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Lathe Set-Up
Ref No.: 20-00348
Location: Morgan Hill, California
 Albin Engineering Services, Inc. ( is looking for a Lathe Setup for one of our premier clients in the Morgan Hill, CA area. As their employee, you qualify for their full benefit package. This person will be responsible for setting up CNC Lathes per written and verbal instructions.

  • Assumes responsibility for setting up CNC Lathes from written and verbal instructions per WI00004.4.1.
  • Reviews traveler, set-up instructions, drawings, inspection forms and any other relevant documentation for each job.
  • Ensures the assigned machine tool is sufficiently clean and working properly, cutting tools and fixturing are available and that raw material is available prior to beginning the set-up.
  • Loads jaws and tools etc. per set up instructions.
  • Locates and downloads/inputs proper CNC program.
  • Sets tool offsets.
  • Loads and runs first piece through process and inspects per MIR.
  • Adjusts as necessary and runs second piece and inspect per MIR.
  • Upon completion of passing inspection submits to QA for 1st article approval.
  • Ensures all necessary items, including inspection and burring tools are available for operator to run the job out.
  • Trains the operator in all aspects of the process including loading, inspection and burring.
  • Begins production upon receipt of the approved first article from QA.
  • Follows up on operator to ensure optimum efficiency and quality of the job.
  • Makes suggestions to Production Manager regarding potential improvements in part processes as well as the Lathe department.
  • Ensures compliance with ISO 9001:2008 and all governmental regulations.
  • Performs other Duties as assigned by the Production Manager.
  • Minimum High School Graduate or equivalent. AS degree in machine tool technology preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience with CNC Lathes to perform set- ups in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to read drawings and understand GD&T and G code.
  • Able to use standard measuring tools effectively.
  • Adequate math skills.
  • Detailed oriented with good personal organizational skills.
  • Familiar with CNC controls and machine tool models.
  • Familiar with tooling and bar feeds etc.
  • Ability to establish offsets.
  • Able to complete inspection and trouble shoot process to ensure parts are within drawing and manufacturing tolerances.
  • Able to train operators in the process of manufacturing parts.
  • Able to download programs from PC.
  • Excellent manual dexterity and is able to lift 70 lbs.
  • Prior experience in an ISO 9001:2008 environment, 13485 would be helpful.