Manual Lathe Operator
Newton, Kansas - Full Time

Bunting Magnetics Co., located in Newton, Kansas is a leading manufacturer of magnetic conveying and separation equipment serving a wide variety of industries.  We have an immediate opening for a Manual Lathe Operator. 

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

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Turn off equipment when not in use.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Basic reading, writing, and some advanced arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Manual Lathe Experience Preferred.
  • Skills (required in one or more of the following areas: Lathes
  • Experience using one or more of the following tools: lathe, drill press, and vertical/horizontal cut off saw.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

As the industry-leading manufacturer of magnetic technology products, Bunting Magnetics Co. 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.