CNC Lathe Setup/Operator (1st shift)

Full Job Description

CNC Lathe Machinist – Full-time 1st shift. Mazak CNC Lathe operating and setup experience required. Must be reliable with strict attention to detail. Competitive wages. Employee health insurance coverage premium covered. Matching 408(p) Retirement Plan, Dental offered. Safety/Time BONUSES. Email resume.


  • Performs all tasks in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints.
  • Understand tolerancing.
  • Uses gauges and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements.
  • Properly and safely replace inserts and materials onto machines.
  • Performs daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and


  • Utilizes and abides by ISO requirements and safety procedures.
  • Complies with all quality policies, specifications, regulations and instructions.
  • Perform first piece inspection on simple geometry.
  • Clear chips from parts during operation stops.
  • Identify part defects and alert supervisor.
  • Understand tool wear and when to change tooling.
  • Initiating NCR’s and completing other quality and production documents.
  • Position may include other duties and responsibilities assigned by supervisor and/or


  • Set up and operate for basic parts.
  • Create and review simple programs.
  • Transfer programs from the shop computer to the machine and to the shop computer from


  • General understanding of speeds and feeds of the cutting tool.
  • Properly and safely selects, aligns, secures and removes holding fixtures, cutting tools,

attachments, accessories and materials onto machines.

  • Recognizes, deploys and properly uses inserts, fixtures and tooling.
  • Has own measuring tools.


  • Read, interpret blue prints, and produce parts in accordance to prints
  • Uses gauges and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements.
  • Utilizes and abides by ISO requirements and safety procedures.
  • Operating CNC machines
  • Understand tolerancing.
  • Self-motivated individual
  • CNC Lathe experience required including setups – Mazak is a plus.
  • Preferred experience with creating conversational programs.
  • Problem-solving & trouble shooting skills
  • Ability to adapt to updated shop processes and available tooling

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $20.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • CNC Lathe Operator: 3 years (Preferred)
  • CNC Lathe Setup: 2 years (Preferred)

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place