1st Shift CNC Lathe Operator/Fabricator

Job Summary

This person reports directly to the Department Head of Fabrications and operates the lathe to machine parts required dimensions utilizing the appropriate tooling and practices.

Job Description

  • Uses lathe and associated tooling in an efficient and safe manner to optimize production.
  • Reports hazards associated with the equipment or its operation to the Safety Director, Maintenance Department, Supervisor or Lead man.
  • Maintains accuracy of product by following blue prints, templates and known practices.
  • Maintains/produces a level of inventory of finished parts that will minimize production delays.
  • Cleans and maintains an orderly work area.
  • Communicates effectively with other workers to direct personal workflow.
  • Inspects own work and makes adjustments when needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of lathe equipment (CNC a plus) and its operation.
  • Good communication skills relative to supervisor and other related departments.
  • Math skills including a good understanding of fractions and angles.
  • Ability to read a tape measure, dial caliper and other precision measuring devices.
  • Ability to read blue prints.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand on concrete in one place for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to utilize tooling and adjust machines to produce accurate parts in an efficient manner.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.

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