Job Description

Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of lathe operator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.

Responsibilities for lathe operator

  • Hand loads parts and/or material, hand feed tools as required
  • Inspects parts during production using various types of gaging devices such as comparators, hand mikes, plug and depth gages, Makes machine and tooling adjustments necessary to maintain print specifications
  • Resharpens and replaces tools, rakes chips, sands faces,adds coolant
  • Performs miscellaneous related duties, such as clerical recording, material handling, and maintains cleanliness of machines and work area
  • Locates work piece and positions piece in machine and transfers finished piece from machine to shipping & receiving
  • Performs straight and taper turning, boring, threading, facing, drilling, tapping, reaming, plugging and mill work, , to the required dimensional specifications and tolerances
  • Remove chips from machine
  • Operates Lathe Machine to the appropriate specifications in conjunction with design and fabrication/assembly requirements