Faxon Firearms
  • Fairfield, OH, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

CNC Lathe Setup/Programmer

General Description:

The CNC Lathe Setup/Programmer is responsible for setup, programming and operating horizontal computer numerical control and/or manual machines to machine parts. The machine programmer must be able to read and interpret blueprints and create a G-code program, choose tooling and work holding to process the part. The position runs production lots, communicates with co-workers regarding productions runs, and maintains a safe, organized and clean work environment.

Reports to: Manufacturing Supervisor


Performs all assigned machine shop operations

Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to management or


Follows tag system, quality procedures and completes all relevant in-process

inspection forms

Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean, orderly condition and follows


Safety procedures

Performs inspection of machined products, and documents results

Completes and maintains paperwork for parts

Understand all blueprint/operation drawing features before cutting chips

Understands job quotas established in router or as instructed

Ensure all gages used are calibrated and in good working order

Use of overhead crane for loading and unloading parts into machine

Perform general maintenance on machine such as changing coolant, oils and other


Carry out all other duties as assigned

Minimum Educational Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum Previous Experience:

3 years experience in a similar position, interested in personal development in


Mechanical aptitude

Familiarity using micrometers and calipers

Ability to read and understand blueprints

Ability to write, edit and understand G-code.

Other Skills:

Willing to learn to become proficient in operating applicable equipment

Good attitude

Quality and detail oriented

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth

perception and the ability to adjust focus and distinguish color.

Physical Effort:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The

employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel

objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and

arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee will regularly lift weights above 50 pounds from the ground and potentially

above the shoulders.

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