Phillips Service Industries, Inc.

CNC Lathe Operator

Location US-MI-Livonia
# Positions


The CNC Lathe Operator sets up and operates 5 axis Mori seiki turn mills / tools that automatically drill and ream metal parts. May adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machine malfunctions.


  •  Selects, measures, assembles, and sets machine tools, such as drill bits and milling or cutting tools, using precision gauges and instruments
  • Mounts, installs, aligns, and secures tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpiece on machine, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments
  • Calculates and sets machine controls to position tools, regulate cutting depth, speed, feed, or coolant flow
  • Positions and secures workpiece on machine bed, indexing table, fixture, or dispensing or holding device
  • Loads control media, such as card or disk, in machine controller or enters commands to retrieve programmed instructions
  • Starts automatic operation of numerical control machine to machine parts or test setup, workpiece dimensions, or programming
  • Confers with supervisor or programmer to resolve machine malfunctions and production errors and obtains approval to continue production
  • Maintains machines and removes and replaces broken or worn machine tools, using hand tools



  •  High school diploma
  • 5+ years of CNC turn mill experience
  • proficient in operating Fanuc controls


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