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Newton, KS

Job ID: 813355 Industry: Labor Pay Rate: Weekly

***This Job is located in the Newton, KS area***



Summary for Manual Lathe Operator:

Under minimal supervision, sets up and operates manually controlled machines in skilled precision and bench work in the fabrication, maintenance, repair and alteration of machinery, machine parts, tools and equipment.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities for Manual Lathe Operator:



Not limited to only, other duties may apply

  • Performs all tasks in a safe and responsible manner.



  • Reads and interprets blueprints.



  • Uses gages and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements.



  • Uses precision tools, machinery and equipment such as lathe, vertical milling machine, drill press, hydraulic press, chop saw, band saw, push and pull broaches and a variety of cutting tools and equipment.



  • Fabricates and shapes parts such as tools and machine parts out of metal, plastics and composites.



  • Properly and safely selects, aligns, secures and removes holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials onto machines.



  • Recognizes, deploys and properly uses inserts, fixtures and tooling.



  • Performs daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment.



  • Recognizes, deploys and properly uses inserts, fixtures and tooling.



  • Performs daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment.



  • Evaluate experimental procedures and recommend change or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.



  • Ability to track parts and jobs into the vantage system.



  • Utilizes and abides by ISO requirements and safety procedures.



  • Complies with all quality policies, specifications, regulations and instructions.





Qualifications for Manual Lathe Operator



To perform this job satisfactorily, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have a general knowledge of:

  • Estimating time and materials for machine jobs.



  • Metals and the quality and machinability and uses of metals, alloys and other materials.



  • Machines and tools, including their design, uses, repair and maintenance.



  • Design techniques, tools and principals involved in the production of precision technical plans and drawings.







Education and/or Experience for Manual Lathe Operator

Minimum HS Diploma or equivalent.

Must have ability to read blueprints, calipers and micrometers.

Willing to train the right candidate with relevant experience.



Have questions about Manual Lathe Operator, contact LSI Staffing Newton at 123 E. Broadway, Suite 102, Newton, KS 67114

PH: 316-804-7200


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