CNC Lathe / Mill Machine Operator.
CNC Operator/Machinist Job Duties:
Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering
plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference
planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters;
interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount
available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders
for stock; verifying receipt of stock.
Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero
and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets,
compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements,
including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part
Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and
four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams,
gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming
Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and
sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and
cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing
operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions;
troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls;
sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance
procedures and processes.
Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and
Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance
requirements; following manufacturer's instructions;
troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and
communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing