Job Summary

Our client is currently looking to hire a Lathe Machine Operator.

  • Minimum Qualification: Certificate
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description


  • Set up machines at the beginning of shift to ensure proper working order.
  • Perform testing procedures to ensure that machines work optimally.
  • Maintain and clean machines before and after each shift.
  • Feed information akin to speed, shapes and sizes through the machine set up box.
  • Place parts in semi automated machines.
  • Calibrate and re calibrate machines accordingly.
  • Monitor machines during every procedure to ensure optimum running.
  • Troubleshoot problems during machine operation.
  • Ensure that regular and preventative maintenance procedures are carried out.
  • Perform random tests to ensure accuracy.
  • Perform safety checks on every machine.
  • Ensure that machines are producing quality products by managing periodic checks on output.
  • Ensure stocks of needed materials are ready and available at all times.
  • Create and maintain activity logs.


  • A certificate in Electrical engineering / mechanical engineering / electronics / mechanical plant engineering.
  • Computer literate.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience as a Lathe Machine Operator. 
  • Previous electrical, threading, welding experience is preferred.

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