Beaver Aerospace & Defense CNC Lathe Operator - 1st Shift in United States


The CNC Lathe Operator sets up and operates computer numerical controlled machine tools that automatically drill and ream metal parts. May adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machine malfunctions. This position is on second shift.

  • Selects, measures, assembles, and sets machine tools, such as drill bits and milling or cutting tools, using precision gauges and instruments

  • Mounts, installs, aligns, and secures tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpiece on machine, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments

  • Calculates and sets machine controls to position tools, regulate cutting depth, speed, feed, or coolant flow
  • Positions and secures workpiece on machine bed, indexing table, fixture, or dispensing or holding device
  • Loads control media, such as card or disk, in machine controller or enters commands to retrieve programmed instructions
  • Starts automatic operation of numerical control machine to machine parts or test setup, workpiece dimensions, or programming
  • Confers with supervisor or programmer to resolve machine malfunctions and production errors and obtains approval to continue production
  • Maintains machines and removes and replaces broken or worn machine tools, using hand tools
  • High school diploma

  • 5+ years of CNC Lathe experience

  • ability to work second shift

# Positions: 1

Category: Technician/Shop