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An Automotive client of ours is currently looking for skilled CNC Lathe Operators for a great opportunity in their Portland, MI facility. This is a 2nd or 3rd shift Direct Hire opportunity. Pay for this position is based on experience ranging between $20-$26 hourly for the right candidates. 

Benefits of a CNC Lathe Operator include:

  • Paid holidays for employees. Eligibility begins on first day of employment.
  • Employees are eligible to contribute to the 401(k) as of first payroll. Your contribution will be matched 100% up to the first 6% you contribute. You are immediately vested.
  • Tuition reimbursement is available after hire into for degrees or certificates that relate to the company. 
  • Direct hire opportunity. 
  • All Hourly employees are given 40 hours of paid time off after 90 days of employment.

Duties of a CNC Lathe Operator include:

  • Setup, maintain setup and operate a CNC multi-station machining center. 
  • Setup of machines for any secondary operations is also required. 
  • Work pattern consists of loading and unloading of equipment, removing parts from the CNC machine to containers and performing other duties both internal and external to the machine cycle as required. 
  • Maintaining setup consists of changing tools and tool inserts, making tool adjustments when required and changing chuck jaws as required
  • Operator must be adept at reading part prints and skilled in the use and reading of various inspection gages as frequent gaging is required to stay within close tolerances.  The variety of gages required could cover the entire spectrum of gaging.  

Job Requirements

  • Operator requires sufficient knowledge of CNC equipment to allow for monitoring program and working with CNC controls.
  • Operator requires knowledge of tools to determine proper setup. 
  • Operator is also responsible for checking coolant strength and adding coolant to the machines as needed.
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