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CNC Lathe Operator Paying Up to $35/hr!

Dayton, OH
Excellent Direct Hire opportunity for a CNC Lathe Operator in the Dayton, OH area!
 Hours:  6a – 6:30p (Friday – Saturday – Sunday)
Position Summary: Setup and operate CNC (computer numerically controlled) lathes, dry-run new programs, and inspect parts in accordance with customer prints and specifications.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Setup and operate CNC lathes to produce parts to the customer’s and company’s specifications
  • Read and comprehend blueprints in accordance with GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerancing) standards
  • Dry-run new programs, complete first article inspections, and inspect all parts in accordance with a quality plan
  • Follow job travelers and setup procedures to maintain efficient and cost-effective operating procedures
  • Load material in machines with proper orientation in a safe manner according to company operating procedures
  • Use precision measuring equipment such as micrometers and calipers to inspect machined parts for conformance to drawings and specifications
  • Use company in-process inspection plan to detect defective features in a cost-effective manner
  • Setup and perform related operations such as milling, drilling, and deburring
  • Monitor tool wear and replace as necessary
  • Accurately complete applicable job travelers and inspection reports
  • Operate machines in a safe manner at all times, according to machine manufacturer and company procedures
  • Keep area clean and orderly
  • Ability to establish priorities and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Knowledgeable of basic G&M codes, and ability to read and edit G code programming
  • Ability to gather, inspect, and install proper tooling, cutting inserts and work holding devices according to company setup instructions
  • Ability to identify and adjust proper machine offsets
  • Ability to proficiently use precision measuring instruments and industry standard gaging, such as micrometers and calipers
  • Ability to multitask; perform, monitor, and inspect multiple processes simultaneously.
  • Ability to independently identify and troubleshoot undesirable machine outputs including, but not limited to nonconformances, chatter, and excessive tool wear
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings with standard geometric dimensioning and tolerancing symbols
  • Basic understanding of fractions and decimal equivalents, with the ability to perform mental math
  • Knowledge of basic hand tools and how to use them in a safe manner
  • Reading comprehension; understanding written policies, best practices, and work instructions
Work Environment: The employee is regularly working near moving mechanical parts. 
Physical Demands:
  • Occasional stooping, kneeling, or crouching
  • Occasional talking and hearing
  • Constant standing and walking
  • Regular use of hands
  • Frequent use of hands and arms to reach
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Ability to see up close and have accurate depth perception
Required Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience operating CNC lathes
  • Experience with Mazak machines and controls is a plus
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