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CNC Lathe Machinist - Neenah, WI

May 13, 2024

CNC Lathe Machinist I

Neenah, WI

Position Description

Double E Group is an international market leader in the engineering and manufacturing of web handling, material handling, and converting solutions. Our broad portfolio of products are marketed to the paper, tissue, film and foil converting industries.

The CNC Lathe Machinist I would join a team of skilled professionals in our Machining/Manufacturing/Assembly facility. You would be working with other members of the manufacturing team regularly (manual machining, saw cut, assembly/service).

  • Operate CNC equipment in a low-volume, high-mix environment (5+ changeovers daily)
  • Analyzing and grouping jobs to reduce set up times and maximize workflow
  • Conducting machine set ups in an efficient manner
  • Responsible for first piece inspection utilizing visual and hand inspection equipment, which would include: Vernier calipers, Micrometers and drop dial indicators
  • Excellent communication skills are required to interact directly with Supervisor/ Application Engineering/Programming to collaborate on process improvements
  • Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and pieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
  • Stop machines to remove finished pieces or to change tooling, setup, piece placement, according to required machining sequences.
  • Transfer commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links.
  • Check to ensure that pieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation.
  • Review program specifications or blueprints to determine and set machine operations and sequencing, finished piece dimensions, or numerical control sequences.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

  • Some degree of CNC programming experience
  • Requires average math skills, including ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Simple oral communication skills; ability to read and comprehend instructions.
  • Must be physically able to handle heavy items including lifting, pushing, pulling, and positioning components up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to consistently stand for an entire 8 to 10-hour shift.
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Reliable

Education and Experience
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a machine shop, or one-year experience in a machine shop if a vocational school graduate.
  • Knowledge of basic machining practices and materials is a plus, as is general mechanical knowledge