Manual CNC Lathe Operator

companyThe Ulven Companies
locationHubbard, OR, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/6/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time
31-35 / hour
The Position Summary: The Manual CNC Lathe operator specializes in manual machining operations using a CNC lathe machine, including setup, tooling, material handling, and quality inspection. This position is full time, Monday - Friday at our Hubbard, Oregon location.

People are our main asset...Period. Recognized for their talents, craftsmanship, and pride, they represent the Ulven tradition.

If you are looking to join a dedicated team and grow your skills, keep reading!

Your workday will be a mix of collaboration and independent work with readily available support!

Wage: $25 - $35/hour DOE
  • Set up manual CNC lathe machines for machining operations, including tooling selection and workpiece loading.
  • Operate manual CNC lathes to perform turning, facing, threading, and drilling operations on various materials.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, and work instructions to ensure accurate machining.
  • Monitor machining processes, make adjustments, as necessary, and perform quality inspections to verify part dimensions and surface finish.
  • Perform routine maintenance on machines, such as tool changes, lubrication, and cleaning, to ensure optimal performance.
  • Collaborate with team members and supervisors to meet production schedules and quality standards.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and maintain a clean and organized work environment.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
  • Proven experience as a Manual CNC Lathe Operator or similar role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of machining tools, materials, and techniques.
  • Basic maintenance and troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and blueprints.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail and quality-oriented mindset.
  • Familiarity with CNC programming is a plus.
All positions at The Ulven Companies require access to information, or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens, or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently, the incumbent must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Residents and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights, to be considered for a position.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods and perform repetitive tasks.
  • Lift and move materials weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination for operating machinery and handling tools.
  • Adequate vision, including close vision, depth perception, and the ability to differentiate colors, for reading blueprints, inspecting parts, and operating equipment.
  • Exposure to loud noises, dust, and coolant fluids in a manufacturing environment.
  • Adherence to safety protocols, including wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
Drug testing and background checks are required for all Ulven positions. The Ulven Companies are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Fields of study

  • Machining

Salary range

  • 31-35 / hour