Job Description

We’re hiring a Manual Lathe Operator for our Southeast Houston area client!

We are looking for an experienced, reliable, hard-working employee to join our client’s team!


  • Job Title:  Manual Lathe Operator
  • Location:  Southeast Houston area
  • Pay: $18+ per hour
  • Hours:  First Shift
  • Duration:  Temp-to-hire
  • Description of Duties:   Busy Southeast Houston area company seeks a Manual Bullard-Turret Lathe Machine Operator to begin work immediately on a temp-to-hire assignment.  Job duties include:   Set-up and manage Bullard lathe machines to perform different jobs including deburring, drilling, grinding and milling.  Translate engineering drawings and requirements into dimensions for production.  Ensure the Bullard lathe machine operates in accordance with the guidelines of the company.  Oversee the machines while they execute the tasks and make the necessary changes to produce improved results.  Check machinery on a daily basis to guarantee functionality.  Record all machine actions by completing production and quality logs.  Communicate logistics issues that arise in the process of creating a part.  Ensure that results of machining process align with client expectations.  Conduct regular Bullard lathe machine assessments.
  • Requirements:  1 year experience with Manual Machine/ 24"-48" Bullard/ Vertical Turret Lathe/ 4A Horizontal Turret Lathe.  Bilingual in Spanish a plus.  Able to do basic mill set ups.  Understand basic Fanuc controls.  Capable of interpreting blue prints.  Able to understand geometric signs and tolerances.  Capable of reading and using measuring instruments.  Knowledge of Algebra and math functions.


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