CNC Lathe Setup Machinist
The Lathe Machinist sets-up, operates, and adjusts CNC machines and manual equipment to fabricate close tolerance, high quality parts from metals, plastics, and composite materials in strict conformity to prescribed specifications/requirements, production schedules, & safety regulations.
This is not an entry-level position. A minimum of 3 years' experience in setup and run is required (5 years is desired).
Setup and run 3 axis CNC Mills and CNC Lathes with minimal supervision
Teach tools, make offset adjustments, recognize broken tools, and adjust accordingly
Read & interpret engineering drawings
Ensure correct material was issued per plan and is free from defects
Utilize inspection tools required to manufacture parts
Perform machine maintenance and service tasks to keep machines running at optimal performance
Utilize GD&T, shop algebra, and trigonometry
Follow all company rules, policies, safety regulations, OSHA, ITAR, AS9100, & quality standards
Collaborate with peers & leads to maximize productivity & efficiency
Provide a great level of attention & focus on the given task
Keep work area clean & organized
Minimum of 3 years experience with setup and run (5 years desired)
Ablity to setup and run CNC Lathes with minimal supervision. Experience with Mazatrol, live tooling, or sub-spindle lathes is a plus.
Ability to teach tools, make offset adjustments, recognize broken tools and adjust accordingly.
Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings to make tight tolerance parts to spec.
Ability to use inspection tools including but not limited to micrometers, calipers, height gauges.
Experience with CMM’s/Tracker arms a plus.
Knowledge of proper clamping and machining process to mitigate vibration, chatter and distortion.
Ability to cut a variety of materials both ferrous and non-ferrous, stainless and nickel steels, exotic metals, and composites.
Surface grinder experience desired.
Knowledge and willingness to perform machine maintenance and service tasks to keep machines running at optimal performance.
GD&T, Shop Algebra, and Trig will be commonly used.
Ability to take guidance from shop-lead, and production manager to help with shop practices and processes.
Being a team player is critical
Ability to lift 45lbs and push/pull; constantly stand & walk; frequently bend at the waist and twist; occasional kneeling & crawling
Specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Must be able to effectively read, write, and speak the English language
This is an ITAR regulated facility; must be a Citizen or national of the United States or lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence under the Immigration Nationality Act
We offer a competitive wage (DOE) with paid holidays & paid time off. Medical and life insurance is available along with a company 401(k) plan. Day shift hours are Monday through Thursday 6:30am to 5:00pm.
Camtec is currently looking into a state credited journeyman program. We would encourage all of our machinists to take part. It will be a program that provides you with knowledge and practices that will take your machining skills to that of a journeyman-level machinist.
Camtec is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.