CNC Lathe Machinist

locationJamestown, NY 14701, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/12/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time
21-25 / hour

The CNC Lathe Machinist operates computer numerical control machines to fabricate finished parts to specifications while holding tolerances +/- .0001. The CNC Lathe Machinist loads parts in the machine, cycle's machine, and detects malfunctions in machine operations, such as worn or damaged cutting tools. The position communicates with co-workers regarding productions runs, and maintains a safe, organized, and clean work environment.

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program

Key Responsibilities
  • Uphold the company values, vision, and mission.
  • Uphold the quality policy.
  • Follows safety requirements.
  • Follow policies and procedures.
  • Performs all assigned machine shop operations.
  • Assist with the replacement of worn tools
  • Assist with the start-up of lathe or turning machines.
  • Assist with the positioning and alignment of cutting tools in toolholders on machines.
  • Understand blueprints, layouts or charts, and job orders and how it relates to the specifications and tooling instructions.
  • Assist with the selection of cutting tools and tooling instructions.
  • Assist with the controls to set cutting speeds and depths and feed rates, and to position tools in relation to workpieces.
  • Refill, change, and monitor the level of fluids, such as oil and coolant, in machines.
  • Assist with the installation of holding fixtures, cams, gears, and stops to control stock and tool movement, using hand tools, power tools, and measuring instruments.
  • Assist with hoists, fasteners, and hand tools.
  • Assist moving toolholders manually or by turning handwheels.
  • Assist with in process inspection of machined parts using a variety of precision measuring tools such as micrometers, microscopes, fixtures, indicators, and special tools.
  • Other duties assigned
  • Associates or Certification in Machining Technologies preferred (not required).
  • 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing facility.
Skills Required:
  • Comprehension of complex engineering drawings.
  • Ability to hold tolerances up to =/- .0001.
  • Blueprint, GD&T, measuring equipment
  • Basic Communication
  • Basic shop math
Work Environment:
  • Manufacturing floor environments
  • Controlled temperature environments
Expected Hours of Work

This is a Full-Time hourly position required to work Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends.


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Pay Range

$18.00 Hourly to $25.00 Hourly

Salary range

  • 21-25 / hour