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Avalign Technologies

Lathe Machinist

Perform all set-up and operational functions of CNC Swiss style lathe (20’s, 32’s, 38’s, Hanwha, NTY3’s, and Hardinge) machines required to fabricate medical instruments.

Duties/Responsibilities: include the following and other duties as assigned

  • Operate and maintain CNC Swiss style lathe machines, finish machines, hand tools, fixtures, and jigs. (lathes include 20’s, 32’s, NTY3’s, Hanwha and Hardinge)
  • Runs production in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, inspection check-sheets, and instructions.
  • Performs setup for parts according to blueprints and set-up sheets.
  • Use inspection tools, such as calipers, micrometers, height stands, micro-vu, keyence, optical comparator and vici measuring tools. To perform quality checks on parts as outlined by AQL and work instructions.
  • Corrects dimensional problems and approves setups by other operators.
  • Maintains and ensures accurate counts on completed parts and scrapped parts; completes production paperwork and makes required entries into company database.
  • Burr removal on all parts where required.
  • Make machine adjustments, tool changes, etc. as required.
  • Interface with Visual Labor Entry system and monitor work orders.
  • Comply with all policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Primary Operator Task:
    OP 1 – Chip Pull
    OP 2 — Measure Loader load/unload, plus inspection
    OP 3 – OP1, OP2 and full mechanicals and offsets/adjustments and set up/dial in.

Competencies/Essential Functions: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

  • Physical ability to lift 40 lbs
  • Knowledge of CNC Swiss style lathe machines and CNC controls
  • Ability to read and use calipers, micrometers, height gauge, depth micrometers
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and work operation sheets to determine appropriate operations to be performed
  • Strong understanding of computers
  • Self-starter and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate and work with other operators
  • Organized, quality-minded attitude and determination to be “Best in Class”
  • Willing to lead by example and learn NGI processes and procedures

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent
Avalign Technologies
Job Title
Lathe Machinist
Positions Available
$20-29/hr. Depending on knowledge and experience

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