CNC Turning/Lathe Set-Up Operator

Horst Engineering & Manufacturing Co.

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East Hartford, CT

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

We are seeking an experienced CNC Turning/Lathe Set-Up Operator to join our team.  


  • Train others to set-up and operate CNC Lathes (2-axis and multi-axis) (e.g. Eurotech, Hardinge, Wasino, Okuma, etc.)
  • Train others to understand how to work with blueprints, operation sheets, and other work instructions
  • Ability to set-up and operate machines independently as well.


  • Will work with blueprints, operation sheets, and other work instructions.
  • 3+ years of set-up experience minimum required
  • Demonstrated progression within machine operation
  • Experience with aerospace products and/or other close tolerance parts is a plus
  • Must be familiar with Fanuc and/or Okuma Controls
  • Must be able to set tools, change tools, edit programs
  • Must be able to use standard gauges and inspection techniques
  • Experience with SPC, inspection documentation, and problem solving is a plus
  • Programming experience is a plus

Physical Requirements

  • The employee is required to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds frequently
  • Stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb on an occasional basis