CNC Horizontal Lathe Operator

Cypress, TX | Temporary

Job ID: 000086C9 Industry: Other Pay Rate: 16.00
Temp to Hire Position

CNC Horizontal Lathe Operator (West Houston)

Automation Personnel Services in West Houston is seeking qualified candidates for a CNC Horizontal Lathe Operator position that we have available. Candidate will be under minimal supervision, sets up and operates manually controlled machines in skilled precision and bench work in the fabrication, maintenance, repair and alteration of machinery, machine parts, tools and equipment.

Compensation: Pay Rate Depending on Experience $16.00 - $19.00
Shift: Monday - Friday 6: 00 AM - 4: 30 PM
SHIFT WILL CHANGE 4: 30 PM - 2: 30 PM

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 amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock.
Programs mills and lathes 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 and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; trimming heads.
Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces; 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.

Qualifications and Requirements:
Proven experience as CNC operator
Skill in operating CNC machinery and tooling as well as precision measurement tools
Ability to read and interpret mechanical documents and drawings
Computer savvy with basic understanding of computer programming and CAD/CAM
Mechanical aptitude and good math skills
A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach
Good communication abilities
High school diploma or equivalent; certificate or diploma in engineering or relevant discipline is a plus
Successfully completed apprenticeship is required
Must know Hyundai, youji, zigma, feller, and Kingston CNC

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

Drug Screen and Background required.

You may start the application process on our website today at www.apstemps.com.

Qualified candidates may apply in person at:
Automation Personnel Services
9630 Westheimer Rd, Suite #700 (Randall s Shopping Center)
Houston, TX 77063
(713) 730-7447

Please forward your resume to apshoustonwest@apstemps.com We accept applications Monday - Friday from 8: 00 am - 3: 00 pm.

APSWestHouston
Equal Opportunity Employer

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