Automatic Screw Machine Set-Up/Operate

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Posted 8 months ago

Essential Job Functions:

  • Read blueprints and Job Routings to determine part specifications and order requirements.
  • Use gauges and other measuring instruments to make sure parts conform to specifications.
  • Install collets, pushers, gears, cams, tool holders and any other tooling required to machine part per print specifications.
  • Set all tooling as required.
  • Verify conformance of first piece production, making sure all dimensions are in conformance with print specifications using proper measuring instruments.
  • Tear down set-ups after job is complete.
  • Sharpen/replace old tooling if required.
  • Inspect parts to make sure they fit print requirements.
  • Clean machine and work area daily.  Keep area orderly.  Floor around machine must be kept free of oil.
  • Instruct/help co-workers.
  • Follow all safety rules and procedures.  Report any unsafe condition/action to a supervisor.
  • Learn and practice preventative maintenance on machinery and tooling to protect from damage and loss.  Report any condition requiring repair to the department supervisor.

Additional Duties:

  • Comply with all company policies, instructions and directions to fulfill company objectives.
  • Address all issues with a sense of urgency and responsiveness.
  • Act in the company’s best interest at all times.
  • Participate in relevant continuing education programs as identified or proposed by executive management.


  • Education/Experience
  • At least an 8th grade education.
  • Previous experience or on-the-job training.
  • Knowledge of screw machine operations and metal properties.
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Mathematical skills:
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Ability to use and read various measuring devices.
  • Reasoning skills:
  • Ability to define and solve problems.

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