Manual Machinist

New Waverly, TX 77358 | Temp To Hire

Post Date: 01/24/2018 Job ID: 44154 Industry: Machine Operator Pay Rate: $19-$27

  Manual Machinist Willis, TX 77318

TPI Staffing is now hiring a Manual Machinist this is a first shift, temp to hire position
paying $19-$25/hr plus $2 shift differential with voluntary overtime.

Want to be considered for this opening? Candidates already registered with us, please send an updated resume to and reference job #44154. 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 322 Spring Hill Dr, Suite A100 , Spring, TX 77386 . Bring an updated resume and valid forms of government issued IDs to be considered!!!


  • Starts and operates typical manual lathe machines.
  • Grinds and forms tools.
  • Reads and works from prints, process sheets, written and verbal instructions to tolerances of .0005".
  • Set and use gauges, calipers, micrometers, dial bore gages to measure work.
  • Works with all types metallic and non-metallic materials.
  • Uses calculations to figure correct feeds & speeds for optimal performance
  • Daily machine maintenance.
  • Understand insert nomenclature and how it applies to tooling, threading and turning
  • Understand and use of all types of measuring tools
  • Thread measuring and gaging practices. I.e. MOW, thread form, thread depth, pitch diameter, leads and gage stand off
  • Understand & read all aspects of drawings pertaining to lathe operation
  • General machining knowledge, such as, how to prevent or stop chatter, finishing allowances, max allowable boring bar lengths, feeds & speeds etc.
  • Ability to meet productivity standards


  • High School Degree or GED.
  • Must have at least 5 or more years of Manual Lathe.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Must be able to routinely follow work orders and customer specifications with attention to quality.
  • Previous experience with Kingstone and Ryazan is a plus but not required.

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