CNC Lathe Setup Operator

Website Consolidated Machine & Tool

CNC Lathe Setup Operator Job Highlights

Title CNC Lathe Setup Operator
Type Full Time
Experience 1-5+ Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Wood Dale, IL, United States
Company Consolidated Machine & Tool (CMT)

Company Profile

Consolidated Machine & Tool (CMT) manufactures parts and equipment for various industries including defense, aerospace, military, space, satellite, and industrial. The company’s capabilities include welding, fabrication, CNC machining, aerospace support equipment, ground support equipment structures/stands, and complex assemblies.

Murphy Machine Products (MMP) is a CMT company.

Job Profile

The company (Murphy Machine Products) is looking for a CNC Lathe Setup Operator who will be responsible for the excellence of precision machining of quality parts produced on CNC machines such as, but not limited to, lathes and mills

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • Possess 1 to 5+ years of experience operating CNC Lathe machines


  • Ensures a safe work environment is maintained, appropriate safety systems/processes are utilized, and ensure compliance with all OSHA and other state/federal safety and environmental-related rules and regulations.
  • Inspects first run piece and makes offsets as required, spot-checks succeeding pieces for conformance to specifications (including documentation of results).
  • Inspects parts per print and in-process documentation.
  • Installs jaws, tooling, programs, enters offsets and proves out machine.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work environment through 5-S controls (willing to learn 5-S controls).
  • Prepares programs and all tools needed for machining operations.
  • Programs and sets up CNC Lathe machines using programs generated by the engineering department.
  • Recommends and helps implement any improvements that could be made to the existing process.
  • Performs other associated duties with machines, programs, tooling, and training of operators needed to continue the productive operation of the company.


  • Ability to read and interpret blueprint drawings/readings
  • Familiarity with Fanuc Controls (a plus)
  • Working knowledge of micrometers, gauging, and comparators


  • The company offers a benefits package that includes a competitive pay rate, accrued vacation time, paid holidays, 401(k) with company match, health, dental, and vision insurance as well as Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and life/AD&D insurance.

Note: Employee Only Dental coverage, Long-Term Disability, and life/AD&D insurance is employer-paid.

Employer’s Statement

CMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual experience and qualifications, without regard to a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, disability, race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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