Lathe Machinist

$20.00 - $28.00 hourly
  • Greening Associates, Inc.
  • Sep 18, 2023
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

A leading manufacturing company specializing in precision engineering and metal fabrication. With a rich history spanning over 60 years, we take pride in our commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction. We are currently seeking a skilled and motivated Lathe Hand to join our dedicated team.

As a Lathe Hand, you will play a critical role in our manufacturing process. You will be responsible for operating and maintaining lathes, ensuring the production of high-quality components that meet our exacting standards. This position offers an opportunity to work in a clean environment with cutting-edge technology and the chance to contribute to the success of our company.



- Set up and operate lathes to produce parts according to specifications.

- Read and interpret engineering drawings and blueprints.

- Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of your machines.

- Select and install appropriate tooling, inserts, and fixtures.

- Monitor machine performance and adjust as necessary to maintain product quality.

- Inspect finished parts for accuracy and adherence to specifications.

- Adhere to safety guidelines and maintain a clean and organized work area.

- Collaborate with team members to meet production goals and deadlines.



- High school diploma or equivalent.

- 10 years’ experience as a Lathe Hand in a manufacturing environment.

- Proficiency in setting up and operating lathes.

- Strong knowledge of reading engineering drawings and blueprints.

- Familiarity with various types of metals and materials.

- Basic understanding of tooling, inserts, and fixtures.

- Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

- Strong commitment to safety practices.

- Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and processes.



- Competitive salary

- Health, dental, and vision insurance

- 401(k) retirement plan

- Paid time off and holidays

- Friendly and collaborative work environment


If you are a skilled Lathe Hand looking for a rewarding career with a reputable company, we encourage you to apply. Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience. Please explain why you are interested in joining our company and how your skills align with the position.


We are an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply.