CNC Setup / Operator II Lathe
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CNC Setup / Operator II Lathe
Ref No.: 18-01126
Location: Swedesboro, New Jersey
Start Date: 04/20/2018
Objective: Sets up and operates Computer Numerical Control equipment to fabricate proprietary parts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Reviews drawings, blueprints, sketches, manuals or sample parts to determine, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines. Checks for functionality and performance.
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, depth, and angles, etc.
  • Able to input or retrieve the correct program code from the machine and network.
  • Perform first pieces inspections and in-process quality control checks by using tools such as micrometers, calipers, depth gages, go no-go gages, comparators, etc.
  • Able to make all edits to existing programs, all set ups and edits are made with minimal assistance.
  • Change tooling and offsets when necessary to assure product is meeting tolerances and specifications.
  • Performs routine maintenance on machines and equipment.
  • Completes required paper work such as routing sheet, time sheet and etc.
  • Confers with Supervision, area leaders, programmers, engineers, or others to resolve machining or assembly issues.
  • Maintains acceptable levels of production according to established standards.
  • Practices good housekeeping and safety procedures and adheres to all company policies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Ability to interpret drawings, blueprints, and written / verbal instructions with limited supervision to setup and operate CNC equipment.
  • Familiar with M & G Codes as well as understanding how they are used to make edits in programs
  • Ability to verify parts using quality measuring devices.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to lean and reach.
  • Able to run manual equipment.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, drawings, blueprints, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively with co-workers, supervision, and other employees within the organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate dimensions. Able to apply basic algebra and geometry. Ability to convert decimals to fractions and vice versa.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems. Needs to interpret written and verbal instructions including the use of diagrams or schedules.

Physical Demands: The physical demands include ability to frequently lift 20 lbs and occasionally be able to lift up to 50 lbs, standing for long periods of time, able to lean and have dexterity to handle tools and parts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Position also requires occasionally sitting, stooping, kneeling. Need ability to hear and be aware of surrounding area. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
  • CNC Training, + 5 years experience