma Lathe experience a plus.  CNC Lathe Machinist duties. 


Essential Functions May Include:


  • Install and properly align all fixtures and tooling required to set‑up new and repeat jobs.
  • Prove‑out new CNC programs and processes.
  • Assist engineering personnel in troubleshooting and corrective actions for program, tooling, or process problems.
  • Evaluate first piece inspection reports and make any necessary changes.
  • Knowledge of machine controls, program codes, fixtures and tool offsets, and CNC system.
  • Utilize all necessary gauges and equipment to properly inspect parts.
  • Understand and properly utilize all items included in TDP (taught here) folders (process sheets, set‑up sheets, prints, quality plans).
  • Completion of all required documentation (SPC, time records, log books, travelers, process updates, discrepant part tags).
  • Keep supervisor aware of any condition that may affect the efficiency, quality, or completion of jobs.
  • Assist in training other personnel in safe and proper operating procedures of equipment, and maintaining quality.
  • Set‑up and operate secondary machines and deburring operations.
  • Keep a clean and safe machine and work area.
  • Assist maintenance personnel in the troubleshooting and repair of the machine.
  • Communicate with personnel from other shifts involved in the operation of the machine.
  • Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
    • CNC Lathe set-up and operation skills




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    • 5+ yrs. CNC LATHE set-up and operation experience in a machine shop preferred
    • Computer knowledge



    • Maintain acceptable quality and efficiency standards
    • Self motivated 

    ·         Effective verbal and written communication skills

    ·         Good interpersonal skills

    ·         Good organizational skills

    ·         Attentive to detail a must

    ·         Must be reliable and dependable

    ·         Excellent Lathe experience required

    ·         Ability to pass random drug tests if chosen due to drug free workplace


    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  (N=Needed, P=Preferred)

    Sitting N

    Standing N

    Walking N

    Lifting N up to 40 lbs.

    Carrying N

    Kneeling N

    Pushing/Pulling N

    Bending/Stooping N

    Climbing P

    Reaching N

    Crawling/Crouching P

    Repetitive Motion N

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