Mazak Lathe CNC Operator/Setup/Programmer


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Located in Webster Groves, MO

Salary: $18.00-$23.00

We are seeking experienced CNC Machinist/ Machine Operators. You will operate and repair a variety of machines and mechanical instruments.


  • Operate machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments
  • Maintain file of program information and set up sheets, update revisions as required
  • Inspect bored and reamed holes while running, make tool adjustments, unload parts and deburr
  • Inspect parts with hole and depth micrometers, plug and thread gauges, calipers, surface plate, height gages, etc.
  • Hold tolerance per print
  • Collaborate with foreman and manufacturing engineers to verify and/or change shop routers to facilitate manufacture of parts
  • Edit program information as required
  • Modify parts and materials to improve overall production
  • Test completed equipment to detect and remove defects
  • Perform routine maintenance on machinery
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerance using measuring instruments
  • Read blueprints in order to set up, program (and/or edit program) to the specified requirements.
  • Operate CNC lathe and/or mill: load material, clamp material down, machine material, such as: turn, c'drill, drill, ream, tap, bore, mill, etc.
  • Complete quality checks as required
  • Perform duties required to set up, operate Mazak CNC lathe turning centers or other CNC equipment and inspect parts as required
  • Check and maintain oil levels, add coolant as needed, empty coolant drain pan, clean coolant filters, check chip conveyor operation, maintain area in a clean and orderly
  • Perform set up on CNC lathes, such as: collect required tools, set stops, input run data manually into machine and transfer data to a server using a CMT or DNC unit or if program has already been made transfer data from server to machine memory using the CMT or DNC unit, etc.
  • Assist engineering department by machining prototype parts and evaluate machinability of parts
  • Collaborate with foreman and manufacturing engineers to verify and/or change shop routers to facilitate manufacture of parts


  • Previous experience in machinery or other related fields
  • Familiarity machine tools and equipment
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High School Degree or Equivalent
  • Minimum experience of 2 to 3 years with lathes and mills
  • Preferred experience with Okuma, Haas, Mazak or other CNC Machines and Fanuc

What we offer:

  • 1st or 2nd shifts
  • Competitive Salary
  • Full Benefits, paid holiday and vacation

Express Office: Saint Louis (South)
8039 Watson Road
Webster Groves, MO 63119
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