CNC Lathe Machinist

Cypress, TX 77433 | Temp To Hire

Post Date: 03/12/2018 Job ID: 44474 Industry: Industrial Pay Rate: $22-$25

VTL CNC Lathe Machinist-- Cypress, TX 77443
Produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a CNC machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies. Temp-to-Hire Machinist needed in NW Houston/Cypress for a Night shift (4:30 p.m. - 2:30 a.m. Mon-Thurs. and Friday - 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.) opportunity paying $22.00 - $25.00/hr, depending on experience. Must have a minimum of 5 year experience with Fanuc controls and writing simple programs.

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  • Set up and operate Manual and Vertical Lathes and Grinders to perform complex jobs with minimal supervision ensuring parts conform to specifications and requirements. Make modifications or adjustments as necessary.
  • Read and understand standard and geometric tolerances on blue prints and work instructions/operations sheets for specifications such as dimensions and tolerances, tooling instructions on holding devices, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cuts, and cutting tools.
  • Verify dimensions using standard measuring instruments, such as micrometers, depth gages, height gages and dial calipers.
  • Ensure use of proper fixtures and tools; maintain adequate inventory levels of material to meet production goals. Requisition materials and tooling as required.
  • Monitor and inspect work in progress to ensure acceptable operational standards are maintained and that product meets all specifications and requirements.
  • Detect faulty operations and materials and report these and other problems to immediate supervisor. Comply with all company and safety rules and regulations.
  • In addition to manual lathe/VTL duties, cross training will be required to learn and perform other duties as necessary.
  • Provide training to others as required.


  • 3-5 years experience
  • Experience operating manual lathes, vertical lathes and grinders
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Ability to read and interpret complex blueprints and technical documents
  • Skills Desired: strong attention to detail, ability to multitask, good communications skills

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