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CNC Mill and Lathe Operator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
B & W Trailer Hitches
Physical Address
Humboldt, KS 66748
Job Description

Summary of job function:
Responsible for set-up and operation of the CNC Horizontal Machine Center or the CNC Vertical Machine Center.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:
• Sets up and operates manual CNC Vertical & Horizontal Machine Center
• Must be able to demonstrate the ability to understand center line rotation of fixtures as applied to Horizontal Machine set up.
• Must be versed in Rotary or Indexing capability as the application applies to the Horizontal Machine Center.
• Understand Z axis and Y axis clearance and tool statements to the Horizontal Machine Center.
• Employee will need to understand the Vertical X, Y, Z axis centerline pick up with the Vertical Machine Center.
• Good understanding of edge and centerline pick up on the Vertical Machine Center.
• Receive daily instructions from Production Supervisor and plan day accordingly using the Shop Floor Control System.
• Check parts to ensure they meet blueprint specifications using proper gauges.
• Perform daily maintenance checks on machines and/or equipment, report concerns to supervisor.
• Deburr work in process.
• Ability to use the air grinder to remove sharp edges from parts.
• Ability to make minor changes in the computer program to ensure quality parts.
• Basic knowledge of the use of measurement tools, such as micrometers and calipers
• Train new hires or apprentices
• Following all safety policies and procedures
• Meets agreed upon goals and objectives in a timely manner.
• Arrives to work, meetings, appointments, and other work-related functions on time and as scheduled.
• Must have the ability to clock in and off operations according to sequence number start date of the work order on Shop Floor.
Job requires standing, stooping, lifting, Working Conditions: Manufacturing Environment
• Protective safety glasses are provided and must be worn in production. Safety shoes required in production
• May be required to wear respirator, gloves, hearing protection or protective clothing depending on assigned area.

Skills and Knowledge:
• Basic understanding of Blueprint reading and basic math skills
• Ability to clearly communicate, understand and write in English
• Ability to interact and work from oral and written instructions.
• Ability to read and interpret company documents, such as, safety rules, operating and manufacturing instructions, and Company policies and procedures.
• Ability to remain calm and professional during peak periods of activity.
• Ability to assist in other work related areas as required. All employees will be cross trained in different areas of the department and pieces of equipment.
• Ability to operate a fork truck
• Ability to work daily and weekly overtime as required.
• Ability to learn computer skills required.
• Ability to keep the area clean and orderly.

Job Qualifications:
• 18 years of age and pass pre-employment and random drug screens.
• Previous experience preferred but not required.
• Must be self motivated and organized, and have the ability to be self-supervised.

• Prefer WorkReady certificate will all applications, contact KansasWorks at 620-432-0358 for more information on this, or email

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