Employer: TK Machine LLC

Job Description:
TK Machine is looking for an experienced CNC Lathe machinist.


Reads and interprets blueprints. Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
Write programs manually or by using MasterCam software on a computer based off specifications from prints or solid models.
Setup and operated CNC Lathes: Properly and safely selects, aligns, secures, and removes holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines as outlined in setup sheets. Recognizes, deploys, and properly uses inserts, fixtures, and tooling. Uses gauges and precision measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements. Drilling, boring, tapping, broaching, keyways, threading and grinding.
Maintain strict tolerances of within .0005” plus or minus.
Performs QA on first part and then periodically during run using calipers, height gauge, micrometers, depth gauges and gauge pins.
Effective utilization of speeds and feeds to get the max life from tools while making quality parts.
Detect defects and checks for adherence to blueprint specifications. Reports defective materials, tooling, equipment, or questionable conditions to management.
Correct mistakes immediately and takes measures to prevent it from happening again in the future.
Closely monitor machines to prevent malfunctions or waste.
Learn and use established practices, manual instructions and improve on them for subsequent operations to maximize department efficiency and productivity.
Evaluates experimental procedures and recommend change or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.
Learn, understand, and adhere to company policies and procedures.
Adhere to preventative maintenance, safety procedure requirements and over all cleanliness.
Make routine repair on machines using manual or past knowledge through experience.
Performs all assigned machine shop operations.

2+ years of CNC Lathe machining.

Setup and operation of CNC Lathes.
Setup and operation of various manual mills and lathes.
Strong working knowledge of tool offsets, speeds, and feeds for cutting various materials
Strong programming, problem solving, analytical, mathematical, mechanical and communication skills.
Strong time management skills.
Mechanically inclined and metallurgy knowledge; knowledge of geometry and Basic Trig.
Ability to lift 50 lbs. safely, maneuver material pallet jack throughout shop and use grinders.
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time at the machines.
Punctual and able to commit to a 40- hour work week.
Hardworking and reliable.
Self starter.
Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour


Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:

Bonus opportunities
Overtime pay

CNC Mill: 1 year (Preferred)
Programming: 3 years (Required)
Machining: 3 years (Required)
CNC Lathe: 3 years (Required)
Work Location: In person

Contact Person:
Phone: 509.946.2363
Location: 1893 Airport Way • Richland, WA, WA
Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $25 - $35 /HR

Posted on September 06, 2023

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