Lathe Operator, Southbridge, MA

Machine Operating
Southbridge, MA
Posted 6 months ago

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M-F 1st Shift 7am-5pm
$16-20 p/h


Prepare the machines to process the raw materials, adjust specific settings, such as height and width.

Prepare the raw materials for parts manufacturing. This includes ensuring the materials used are the right size. Look at blueprints and parts plans to ensure the correct materials are being used.

After the machine and materials have been prepared for fabrication, run the lathe and other machines in a safe and efficient manner.

Perform quality control inspections on all parts and components they fabricate. This includes comparing the finished parts to blueprints and other plans.

Responsible for maintaining all the lathes and other industrial machines they operate. This includes monitoring the lathe’s performance to ensure it is operating properly.

Skills and Qualification:

Must have experience in the operation and set up of the manual lathe machines.

Hand-eye coordination – Have a high level of hand-eye coordination, and use that skill in high-pressure scenarios with industrial machinery. Have quick reaction times.

Inventory management – Know how to track and maintain inventory of raw materials. Recognize when more materials need to be ordered and be adept at managing the ordering process

Physical fitness – Due to the nature of the job, you must be on your feet all day. Successful candidates are physically fit enough to comfortably stand for at least an eight-hour shift

Attention to detail – Demonstrate an obsession with details since the parts they fabricate need to follow precise standards and plans. Recognize when parts don’t meet those quality standards and work to prevent errors during the lathing process

Dedication to safety – Pay special attention to safety rules and are constantly on the lookout for unsafe situations

Job Features

Job CategoryFirst Shift, Webster Office
Salary$16-20 p/h

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