Manual Lathe Machinist

Redford, MI 48239

Posted: 01/24/2023 Job Number: JM68712371027

Job Description

Manual Lathe Machinist
Direct Hire! 
Job Location: Redford, MI
Company is a steel forging and manufacturer of steel products specializing in custom open die forgings and seamless rolled rings.  
GREAT benefits offered! 
Pay Rate: up to $28/hr., based on yrs of exp. 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Will setup and operate a manual horizontal lathe, would be a plus to have experience with a Vertical manual Lathe
  • Accountable for efficient and timely production of a quality finished product.
  • Aware at all times of correct orientation of product being placed in machine.
  • Loads and unloads product.
  • Monitors and changes cutting tools (inserts) as needed.
  • Performs basic dimensional inspection of product when required.
  • Operates equipment in constant high production environment.
  • Starts and stops cycle of equipment as needed, through use of push buttons and levers.
  • Removes metal shavings/chips from equipment in a safe manner.
  • Rough machine forgings to drawings
QUALIFICATIONS:
Requirements (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of operations of Lathes machines
  • Knowledge of a machining shop in the steel industry.
Education and/or Experience
  • Must be able to read blueprints and measuring gages 
  • Min. 1- 3 experience with setup and operation of manual lathe 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience.
Physical Requirements
Standing, bending, sitting, lifting up to 50#, squatting and walking for 8 to 10 hours per day.
2nd Shift: 3pm - 11pm, Mon -Fri. Avg. 50 - 60 hr./wk., yet OT is unlimited 

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