Produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a CNC machine. Maintain quality and safety standards, keep records, and maintaining equipment and supplies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must always maintain a clean and orderly workplace.
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Use measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, and other standard inspection tools to perform a detailed inspection of parts and pieces to ensure the product meets production guidelines.
    • Report quality control problems such as defects in raw material and finished products.
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements, following manufactures instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, and calling for repairs.
  • Set up mills and lathes by installing jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, wheels, stops, etc.
    • Monitor machine tools and attachments during operation to ensure parts are properly cooled and lubricated.
  • Document actions by completing production and quality logs.

Education and Experience:

  • This position requires a High School Diploma/GED and 2-3 years of related experience. (Holroyd Profile Milling/Grinding experience preferred or some other type of compressor rotor manufacturing familiarity)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be self-sufficient and able to work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings (including drawing geometry), blueprints, and BOM’s.
  • Must possess strong math skills to make quick and accurate math calculations.
  • Must be able to use good judgment to make quick and accurate decisions.
  • Must have basic computer navigation and utilization skills.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

  • CNC Operator/Setup is a full-time position – non-exempt. Typical days and hours worked are Monday through Friday. 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. but may require outside times to be worked.

Physical Demands:

  • Lift up to 50lbs, while also being able to stand or sit for extended periods.
  • Perform repetitive tasks.
  • Specific vision required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to work in an environment with moderate noise levels.
  • Must be able to handle parts that have come in contact with oils, coolants, grinding solutions, and parts cleaners.
  • Reliable performance and physical attendance are required.

CNC Operator/Set-up Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision coverage
  • 401K with some company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Job Type: Full-time

Email Resume and Application to:

Human Resources Department

lwaldo@palatek.com

Employment Application