• Lathe Setup Lead

    Job Locations US-CA-Chino
  • Overview

    This successful machining operations in Chino, with over 30 years in business and a 30,000 sq ft facility, is looking for strong Lathe Setup Lead for their growing workload.


    With more then 50 employees and 30+ CNC machines they create high precision parts, serving myriad clients in the military and aerospace industries.  


    Because of their growth, the leadership team is looking for an individual that can grow with the company, ideally into a leadership position, while coaching and guiding other set-up people.  They also want someone that can help improve the efficiency of setting up and running the programs at the machines. 


    In sum, this is a chance to make make an impact both now and in the future as you work on high end lathes in a precision product environment.


    Because the operations run 24 hours a day, this position has the flexibility in terms of the exact start time. Many come in at 6 or 7am, but it could be later/earlier.


    Due to growth, there is also a need for a strong lathe set-up person on 2nd shift as well.


    Benefits include (but not limited to): Medical, dental, vision insurance. Major holidays off. Performance packages/bonuses.  There is plenty of opportunities for over time as well. 


    What you get to do?

    • Coach and train other machinists
    • Competently set-up and operate Multi Axis CNC Lathes
    • Work to tight tolerances and check your own work meets the required standard
    • Understanding of various CNC controls and ability to make alterations to tooling or the program to improve efficiencies  
    • To work on your own initiative and understand all aspects of the manufacturing process
    • Work with managers to implement the companies policies and business objectives
    • To assist in the application of continuous improvement techniques / projects, to improve changeover times, standardize tooling and programs in order to continually increase machine uptime
    • Co-operation and communication with all other work areas, including possible secondary machines or deburr to note issues from primary operations
    • Setup of multi turret, double spindle machines
    • Setup of Mori Seiki, Miyano, Traub and other high end machines 


    What are we looking for?

    • Strong lathe setup experience 
    • Experience with setting-up of multi turret, double spindle machines
    • Fanuc and / or Siemens
    • Experience setup of Mori Seiki, Miyano, Traub and other high end machines is ideal
    • A desire and ability to get along with others and be a team player
    • Experience working to tight tolerances 
    • Able to work under own initiative  

    We are Equal Opportunity company.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.




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