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NC Lathe Machinist

Company: LaunchTWS
Location: Addison
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

NC Lathe Machinist


We are looking for a qualified NC Lathe Machinist to join our team in our Addison manufacturing facility. We are a precision machine shop producing various parts for multiple different industries. This is a 1st shift role, working 7AM to 5:30PM Monday through Friday with the occasional Saturday. Must be open to working OT. Pay ranges from $22 to $26p/hour depending on experience. Please see below for further detail:



Summary Operates numerically controlled horizontal lathe to perform machining operations such as turning, boring, facing, and threading parts such as castings, forgings, and bar stock by performing the following duties.  Other duties may be assigned.


Reads process sheets, blueprints, and sketches of part to determine machining to be done, dimensional specifications, set up, and operating requirements.


Mounts work piece between centers, in chuck, or to faceplate.


Selects and installs preset tooling in tool posts, turrets or indexing heads, and automatic tool change magazine, in sequence specified on process sheet.


Depresses buttons, toggles, or sets tape and starts machining operation.


Observes numerical displays on control panel and compares with data on process sheet to verify dimensional adjustments, feed rates, and speeds of machining cuts.


Turns dials and switches to override tape control and correct machine performance.


Inspects first run piece and spot checks succeeding pieces for conformance to specifications.


Studies job packet and organizes materials for next run during automatic tape controlled cycles to shorten changeover time.


Sets tools before positioning them in lathe.


Operates another machine tool during tape controlled machining cycles.


Machines nonmetallic materials.


Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                            

Six to nine months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills                                           

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 


Mathematical Skills                                                 

Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Basic understanding of algebra.




Keywords: LaunchTWS, Naperville , NC Lathe Machinist, Other , Addison, Illinois

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