CNC Lather Operator - 1st Shift
CNC Lathe Operator - 1st Shift
Brookings, SD 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
CNC Lathe Operator
Quality Tool a precision metal fabricator and machining manufacturer is looking for a Machinist to   set-up and operate lathe machines
If you want to be challenged and have the most satisfying career experience of your life, if you are looking for a company that will appreciate you and the work you do, then send us your credentials. We want to meet you. The ideal candidate will be seeking a solid company where he/she can establish long-term employment that will offer growth and opportunity using your machinist skills.
Quality Tool Inc. is a growing machining/fabricator of metal components for Fortune 500 companies in the medical, industrial, electronics and defense industries.
  • Set up, adjust and operate machine tools determining speeds & feeds with the ability to align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments & accessories
  • Sequence automatic machine operations and define setup requirements, select cutting tools, and program proper feeds and speeds to successfully machine parts.
  • Identify optimal manufacturing processes based on part configuration and batch size
  • Inspect work, making necessary notations on work routers.
  • The nature of the work is a mix of small to medium quantity runs with frequent set-ups.

Desired Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of metal fabrication/forming practices and processes.
  • Working knowledge of operating procedures for turning centers, drill/mill, and lathe.
  • Ability to read and understand job specifications, shop drawings and blueprints.
  • Ability to perform basic math computations associated with metal fabrication.
  • Knowledge of properties of structural metal and related items.
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Proficient in editing programs and adjusting offsets.
  • Experience inspecting parts using various dimensional tools such as calipers, micrometers, borescopes, test indicators and gages.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Salary & Benefits:
  • Compensation is negotiable and commensurate with skills and ability to meet the position requirements.
  • Medical, Dental, disability and Life Insurance
  • 401K Plan with employer match and automatically 100% vested in match
  • An environment that values and rewards commitment
  • HVAC manufacturing plant
  • Applicants should apply through Quality Tool is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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