CNC Lathe Set Up - 2nd Shift

Koehler Instrument Co., Inc. is a leading manufacturer in the Petroleum / Petrochemical industry, providing quality testing instrumentation and technical support services for research and testing laboratories for more than 50 years. We currently have openings in our manufacturing location with an opportunity to grow within. We are looking for an experienced CNC Lathe Set-Up to join our growing team.

F/T – 2nd Shift Hours 3:30 pm to 12:00 am
CNC Lathe - Set up and Operate

The CNC Lathe Set up position is responsible for producing 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.

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)
  • Program, setup and run CNC work centers, Lathes (Mori Y axis a plus) and Mills.
  • Able to develop & write programs for the CNC working from prints, CAPS (Mori) a plus
  • Programs lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches
  • Hold close tolerance of +/-.0005
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Able to edit existing programs as necessary
  • Capable to input programs into CNC from PC.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Can write basic programs
  • Monitor tools during operation for wear and breakage

 Live tooling is highly preferred
 Capable of reading micrometers & other inspection equipment
 Knowledge of sharpening tools a plus
 Functional and technical skills
 Attention to detail

Koehler invites you to join our team of professionals, and enjoy the challenges and rewards of an ever growing and exciting industry. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package, to include a 401k retirement plan with a generous match, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, as well as Long Term Disability and AD&D insurance.
Equal Opportunity Employer




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