Lathe Operator Resume Samples

Working for a variety of fields including automotive, furniture, medical fields, and aerospace, the Lathe Operator will use lathe machine for processing raw materials into components and other parts. Specific job duties vary from employer to employer, but the following common duties are identified on the Lathe Operator Resumepreparing the lathe machine for operations, preparing the materials that need fabrication, operating lathe carefully, overseeing the operations, and performing quality checks on the finished products to ensure accuracy and quality.

Successful resumes must have the capacity to demonstrate the following skills – strong hand-eye coordination skills, ability to work under pressure, adherence to safety rules and regulations; high level of physical fitness and endurance; and special attention to details. As this is an entry-level position any education past a high school diploma is not required,

Lathe Operator Resume example

Lathe Operator Resume

Summary : Knowledgeable in Lathe Machine skilled in reading and interpreting blueprints, diagrams, and drawings. Talented Lathe Machine Operator with 15-year of experience fabricating and assembling structural metal products, including frameworks or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks, and metal parts Responsible and hardworking warehouse assembler who can collaborate with a team and produce quality work on tight deadlines.

Skills : Use Torch, Power Tools, Forklift, Overhead Crane, Mop Floors, Wax Floors, Buff Floors And Take Out The Trash, Read Blueprint, First Aid Training And C.P.R.

Description :

    1. Fabricating and assembling structural metal products, including frameworks or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks, and metal parts.
    2. Responsible and hardworking warehouse assembler who can collaborate with a team and produce quality work on tight deadlines.
    3. Calibrated or adjusted equipment to ensure quality production using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors, and ring gauges.
    4. Ensured the most cost-effective production methods were employed.
    5. Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with the current best manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
    6. Calibrated or adjusted equipment to ensure quality production using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors, and ring gauges.
    7. Adjusted machine feed and speed if the machine malfunctioned.
    8. Adhered to all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Lathe Operator I Resume

Objective : An experienced, dependable individual currently looking to combine skills and expertise within a position that welcomes motivation while simultaneously offering a supportive environment.

Skills : Quality Control, Advanced Technical and Maintenance Skills, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Comprehend and complete the task with limited supervision and training.
    2. Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators.
    3. Study blueprints, layouts or charts, and job orders for information on specifications and tooling instructions, and to determine material requirements and operational sequences.
    4. Adjust machine controls and change tool settings in order to keep dimensions within specified tolerances.
    5. Move controls to set cutting speeds and depths and feed rates, and to position tools in relation to workpieces.
    6. Start lathe or turning machines and observe operations to ensure that specifications are met.
    7. Select cutting tools and tooling instructions, according to written specifications or knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics crank machines through cycles.
    8. Replace worn tools, and sharpen dull cutting tools and dies using bench grinders or cutter-grinding machines.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates


CNC Lathe Operator Resume

Headline : An experienced professional with knowledge and understanding of 5S Lean manufacturing, HET (High Energy Training) level 2 and Kaizen training. Having strong organizational skills with the ability to lead and train others.

Skills : Power Tools, Forklift, Overhead Crane, Mop Floors, Wax Floors, Buff Floors, Read Blueprint, First Aid Training, and C.P.R.

Description :

    1. Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators.
    2. Study blueprints, layouts or charts, and job orders for information on specifications and tooling instructions, and to determine material requirements and operational sequences.
    3. Adjust machine controls and change tool settings in order to keep dimensions within specified tolerances.
    4. Start lathe or turning machines and observe operations to ensure that specifications are met.
    5. Move controls to set cutting speeds and depths and feed rates, and to position tools in relation to workpieces.
    6. Select cutting tools and tooling instructions, according to written specifications or knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.
    7. Lift metal stock or workpieces manually or using hoists, and position and secure them in machines, using fasteners and hand tools.
    8. Crank machines through cycles, stopping to adjust tool positions and machine controls to ensure specified timing, clearances, and tolerances.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
HS

Lathe Operator II Resume

Headline : Self-motivated Lathe Operator determined to produce and repair all mechanical equipment with precision and keen attention to detail. An operator with outstanding problem-solving skills focused on driving continuous improvement through innovative ideas and methods. With 7 years of experience reviewing work orders and running several different machines simultaneously in a 5S environment.

Skills : CNC Operator, Machine Operator.

Description :

    1. Measure completed workpieces to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gauges, calipers, templates, or rulers.
    2. Examine completed workpieces for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces and sort defective pieces according to types of flaws.
    3. Read work orders or production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, locations of cutting lines, or dimensions and tolerances.
    4. Load workpieces, plastic material, or chemical solutions into machines.
    5. Set up, operate, or tend machines to saw, cut, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, or straighten metal or plastic material.
    6. Start machines, monitor their operations and record operational data.
    7. Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges and hand tools.
    8. Install, align, and lock specified punches, dies, cutting blades, or other fixtures in rams or beds of machines, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand tools.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
HS

Lathe Operator-Temp Resume

Headline : Accomplished and energetic Lathe Operator with a solid history of achievement in quality at a manufacturing level. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include customer-ready quality standards, meeting state codes and regulations during final inspection, troubleshooting and problem solving to meet quality goals.

Skills : Highly Motivated, Computer Skills, Mathematics, Communication, Adobe Photoshop, Excel, Microsoft Office, Machine Operator.

Description :

    1. Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators.
    2. Adjust machine controls and change tool settings in order to keep dimensions within specified tolerances.
    3. Move controls to set cutting speeds and depths and feed rates, and to position tools in relation to workpieces.
    4. Start lathe or turning machines and observe operations to ensure that specifications are met.
    5. Select cutting tools and tooling instructions, according to written specifications or knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.
    6. Replace worn tools, and sharpen dull cutting tools and dies using bench grinders or cutter-grinding machines.
    7. Move tool holders manually or by turning handwheels or engage automatic feeding mechanisms to feed tools to and along workpieces.
    8. Turn valve handles to direct the flow of coolant onto work areas or to coat disks with the spinning compound.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Associate Lathe Operator Resume

Objective : Having years of manufacturing experience and years of warehouse shipping & relieving experience. Seeking to obtain a responsible position where one can help the organization grow in value utilizing experience, capabilities, and abilities.

Skills : Electrical, Plumbing, Painting, Carpentry, Warehouse, Purchasing, Vendor Negotiating.

Description :

    1. Responsible for machining of cast iron pistons for use in reciprocating compressors per Standard Operating Procedures.
    2. Responsible for basic machine setup, tool changes, and maintenance.
    3. Performed visual checks to ensure raw castings meet quality standards prior to machining.
    4. Responsible for the constant loading and unloading of the machine.
    5. Labeled and stacked machined parts into containers and progressed on to the next machining operation.
    6. Conducted and recorded critical quality assurance checks at set intervals as specified by Quality Assurance.
    7. Quality checks required the use of calipers, finish gauge, optical comparator and various Go/No Go gauges.
    8. Used information attained from quality checks to make machine adjustments when necessary in order to produce consistently dimensioned machined parts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS

Lathe Operator II Resume

Summary : Lathe Operator who excels at analyzing, prioritizing and completing tasks in a professional manner with 9 years of experience. Seeking a fulfilling position in the Machinist industry that offers growth opportunities and allows utilizing leadership skills and experience. Also to collaborate with the team and further enhance the company's success and reputation.

Skills : Cleaning, Strong Organizational, Technical and Analytic Skills.

Description :

    1. Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators.
    2. Listen to machines during operation to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.
    3. Lift workpieces to machines manually or with hoists or cranes.
    4. Check to ensure that workpieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation.
    5. Confer with supervisors or programmers to resolve machine malfunctions or production errors or to obtain approval to continue production.
    6. Monitor machine operation and control panel displays and compares readings to specifications to detect malfunctions.
    7. Stack or load finished items or place items on conveyor systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Jr. Lathe Operator Resume

Objective : A dependable and motivated individual with the ability to learn quickly and keep flexible while completing tasks in a timely manner. With recent building maintenance experience including; basic plumbing, basic electrical, and facility repairs. Works well independently or as a member of a team. Including recent manufacturing and warehouse environments.

Skills : Welding, Computer Skills, Inventory, Machine Operation, Industrial Powered Equipment, Plumbing, Electrical, Maintenance, Hydraulics, Quality Control, Painting.

Description :

    1. Operated multiple lathes and monitored product flow as well as hourly quality checks.
    2. Made program adjustments and tool changes when necessary.
    3. Used multiple quality gauges to ensure proper specifications of finished parts.
    4. Coordinate multiple tasks at once, and meeting a production goal consistently.
    5. Monitor machine operation and control panel displays and compares readings to specifications to detect malfunctions.
    6. Stack or load finished items or place items on conveyor systems.
    7. Calculated and set controls to regulate machining factors like part speed, feed, coolant flow, depth and angle of cut and clamping methods.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS

Lathe Operator-Part Time Resume

Summary : Self-motivated Lathe Operator determined to produce and repair all mechanical equipment with precision and keen attention to detail. An operator with outstanding problem-solving skills focused on driving continuous improvement through innovative ideas and methods.

Skills : CNC Operator, Machine Operator.

Description :

    1. Measured and marked dimensions and reference points accurately.
    2. Measured instruments to verify compliance with precise specifications.
    3. Dismantled and inspected components and adjusted and repaired them as necessary.
    4. Trained, directed and instructed apprentices and helpers.
    5. Fabricated tools, jigs, and fixtures to meet manufacturing and engineering needs.
    6. Measured, marked and indicated proper dimensions and reference points on materials and workpieces for future reference.
    7. Calculated and set controls to regulate machining factors like part speed, feed, coolant flow, depth and angle of cut and clamping methods.
    8. Made appropriate offset corrections for tool wear, broken tools and casting variations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
HS

Executive Lathe Operator Resume

Objective : CNC Operator with strong technical skills and communication skills looking for a position to use and advance knowledge while furthering education to grow with a company.

Skills : CNC Operator, Computer Skills, Quality Control.

Description :

    1. Maintain performance and production on two machines at once.
    2. Read and interpret blueprints and individual measurements.
    3. Use gauges and calibers to ensure accurate quality.
    4. Set-up, operate and maintain quality of parts on auto-chucking and NC lathe machines.
    5. Operate a Lathe to sand mineshaft to specifications, use hand grinder and shop tools to check the shaft for imperfections.
    6. Studied and interpreted drawings to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpieces, the sequence of operations and setup requirements.
    7. Responsible understanding of safe work and the requirements of a safe working environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
HS

Sr. Lathe Operator Resume

Objective : An experienced technical professional is now seeking to obtain gainful employment in a stable work environment that utilizes previous manufacturing abilities.

Skills : Machinist, Assembly, Forklift.

Description :

    1. Studied and interpreted drawings to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpieces, the sequence of operations and setup requirements.
    2. Started process of making heads and head sections for bits.
    3. Fine-tune lathe programs to make parts in specified tolerances.
    4. Troubleshoot error codes and resolve issues.
    5. Coordinate production to ensure the plant stays running.
    6. Set-up, operate and maintain quality of parts on auto-chucking and NC lathe machines.
    7. Operate a Lathe to sand mineshaft to specifications, use hand grinder and shop tools to check the shaft for imperfections.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate

Assistant Lathe Operator Resume

Headline : Looking forward to utilizing both education and experience in a position where one can continue to grow both professionally and personally with a company that promotes personal growth.

Skills : Forklift Operator, CNC, MS Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Assist other team members on the line by helping the inspector inspect and pack the camshafts and relieve the press operator for breaks.
    2. Complete shift report at the end of each shift.
    3. Perform weekly and monthly maintenance on equipment.
    4. Troubleshoot problems that arose with the machinery and make the necessary corrections (both with and without the need for technical assistance).
    5. Solve any logistical problems pertaining to the line that arose.
    6. Create work orders for machine breakdowns.
    7. Make adjustments to lathes quality control on parts headed to assembly.
    8. Set-up and program CNC lathes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification

CNC Auto Lathe Operator Resume

Objective : Experienced Lathe Operator and production specialist with inspection and assembly skills in manufacturing environments, seeking an opportunity to contribute to the company's growth.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Accounting, Accounting, Lathe Operator, Lathe Operator.

Description :

    1. Produced machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a CNC machine.
    2. Calculate the amount of material and loading feed mechanism.
    3. Monitoring and operating CNC lathe machines to cut metal parts.
    4. Perform test operations to ensure the product is made to specifications of blueprints.
    5. Provide high productivity under pressure and time commitments.
    6. Maintaining quality and safety standards, equipment and supplies, and keeping records.
    7. Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Lathe Operator Resume

Objective : Over 5 years of diverse work experience in a number of business areas including manufacturing, administration, management/supervision, leadership, accounting, inventories, and hands-on production positions. Seeking a position that will allow applying these skills and experience for the benefit of your enterprise.

Skills : Machine Operator, Welder, Machine Shop Aptitude, Fast Learner.

Description :

    1. Shape glass, fabricate and inspect the product for commercial customers.
    2. Responsible for shipping, and delivering inventory control.
    3. Recommended and implemented procedures to reduce inventory by 37% over 12 months.
    4. Prepared and issued periodic reports for management control of inventory.
    5. Trained new employees in process techniques and equipment operations.
    6. Operate equipment including glass blowing lathe, cut off saws, burners.
    7. Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma