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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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Omniturn Lathe Operator

  • Turning grooves into automotive pistons.
  • 100% visual inspection for quality adjusting CNC as necessary.
  • On feet most of shift working overtime regularly.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
12

CNC Lathe Operator

  • Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, and tooling gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators.
  • Study blueprints, layouts or charts, and job orders for information on specifications and tooling instructions and to determine material requirements and operational sequences.
  • Adjust machine controls and change tool settings in order to keep the dimensions within specified tolerances.
  • Move controls to set cutting speeds and depths and feed rate, and position tools in relation to workpieces.
  • Select cutting tools and tooling instructions, according to written specification or knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.
  • Crank machines through cycles, stopping to adjust tool positions and machine controls to ensure the specified timing, clearances, and tolerances.
  • Lift metal stock or workpieces manually, and position and secure them in machines using fasteners and hand tools.
  • Replace worn tools and sharpen dull cutting tools and dies using bench grinders or cutting-grinding machines.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
13

CNC Lathe Operator III

  • Responsible for setting up machine
  • Responsible for reading blueprints
  • Provided parts machined to blueprint specifications
  • Responsible for checking parts & deburring
  • Provided maintenance on CNC machine
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
14

CNC Lathe Operator

  • Gauge parts an visually inspect parts
  • Fill out all paperwork for job process
  • Check and change tools as needed
  • Keep are clean and organized
  • Put parts in correct flow area
  • Daily check sheets
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
15

CNC Lathe Operator

  • Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.
  • Remove and replace dull cutting tools.
  • Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
  • Listen to machines during operation in order to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.
  • Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.
  • Stop machines to remove finished workpieces, or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement, according to required machining sequences.
  • Lift workpieces to machines manually, or with hoists or cranes.
  • Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
16

Auto Lathe Operator

  • Read blueprints to determine measurements for parts
  • Measure parts with micrometer and calipers
  • Repair assigned machines as needed
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Automotive Technology
17

CNC Lathe Operator

  • Blaster/ CNC
  • Operate CNC lathe
  • Perform machine setups on all CNC equipment
  • Ensure productivity and efficiency
  • Edit machine programming
  • Check and adjust depths of tools
  • Ability to read blue prints
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Graduated 2004
18

Swiss Lathe Operator

  • CNC
  • Set up CNC Swiss Lathe to manufacture products used in medical fields
  • Maintain quality throughout the manufacturing process
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
GED
GED
19

CNC MACHINIST / LATHE Operator-okuma

  • Set up
  • OD, ID & Grooves
  • Download Programs
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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