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Lathe Machinist

Location : Windsor, CT
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

  • Perform complex set ups, edits and operate established and NPI jobs with ensuring parts conform to specifications and requirements. Make modifications or adjustments as necessary.

  • Verify dimensions using standard measuring instruments, such as micrometers, depth gauge, height gauge, and verniers.  

  • Read and interpret blueprints and operations sheets.

  • Familiar with Lean practices, 6S, and contributing to a continuous improvement environment.

  • Follow all safety requirements regarding machine operation including proper guarding.

  • Work flexible hours and overtime to meet customer deadlines and commitments.

  • Meet customer production scheduling requirements.

  • Work with engineering department regarding material conditions, best positioning of part, tool pressure, etc. as required.  

  • Detect faulty operations and materials and report these along with other problems to immediate supervisor.

  • Maintain good housekeeping practices on machines and in work area. Comply with all company and safety rules and regulations. Wear necessary personal protective equipment as required.

  • In addition to lathe machining duties, cross training may be required to learn and perform other duties as necessary.



Required Qualifications :


  • Three (3) or more years of experience as CNC machinist; Aerospace experience preferred.

  • Needs to be familiar with CNC lathe, Fanuc and/or Okuma controls and manual turning; ability to run multiple machines and cross train on various operations/equipment.

  • Strong mathematical skills and knowledge of GD&T.

  • Familiar with Statistical Process Control (SPC).

  • Good problem solving ability with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to solve complex issues.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED equivalent

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