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Swiss Lathe Operator

Freeport, PennsylvaniaPEAK Technical Staffing USA

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Our client is looking for a Swiss Lathe Operator to produce accurate high quality tool steeled parts to support the company’s die manufacturing by performing the following duties.


  • Able to hold tolerances within .0001”.
  • Works with other departments on special projects.
  • Makes parts and fixtures for other departments.
  • Sets up and operates Swiss Lathes.
  • Reviews results of Swiss Lathe machine runs with necessary personnel to determine necessity for modifications or returns.
  • Inspects parts with hand tools and records results.
  • Performs routine maintenance checks on the machine for fluid levels and proper working conditions.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Comply with state and federal law safety regulations in addition to company safety and security procedures. 
  • Adhere to company policies and state and federal laws and regulations relating to employment, including promoting a workplace free of discrimination and harassment
  • Other related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit at a computer terminal for extended periods of time and occasionally travel between departments and divisions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly have to travel through other departments and divisions.  The atmosphere is a climatic office setting, and the employee will spend the majority of his/her time sitting at a computer terminal.



  • Must have a working knowledge of machining practices.
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints.
  • Must be able to identify, diagnose and provide a solution to problems.
  • Under normal business conditions, must be able to work 50 hours per week, however, schedule will be adjusted according to business and operational needs.
  • Must possess knowledge of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
  • Must be able to organize work and prioritize tasks.
  • Must be able to understand written correspondence.
  • Must be able to communicate through written, verbal, or other means of communication.
  • Must be able to wear personal protection equipment, such as earplugs, safety glasses, and safety shoes.
  • Must have the ability and interpersonal skills to successfully work as a team member to obtain desired results.
  • Must be able to understand and apply work-related documents such as operating manuals, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must be able to understand and perform to job-related quality standards, methods, usage of inspection devices and reporting as required. 
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or be able to comply with U.S. export regulations. 


  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. 2 - 5 Years Swiss Lathe or CNC lathe machine operating experience required.



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