Manual Lathe Operator
Newton, Kansas - Full Time

Up to $5,000 signing bonus (guidelines apply)

Job Responsibilities:

To operate common machine shop equipment such as millers, lathes, grinders, or drill presses after they are set up by more skilled machinists. To produce production parts to required tolerances.

Job Duties:

  • Keep machine running properly and with sufficient production materials.
  • Communicate with operators from other shifts.
  • Maintain and secure work tools.
  • Clean and maintain work area.
  • Follow instructions given by supervisor and/or production lead.
  • Communicate issues with machines to Maintenance when necessary.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machines during down-time.


Basic reading, writing, and some advanced arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.

Manual Lathe Experience preferred

Experience using one or more of the following tools: manual lathe, milling machine, drill press, and vertical/horizontal cut off saw.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

This is a 2nd shift position (Monday - Thursday, 2:30pm - 1am)

Bunting benefits include vacation, PTO, medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, STD, and LTD.

Up to $5,000 signing bonus (guidelines apply)


As the industry-leading manufacturer of magnetic technology products, Bunting has developed precision magnetic products for the worldwide printing, automotive, plastics, food, electronics, pharmaceutical and recycling industries for more than 50 years. Our family-owned group of companies manufactures products which serve global markets and include a broad range of magnetic materials and components, magnetic separation systems, material handling equipment, metal detection equipment, magnetic cylinders, bonded magnets, and assemblies.