CNC Lathe Set-up Operator

Walton Hills, OH

 

The CNC Lathe Machinist is responsible for producing machined parts by setting up and operating a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reads and interprets blueprints and/or drawings.
  • Operates forklifts and overhead cranes to handle and move materials
  • Performs program edits and/or changes as required.
  • Accurately measure parts per blueprint.
  • Maintains quality inspection of parts, equipment and supplies.
  • Performs CNC Lathe setup independently and makes quality parts.
  • Performs self- inspection of parts using precision measuring instruments and gages.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Competencies:

  • Attendance – Consistently arrives to work and is on time.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying. Takes time to understand the points being made and asks questions as appropriate.
  • Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Mathematics - Using algebra and Trigonometry to solve problems. (Shop mathematics.)
  • Reading Comprehension - Understands blueprints and/or drawings in work related documents.
  • Time Management - Uses time effectively and efficiently. Manages time well so that attention can be applied to different activities during the day, ranging from the simplest to the most complex.
  • Safety Focus – Adheres to all workplace and trade safety laws, regulations, standards and practices. Performs work in a safe manner at all times. Checks for and reports potential hazards while in the workplace. Responds positively to safety-oriented feedback.

  

Experience and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), preferred.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years experience with set-up and operation of CNC Lathes; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments (micrometers, calipers, dial bores).
  • Must understand G&M codes and be able to edit programs to make adjustments as required.
  • Personal tools a plus.

 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand. The individual needs to occasionally move about on the shop floor to transport parts, access tools, equipment, parts and other necessary items to complete the work order. The individual frequently positions self to safely operate tools and equipment. They use their hands continuously while performing all job duties. Most of the activities involve fine and gross manipulation of items. They must be able to exchange accurate information with other individuals in the office and shop.

Employees must regularly lift, push, pull and/or move 50 pounds. Anything over 50 pounds will be moved with a forklift or overhead crane. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:  

Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment as situations dictate on various jobs. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, power tools, fumes and airborne particles. The employee will be in a well-lit, heated indoor shop environment with adequate ventilation.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability and physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.