Manual Lathe Operator or Setup #7399

Shift: 1st Shift,2nd Shift

Location: Wauconda, IL


Job Id#: 7399

Job Description:

Company in Neenah, WI 54956 and Wauconda, IL 60084 is in search of Manual Lathe Operator or Setup/Operator to join their 1st and 2nd shift team.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years` technical school in machining.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years` experience as a large lathe operator and two (2) to four (4) years’ experience as a small lathe operator.


Skills & Knowledge 

  • A good working knowledge of shop math, through trigonometry.
  • Ability to operate large and small lathes, drill press, bandsaws, oxyacetylene torch, toolpost grinder, milling head, belt polisher, pedestal grinder and drill sharpener and a variety of inspection equipment.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Neenah is a Lean manufacturing shop; and, as such, requires flexibility, problem-solving, teamwork and process ownership from all employees.
  • Requires the use of judgment to plan, perform and make decisions as to the sequence of setups, operations and processes within the limitations of established or standard methods and procedures.
  • Constant alertness and continuous mental and visual attention required to monitor machining process.
  • Requires attention to detail, critical thinking and adherence to assembly drawings.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Working Conditions

  • Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, 100 lbs. of force occasionally and 20 lbs. of force constantly to move product.
  • Non-air-conditioned environment.




***$500 Referral Bonus ***

We will pay you a referral bonus for anyone you refer to us after they have worked 90 calendar days.


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