Lathe Operator

Cranberry Township, PA

Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: Req-4168 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

An established manufacturing company, located near Cranberry Township, PA, is seeking a Lathe Operator.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans and lays out complex machining operations; fabricates and assembles various types and sizes of product parts, tooling, and assemblies; performs jig, fixture, tool, and die work.
  • Utilizes various types of manual, numerically controlled, and computerized machine shop equipment to perform machining operations on all types of materials including but not limited to ferrous and nonferrous metals, nonmetallic materials, their alloys, and synthetic materials.
  • Works from and in accordance with specifications and design criteria including but not limited to verbal instructions, drawings, and blueprints; performs standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, speeds, and feeds of machining.
  • Uses a wide variety of precision measuring instruments; maintains accurate dimensional tolerances based upon drawings.
  • Selects the appropriate cutting tools to maximize efficiency and ensure quality of product.
  • Operates a variety of machines including but not limited to lathes, mills, drill presses, and metal cutting saws to perform multiple machining operations and ensure the proper utilization of equipment and material.
  • Possesses and maintains thorough knowledge of all applicable safety regulations and considerations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and/or AS Degree required
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of related machining experience, primarily with CNC and manual lathes
  • Knowledge of proper use of measuring tools/gauges and cutting tools
  • Understanding of blueprints and routers
  • Excellent communication and basic math skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Ability to understand any and all safety requirements and cautions
  • Ability to perform the physical labor necessary
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-3:30pm, plus possible OT

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