CNC Lathe Setup/Operator

Website H & S Tool & Engineering Inc

Set Up, Inspect, and Run jobs in a CNC Lathe with Fanuc Controls.

CNC Lathe Setup/Operator Machinist Job Duties:

  • Plans machining by studying blueprints, materials, specifications, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances .
  • Checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock.
  • Some manual programing of Fanuc CNC turning machines, including zero and reference points; setting tool offsets; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Sets-up lathes by installing and indicating parts in three jaw chucks. Setting up tools, attachments, collets, stops indicating parts and tramming turrets.
  • Load machine by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.

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