Our distinguished client stands at the forefront of technological innovation in the automotive and avionics industries. They specialize in precision engineering and manufacturing, delivering components that meet the highest standards of quality and performance. Their dedication to excellence has made them a key partner to leading brands in both sectors. Joining the team means contributing to projects that push the boundaries of what’s possible, in an environment that fosters growth, innovation, and mastery.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate multi-spindle and vertical turret lathes to produce precision parts for the automotive and avionics industries.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and detailed drawings to understand machining requirements and specifications.
  • Select and set up appropriate tooling and fixtures for machining operations, optimizing for materials such as aluminum, steel, stainless steel, titanium, and composites.
  • Adjust machine settings to achieve desired accuracy, surface finish, and production efficiency.
  • Perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting of lathe machinery to ensure optimal performance and minimize downtime.
  • Collaborate with engineering and quality control teams to ensure parts meet stringent industry standards.
  • Document machining parameters and outcomes to facilitate process optimization and continuous improvement.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Technical certification or associate degree in machining, manufacturing technology, or a related field preferred.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience as a Lathe Operator within the automotive or avionics industries.
  • Proficiency in operating multi-spindle and vertical turret lathes.
  • Strong ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical drawings.
  • Extensive knowledge of tooling selection and setup for various materials common in the avionics and automotive sectors.
  • Solid troubleshooting skills with the ability to identify and resolve machining issues promptly.
  • Familiarity with optimizing machining parameters for different materials to ensure quality and efficiency.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CNC programming and operation.
  • Knowledge of ISO quality standards relevant to the automotive and avionics industries.
  • Proven track record of improving machining processes and increasing efficiency.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic manufacturing environment.
  • Commitment to maintaining a safe and organized work area, adhering to all safety protocols and guidelines.