Manual Lathe Operator

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Job Title: Manual Lathe Operator

Job Duration: Temporary to Hire

Pay Rate: $15-$18/hour BOE

Location: Wauconda, IL

Requirements: Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.  1+ years of Manual Lathe Operation experience.


  • Ensure the accurate, effective and efficient production of steel and aluminum cylindrical parts.
  • Responsible for the setup and machining of these parts per a specified blueprint.
  • Help identify and rectify any inefficiency within the shop with the main goal in mind to create a safe environment that is more productive with fewer quality issues.
  • Able to setup a maintain accurate cutting inserts, toolholders, etc.
  • Comfortable with heavy parts on large machinery.
    • Use of micrometers, calipers and drop dial indicators
  • Daily machine cleaning and basic maintenance.

Contact: The Crystal Lake office at (815) 455-4490

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Manual Lathe Operator