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CNC Lathe ​/ Mill Setup

Job in Cincinnati - Hamilton County - OH Ohio - USA
Company: CraftForce
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-08-23
Job specializations:
  • Skilled Labor/Trades
  • Manufacturing
    Machining, Manufacturing Production, Manufacturing Technology, CNC Machinist
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

CNC Lathe / Mill Setup (Direct Hire)

CNC Lathe / Mill Setup Job Purpose: Produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

CNC Lathe / Mill Setup Job Duties:

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).

  • Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine the amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock.

  • Programs mills by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.

  • Sets-up mills by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.

  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.

  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.

  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; 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; calling for repairs.

  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills/Qualifications: Conceptual Skills, Process Improvement, Verbal Communication, Functional and Technical Skills, Controls and Instrumentation, Supply Management, Tooling, Coordination, Inventory Control, Attention to Detail, Judgment

Essential Job Functions:

Employees must be able to function well with regard to the following:

  • Uncontrolled environmental conditions: noise, dust, dirt, mobile equipment, and walking surfaces are strewn with materials, power cords and tools are typical.

  • Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs., routine lifting up to 30 lbs., up to 10 times per hour, and pushing / pulling 10 lbs. regularly, 1 to 10 hours per day.

  • Any combination of standing, bending, climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling and walking 8 to 10 hours per day.

  • Ability to work up to 8-10 hour shifts and overtime as required by the work.

  • Use of all limbs, dexterous and steady use of hands and arms for long periods of time.

  • Simultaneous mental and muscular coordination, visual and audio awareness of the surrounding area.

Company Description

About CraftForce (craftforce.com)


CraftForce offers competitive wages, as well as generous PTO, health benefits, HSA & 401k Matching, and company-paid life.


You must be able to work in the US, and have reliable transportation. This position will require a passing a background and driving record check, and passing a drug test prior to hire. The above job description is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position and in no way is to be construed as a contract. As with all positions, employment is “at will” or voluntary on both the part of the organization and the team member. Employment is not for a set period of time and may be discontinued by either party for any reason with or without notice.


CraftForce, LLC is an EOE employer.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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