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Leitner-Poma Of America CNC Lathe Operator in Grand Junction, Colorado

JOB SUMMARYThe CNC lathe Operator Produces very complex machined parts by settingup/programming and operating a computer numerical control (CNC)machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; andmaintaining equipment.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESo Read blueprint or job order for product specifications such as dimensionsand tolerances, and tooling instructions such as fixtures, feed rates,cutting speeds, depth of cut, and determines sequence of operations.o Selects, positions, and secures tool in toolholder (chuck,collet, or tool post). Change tools, adjust heights and tool comps tomaintain required quality output of machine.o Inspect products during the machining operation to determine if parts meetspecifications, complying with established standards and methods forinspection, testing, evaluation and calibration.o Moves controls to position tool and workpiece in relation to each other,and to set specified feeds, speeds, and depth of cut.o Observes operation of machine and verifies conformance of machinedworkpiece to specifications.o Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements;following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions;reports need for machine repairs.o Sets up/programs and operates machines and equipment other than machinetools such as welding machines and flame-cutting equipment.o Understand and comply with company policy safety guidelines, qualitysystems requirements and housekeeping standards.JOB REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONSo High school diploma or equivalento Minimum of 1 year experience in CNC lathe programming and set upo Ability to safely use hand and power tools and drill press machineCOMPETENCIES, SKILLS and ABILITIESo Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and manualso Physical strength and stamina to consistently lift up to 50lbso Ability to stand for 8-10 hours a day, 5-6 days a weeko Ability to produce quality products consistently