CNC Lathe Operator-1st &2nd shift

Brookings, SD 57006

Posted: 02/20/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: JL287577220 Pay Rate: $21-25 / hour

Job Description

IMKO Workforce Solutions is seeking a CNC Lathe Operator (1st &2nd shift) for a growing fabrication shop in Brookings.
  • Set up, adjust and operate machine tools determining speeds & feeds with the ability to align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments & accessories
  • Sequence automatic machine operations and define setup requirements, select cutting tools, and program proper feeds and speeds to successfully machine parts.
  • Identify optimal manufacturing processes based on part configuration and batch size
  • Inspect work, making necessary notations on work routers.
  • The nature of the work is a mix of small to medium quantity runs with frequent set-ups.

Desired Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of metal fabrication/forming practices and processes.
  • Working knowledge of operating procedures for turning centers, drill/mill, and lathe.
  • Ability to read and understand job specifications, shop drawings and blueprints.
  • Ability to perform basic math computations associated with metal fabrication.
  • Knowledge of properties of structural metal and related items.
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Proficient in editing programs and adjusting offsets.
  • Experience inspecting parts using various dimensional tools such as calipers, micrometers, bore scopes, test indicators and gauges.

Salary & Benefits:
  • Competitive wage commensurate with experience
  • Medical, Dental, Life and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Overtime is often available - not mandatory
  • High mix, low volume (Large Variety)
  • Numerous Company hosted lunch events


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