CNC Lathe Operator

Ellwood Crankshaft and Machine Company

Ellwood Crankshaft and Machine Company
Ellwood National Crankshaft Services

The position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Receives and reviews drawings, programs, sketches.
  • Constructs and loads CNC programs as necessary. Performs all required paperwork.
  • Edit/modify programs as necessary to meet customer specifications.
  • Measure, inspect, and make required adjustments to achieve correct product dimensions.
  • Loads and unloads machine with aid of an overhead crane.
  • Selects proper tooling, etc., sets indexing, determines base line, etc.
  • Changes cutter as necessary, indexes or replaces tooling as necessary.
  • Checks identification on all materials handled by stamping or marking order, heat and serial numbers.
  • Layout and center product as necessary.
  • Runs other nearby machinery while operating CNC lathe.
  • Operates milling machine to rough mill squares, centering and drawing parts, etc;
  • Operates engine lathe and various other machinery as required.
  • Deburr parts and move to the next workstation.
  • Lubricates machines, conveyor systems, checks and fills reservoirs, monitors chip hopper, etc.,
  • Performs minor maintenance as necessary and maintains working area in a clean, orderly and safe condition.
  • Reports defective material and faulty equipment to supervisor immediately.
  • Observes all safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing and manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to read and understand sketches, blue prints, and CNC programs.
  • Understanding and ability to layout parts
  • Operate a manual lathe
  • Thorough understanding of tools and fixturing.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Ability to work well with a team while also working independently.
  • Detailed oriented and ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.


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