CNC Lathe and Mill Set Up Operator – Vance & Hines – Santa Fe Springs, CA

Vance & Hines

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Position Overview

This position is responsible for operating CNC machines to fabricate parts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate computer numerical control machines to fabricate parts
  • Load parts in machine, cycle machines, and detect malfunctions in machine operations
  • Run production lots
  • Communicate with co-workers regarding production runs
  • Assist in other work areas as needed
  • Must be able to perform, but not limited, to the following tasks: milling, turning, drilling, tapping, deburring, sawing, and sanding
  • Complete and maintain paperwork for parts
  • Setup mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four- jaw chucks, and tools
  • Program mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers and offsets tools
  • Verify settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations
  • Efficiently and effectively manage time

Position Requirements

Essential (Must Have):

  • Knowledge of CNC machines (Lathe and Mills)
  • Must be able to follow routers, use simple math to perform basic calculations, and use basic hand held measuring tools
  • Must be able to communicate in English (oral and written)
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, reach and move about the facility
  • Must have the ability to lift and move up to 65 pounds
  • Must have the ability to function as part of a team
  • Must have the ability to listen to and follow written and verbal instruction
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with Team Members and Supervisors


  • Mazatrol experience
  • Fanuc controls (Mazak & Haas controls)
  • Set up and run 3 And 4 axis Mills
  • Set up and Run Dual spindle capabilities Lathes

Education and/or Experience Requirements

  • Graduation from certified technical school
  • Minimum 3-6 years’ experience working with CNC Lathe and Mill machines


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