Lathe Operator – 2nd shift (Fort Wayne, IN.)
Our team is looking to fill a 2nd shift Lathe Operator. The Lathe Operator makes set-ups and operates manual and CNC metal turning lathes to close tolerances. Operator makes adjustments as required during operations to maintain set-up to produce die casings of acceptable quality and quantity. Set up and operate manual and automatic stamping equipment to properly mark die casings.
While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all the qualifications but have sufficient experience and talent.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Must grind own cutting tools
- Trim down mounted dies from the Press(s)
- Open all sizes of dies to proper opening dimensions
- Stencil serial numbers and diamond identification on die castings
- Evaluate, Pin drop, and open large PCD dies
- Must maintain proficiency by working a minimum of 80 hours per year in this specialization.
- Clean and maintain the equipment when needed.
- Keep work area clean and neat.
- Must be able to work around machinery.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
- High School diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required.
- Previous lathe machine operator experience preferred but not required.
- Must have a successful score on all Lathe Department entry-level tests.
- Have expertise in micrometers and computer-aided measuring systems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Must possess a clear understanding of general math (including fractions and decimals).
- Excellent organizational, attention to detail, and time management skills.
ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Excellent vision
- Excellent hand dexterity
- Stand and walk on concrete floor 8 to 12 hours per day.
- Temperature-controlled facility (heat and air conditioning)
- Quiet for a production facility