TK MACHINE: CNC Lathe Machinist - Richland, WA

Employer: TK Machine

Job Description:
Job highlights

2+ years of CNC Lathe machining
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
Programming: 3 years (Required)
Machining: 3 years (Required)
CNC Lathe: 3 years (Required)

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
Setup and operation of various manual mills and lathes

Pay: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour
Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Vision insurance
8 hour shift
Bonus opportunities
Overtime pay

Contact Person: Robert Horne
Phone: 509-405-0816
Email: [email protected]
Application Method: Email [email protected]
Base Pay: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour

Posted on September 28, 2023

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