• Auto Lathe Operator

    Job Location(s) US-OR-Newberg
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/19/2018 7:49 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Swing M-Th
  • Overview

    Working independently, this position sets up and operates automatic lathes, performing inspection of parts produced, makes all necessary adjustments, and troubleshoots minor issues. Also responsible for sharpening tooling and routine machine maintenance.


    • Performs set-up functions which include removing existing tooling from the machine, cleaning out the machine as necessary, and installing necessary tooling. Set up functions are normally performed while operating other machines.
    • Determines the need for rough and final adjustments and performs the adjustments to both the machines and to related attachments.
    • Adheres to close tolerance specifications as outlined in blueprints, performs simple to normal (+ .0005) tool re-sharpening when necessary, performs routine machine lubrication and maintenance, and independently troubleshoots machine issues.
    • Uses inspection equipment including micrometers gauges, or other special measuring equipment.
    • Trains less experienced Auto Lathe Operators.
    • Follows safety guidelines, identifies potential safety hazards and initiates corrective action when necessary, maintains acceptable dependability level, and must not pose a risk to self or others.


    • Requires at least 3-4 years of experience in automatic lathe operation with two or more years of direct experience operating and performing set-up functions on auto lathes.
    • Must be able to read, write, and communicate work information in English with a demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions and troubleshoot problems when necessary.
    • Ability to perform basic math calculations with an understanding of decimal/fraction equivalence.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • A-dec product knowledge may be preferred.


    Drug Screen and Background Check required.

    A-dec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition, A-dec will not discriminate against applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another. *VEVRAA Federal Contractor”  


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