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CNC Lathe Operator-2nd

Location : Milwaukee
Job Type : Direct Hire
Compensation : 18.00 - 22.00 USD/HOUR
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Machining Center Op

2nd shift




  • ·       Read detailed blueprint, job order, tooling instructions, and set up sheet for specifications such as dimensions, tolerances, type of holding fixtures, and cutting tools to be used.


    ·       Mount chucks, fixtures or other work holding devices.  Majority of the work is performed with chucks.


    ·       Position and secure tools in tool holders on turret and cross slide.


    ·       Load programs.  Analyze complex program; adjust programmed speeds, feeds, tooling and operating sequences as needed.


    ·       Position and secure work piece in chuck.


    ·       Index turret and adjust positions of tools at each station in relation to work piece to assure clearance between moving parts and machining of specified dimensions and tolerances.


    ·       Operate lathe; direct flow of coolant against tool and work piece.  Frequently operate more than one machine.


    ·       Use micrometers, vernier, thread gages, bore gages and various other precision measuring equipment to set up, adjust and check dimensions.


    ·       Troubleshoot lathe machine problems; notify supervisor of any machine or quality problems and notify programmer of needed program changes or adjustments.


    ·       Maintain CNC lathe; perform preventive maintenance as needed.


    ·       Process all necessary documentation and paperwork for processes completed.

Required Qualifications :

  • Requires one to three years of trades training or equivalent experience and one to three years of related machining experience.

  • Requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, and percent.

  • Requires the ability to operate various equipment. 

  • Requires a knowledge of gear principles, tooling, material characteristics, machine shop procedures, abrasives and general machining practices. 

  • Requires the ability to read specifications and gauges and to complete standard production documentation. 

  • Requires ability to operator a forklift truck and the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

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