Lathe Machinist

Houston, TX 77092 | Temp To Hire

Post Date: 03/19/2018 Job ID: 44540 Industry: Industrial Pay Rate: $15-$17.00

(2) Lathe Operators Houston, TX 77041

Perform set up and operation of Elastomer Lathe Machinery for FREECAPS, in order to prepare elastomeric parts required in the production of swellable packers and downhole tools or other products offered to customers and other clients. Must have experience with straight threads, canned cycles, and G Codes. This is a temp to hire role working 2nd Shift 2:30p.m.-11pm paying $15/hr-$17/hr depending on experience.

Company benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Employee Assistance Plan, Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Leave, and Tuition Reimbursement plus many more!

Want to be considered for this opening? Candidates already registered with us, please send an updated resume to LorieP@tpistaffing.com and reference job #44540. If you are not already registered, please apply by clicking the "Apply Online" button. You only need to apply once to be considered for all of our job openings or walk ins are welcome, M-F, 10AM-3PM, at 21840 Northwest Freeway, Suite E, Cypress, TX 77429. Bring an updated resume and valid forms of government issued IDs to be considered!!!


Responsibilities :

  • Review blueprints, drawings, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of part/product, sequence of operations and/or set up requirements
  • Secure the elastomer to be used per the drawing or S/O.
  • Start and observe machine operation to detect any malfunctions.
  • Adjust control settings to regulate various machining factors such as speed and thickness.
  • Produce and gauge a variety of elastomer compounds.
  • Verify conformance of finished elastomer to ensure that it meets specifications.
  • Confer with production personnel, engineers or others to resolve elastomer or machinery issues.
  • Perform daily maintenance duties and/or notify supervisor of any equipment-related issues that may require attention.
  • Maintain clean and orderly work area.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Requirements :

  • One-year certificate from an accredited college or technical school or a minimum of 2 years related experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and equipment manuals, production reports and schedules.
  • Ability give full attention when others are talking taking the time to understand the points being made, asking questions at appropriate times and not interrupting at inappropriate times

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