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CNC Lathe Machinist

Posted Date: September 21, 2022

Status: Full Time

Synopsis: Tri-Tec is searching for a CNC Lathe Machinist to join its Machine Shop team. The CNC Lathe Machinist is responsible for providing finished parts of the highest quality in a timely manner, ensuring all first parts are inspected, and performing daily machine PM’s and fluid checks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as turret lathes.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of math procedures and instruments such as micrometers, dial calipers and bore gauges.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed parts in the machine as well as on the bench in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to machine parts and determine product dimensions and tolerances.


  • High school diploma and 1+ years of experience in metalworking or manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of CNC machine controls such as Fanuc and Mori and the standard G and M code that is used in each.
  • Knowledge of speeds and feeds in materials such as 3 and 4 series stainless steel, Inconel, bronze, and cast iron.
  • Knowledge of cutting tools and their geometry in relation to the specified material.
  • Knowledge of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, and their applications.
  • Knowledge of machine setups specifically related to clearances, tool packages, order of tools, and live tooling in a turret lathe environment.
  • Knowledge of chip and cutting fluid monitoring to make sure the machine is optimizing cutting speeds and coolant flow to keep inserts sharp.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints.
  • Experience with quality tests and inspections.
  • Experience with technical validation and specialized processes.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.

To apply:

Please submit your resume and invitations to self-identify.

Applications received without the required documents may not be considered for the position.

Application due date: Open until filled

Tri-Tec Manufacturing provides the following benefits: Medical - Dental - Vision - Life Insurance - 401k Matching - Generous Paid Time Off plus paid holidays Career development - Mentorship opportunities - Rewards & recognition and much more!

Pay Range: $25.00 – $31.00 per hour depending on qualifications