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CNC Lathe Set Up Operator

Location: East Hartford
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Sets-up and operates CNC Turning, Multi-Axis lathes, and other Turning equipment to produce highly precision component parts that meet all quality standards. Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Set-up and operate CNC Lathes (2-axis and multi-axis) (e.g. Eurotech, Hardinge, etc.)
  • Will work with blueprints, operation sheets, and other work instructions.
  • Working from blueprints, operation sheets, travelers or other specifications, set-ups and completes the machining operations to produce a quality part.
  • Checks to make sure that the material to be used meets all specifications. Obtains bar stock or material from staging area.
  • Performs complex set-ups of own work or for others.
  • Makes all required adjustments to the machinery. Obtains tooling, gages, inserts and all other equipment needed to complete the set-up and brings up the program. Edits the program as necessary.
  • Assists other Operators or Set-up/Operators with set-up or production problems and helps to train other set-up/operators.
  • Ensures that all manufactured parts are in full compliance to quality standards.
  • Performs visual inspections (part relationship to operation sheet/blueprint configuration) on all parts produced and performs actual dimensional verification using measuring instruments as per the guidelines established by the department or the Quality Assurance Department.
  • Replaces all worn or damaged tooling as necessary.
  • Verifies and records actual part count, both prior to and upon completion of all work
  • Performs all routine maintenance on the equipment and maintains all fluid levels.
  • Keeps the equipment and work area clean and organized.
  • Returns excess bar stock or material to the staging area.
  • Moves the finished work to an assigned area. Enters all work performed into the database and documents all scrap.
  • Notifies lead person or supervisor of any parts shortages or machining problems/difficulties.
  • Packs and washes/preserves parts as needed.
  • Performs other machining and assembly operations as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Interacts with associates from all departments. Requirements:
    • High School diploma or equivalent. Technical school training a plus.
    • 3 years of set-up experience minimum required
    • Experience with aerospace products and/or other close tolerance parts is a plus.
    • Must be familiar with Fanuc and/or Okuma Controls
    • Must be able to set and change tools.
    • Must be able to use standard gauges and inspection techniques.
    • Experience with SPC, inspection documentation, and problem solving is a plus.
    • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.
    • Must be able to read and write comments, understand operation sheets/blueprints, specifications, and all applicable company/customer paperwork.
    • Must be able to read CNC programs.
    • Five plus years of increasingly diverse experience in a machine shop or CNC machining environmentPhysical Requirements:
      • Ability to push/pull/carry up to 50 lbs.
      • Able to stand for up to 8+ hours.PI9c43f8e1f03b-31181-33650230

Keywords: HORST ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING CO, East Hartford , CNC Lathe Set Up Operator, Other , East Hartford, Connecticut

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