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Norcross, GA

Salary: $17/hr
Date Posted: September 27, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 279282

Job Description

Temporary Lathe Machinist

3-6 Months

Summary: Under general supervision, sets up and operates machine shop equipment and produces high quality machined parts using the most efficient method.


  • Manufactures parts from engineering drawings, written and verbal instructions.
  • Sets-up and operates all standard machine shop equipment and some CNC equipment according to approved methods and standards.
  • Checks minor alignments and readjusts equipment as needed during operations to maximize machine output.
  • Grinds and/or sharpens standard, special and form tools.
  • Produces special tooling, R&D parts using prototype drawings or sketches.
  • Monitors equipment to identify mechanical problems and minimize scrap.
  • Troubleshoots equipment and corrects minor equipment malfunctions.
  • Maintains accurate logs of equipment status, production status and minor problems.
  • Collects data for statistical process control.
  • May train less experienced personnel.
  • Maintains neat and orderly work area to ensure efficiency and no safety hazards.
  • Meets all quality, quantity and established manufacturing practices to satisfy customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Complies with ISO 9001 procedures


  • Must have Lathe experience
  • Excellent hand/eye coordination.
  • Good mechanical ability.
  • Ability to identify components.
  • Advanced knowledge of machine tool set-up, machining methods and procedures.
  • Ability to use advanced shop mathematics, blueprints, specifications and precision measuring devices.

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM


Friday - Sunday 9 AM - 9 PM