Key Staffing is looking for a Manual Lathe Operator to operate a variety of machines to perform assigned tasks. You will produce or repair precision parts using both manual and automated equipment and accurate measurements. A great machinist needs to possess manual dexterity and an eye for detail. They must have knowledge of mathematics and mechanics as well as respect for safety precautions. The goal is to ensure effective production operations and optimize procedures.
Schedule: Monday - Thursday 6am - 2:30pm
Pay: $18- $20
Review samples, drawings or instructions to understand specifications of output
Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job
Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping
Select appropriate machines (e.g. lathes) and position or load material for a job
Determine and program size of batches, speed of machine etc.
Monitor machine while working to adjust the feed, maintain temperature and identify issues
Check output to ensure consistency with specifications and discard defects
Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
Perform routine machine maintenance and repair minor damages
Proven experience operating a lathe machine
Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machines (lathes, grinders etc.)
Ability to use precision tools (e.g. calipers) to take accurate measurements
Knowledge of the properties of metal and other material
Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and manuals
Good at math with analytical abilities
Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy items
High school diploma or equivalent; completion of vocational training or an apprenticeship will be an asset
Entry Level accepted, as long as you are willing to train
Must know Mill, Welding(All types of Welding), Lave
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We participate in E-Verify.