CNC Lathe Machinist

Houston, TX 77015

Posted: 02/13/2019 Employment Type: Temp To Hire Industry: Industrial Job Number: 45857 Pay Rate: $20 - $24

CNC Lathe Machinist

TPI Staffing is hiring a CNC Lathe Machinist in East Houston! This is a Temp-to-Hire role Paying $20/hr- $24/hr. You will be working  2nd shift: 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM. Must have VTL 3-5 YEARS of experience!

You will be responsible for contributing to the company s success by efficiently operating (CNC) machinery to fabricate parts using milling, turning, drilling or tapping, including making adjustments to adhere to established specifications or to correct programming.


  • Set up and operates CNC machinery.
  • Must be Able to run a VTC with Siemens control 840D and Okuma horizontal lathe with Fanuc controls.
  • Load parts in machine, cycles machine, detects malfunctions in machine operations such as worn or damaged cutting tools.
  • Run productions lots and communicates with co-workers regarding production runs.
  • Perform typical machine shop operations.
  • Responsible for performing inspection of machined parts using scales, micrometers and calipers.
  • Detect and reports defective materials or parts to management.
  • Makes necessary tool adjustments and replaces tools as required.
  • Interprets blueprints, drawings and work instructions.
  • Support and/or participate in the organization s Continuous Improvement Programs.
  •  Proactively participates in Safety Program


  • 3-5 years of experience operating similar machines.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Certification or some college a plus.
  • Able to run a VTC with Siemens control 840D and Okuma horizontal lathe with Fanuc controls.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent knowledge of machining processes and procedures.
  • Ability to understand and use basic mathematics.
  • Basic knowledge of CNC programming.
  • Knowledge of the use of measuring tools such as scales, micrometers and calipers.
  • Knowledge of materials and specifications.


  • Standing, bending, sitting, lifting up to 25#, squatting and walking for 8 to 10 hours per day.
  • The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Ready to Apply? We kindly ask you to please make sure you have fully read the above requirements as determined by our client company. If you already applied with TPI Staffing, please send me an updated resume and reference the Job ID. 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 call me for more details.

Jenny Alvarez
Recruiter - Hablo Español

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