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Lathe Operators use CNC or computer numerically controlled machines to build parts made from metal or plastic. Common job duties listed on a Lathe Operator resume sample are loading materials into machines, making adjustments, observing malfunctions, inspecting fabricated parts, maintaining equipment, and completing other duties as assigned by supervisors. Those interested in a Lathe Operator career should mention in their resumes job assets such as CNC machine expertise, time management, dexterity, attention to safety, teamwork, and effective communication. A high school diploma followed by on-the-job training or an apprentice program is seen on most Lathe Operator resume examples.

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1

Maintenance Mechanic/ Lathe Operator

  • Responsible for data entry of polyurethane rolls to include fields of Roll thickness, calibration of surface roughness and calculating speed settings to determine grade of roll cut.
  • Managed the set up of rolls to be cut in lathe by using remote controlled crane lift.
  • Performed procedures which included using precision instruments such as two micron RA meter, wheel vibration and weight distribution meter.
  • Accountable for preparing daily reports to include roll availability for production.
  • Preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of machines to include ensuring cleanliness of equipment and general housekeeping of machines.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Certification
2

Lead CNC Lathe Operator

CNC Lathe set up's (HAAS ST-30, Doosan puma 240, Doosan puma 2100SY, Doosan lynx 220)

  • Able to schedule jobs to machines based upon machine capabilities.
  • Extensive knowledge of turning Plastics & Alloys
  • Knowledge of speed and feed rates with alloys & polymers
  • Measuring and inspecting ASI 9001 & ASI 9002 aerospace finished parts
  • Able to read and complete setup with Blue Print/ MIR/ MOT/ Traveler
  • Very good understanding of G & M codes
  • Can make the proper program edits to achieve correct dimensions
  • Proficient with inspection tools
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
3

CNC Lathe Operator

CNC Operator Dept.

  • Basic program, setup, and operate two CNC lathe machine (2 axis).
  • Perform adjustments, work offsets, and geometry offsets.
  • Inspect parts in optical comparator.
  • Work on Miyano, Traub, and Hardinge lathe machines (2 axis).
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Manufacturing Technology
4

Lathe Operator (wood)/finger Joint Machine/high Industrial Saw Operator

Responsible for setting up, changing blades, CAD programming, reading blue prints, and completing jobs.

  • Responsible to set up spindle head for the finger joint machine, measure and cut boards down to correct size, glued finger joints together for clean boards.
  • Responsible to cut boards to size to use in assigned jobs.
  • Responsible for general cleaning and maintenance of work area.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Local
5

CNC Lathe Operator

Tested, set-up calibrated and troubleshot down tools.

  • Set-up the analog and digital controller (Willow Controller).
  • Installed software and set-up configuration.
  • Ran/set-up wires/cables.
  • Set-up & schedule plans for daily. (CNC)
  • Software and hardware installation.
  • Fix/repair/troubleshoot and develop many different for electrical types
  • Trained in Microsoft Office and Windows XP, 95, 98, 2000 and ME.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Computer Science
6

CNC Lathe Operator/setup

  • Learned the basics of CNC machining on HAAS equipment.
  • Gained and understanding of Engineering blueprint requirements and tolerances including quality control standards and material certifications.
  • Worked on parts that required maintaining tolerances of +/-0.0001
  • Able to work efficiently with inspection tools including, calipers, micrometers, bore gauges, and thread gauges.
  • Maintained more than one machining centers at once (HAAS SL 30 Lathe and HAAS SL 20 Lathe)
  • Increased my familiarity with cutting Jaws for specific job operations.
  • Setup and prepared specialized tooling including, boring bars, insert drills, end mills, carbide/regular steel drills, and taps.
  • Setup and prepared tooling using C-Axis or Live Tooling such as drills, taps, and milling heads.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

CNC Lathe Operator

CNC Machinist

  • Test part integrity
  • Perform machine operations to meet dimensional and tolerance standards
  • Conducted quality inspection of components
  • Performed maintenance machining.
  • Painting
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
It
8

CNC Lathe Operator

  • Edit, setup and operate CNC Horizontal Mori Seiki and Takisawa Lathe
  • Maintain clean, neat, and organized work area
  • Keep equipment running smoothly with routine maintenance
  • Pick stock during high-volume operational times to satisfy customer orders
  • Follow regulations, safety guidelines, and company procedures at all times
  • Management department when supervisor is absent or away.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

CNC Lathe Operator

  • Set up and operate CNC Lathe
  • Edit programs as needed to produce acceptable workpiece
  • Inspect part using precision gages
  • Performed duties as Lead man for 5 years
  • Worked in Assembly department for 18 months
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Voc
Vocational Degree
10

NC and Manual Lathe Operator

  • Required the use of part drawings, fairly complicated math, entering tool offsets in the controls, and understand movements of the tool relative to the tape program.
  • Understand the function and operation of both NC machines and conventional equipment.
  • Trained to use precision instruments such as Scales, Calipers, Micrometers, Depth Micrometers, Tri Micrometers, etc.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts

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