CNC Lathe Set-Up Operator - Advantech Industries

Advantech Industries Inc. is a contract manufacturer providing sheet metal and precision CNC machined parts and assemblies. We are looking to immediately fill a Lathe Set-Up Operator position for our A shift. Eligible candidates must have a High School Diploma/GED and 5 years experience.


  • Sets up machine and observes machine operation to verify accuracy of machine settings and to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometer and caliper.
  • Sets up and controls operation of computerized deburring and tooling machine to perform series of machining operations, such as drilling, chamfering, and deburring.
  • Inspects "first part", and inspects work pieces throughout the production run for out-of-tolerance machining.
  • Experience on Mazak machines preferred.
  • Clean machine and work area.
  • Provide aid and guidance to machine operators with less experience or skill.


  • With limited supervision and quality work ethic, functions as a member of a customer-driven quality team whose goal is to ensure that product quality requirements established by the customer have been achieved
  • Holds oneself accountable for doing whatever is needed to meet the commitments made around project outcomes
  • Maintains adequate levels of performance and motivation despite job tasks that are routine, repetitive, and/or non-stimulating
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directives
  • Ability to work well under pressure, to adhere to deadlines and the ability to be flexible
  • Thorough operational knowledge and skills of specific CNC mills and lathes to be operated with the ability to calculate and set machine controls either manually or by entering commands
  • Ability to operate assigned equipment safely and efficiently
  • Ability to keep record of time spent and material used
  • Ability to use precision measuring tools and equipment, read drawings and blueprints, and be familiar with common machine and measuring tools, including micrometers and calipers
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals


  • Vacation, Personal Days, Holidays, Health, Dental, Vision and 401(k) Plan. 

* Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening.



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