IMI Precision Engineering CNC Lathe Operator II - 2nd or 3rd shift in Brookville, Ohio


Reports To: Line Supervisor

Location: Brookville,OH

The CNC Operator is Brookville, OH is an intermediate level of Machinists. Under limited supervision, performs complex machining operations in support of production operations or shop machining. In this role employee is able to alternately set up, operate and edit programs on multiple types of machine tools; such as CNC mills, CNC lathes, manual mills, manual lathes, grinders, etc. in machining operations. Performs progressive machining operations for metal parts, tools and machines with close tolerances or high finish requirements.


IMI Precision Engineering is a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment.

Part of IMI plc, we have a sales and service network in 75 countries, as well as manufacturing capability in the USA, Germany, China, UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Mexico and Brazil. We support this with our global centers of technical excellence, and facilities for CFD design and R&D testing.


  1. Keep all assigned machines running quality parts for production.

  2. Must be able to load parts for all required operations and must be able to replace worn or broken tools on assigned machine tool and adjust offsets for the tooling replaced.

  3. Read and understand prints and all information included with prints.

  4. Use or read all basic inspection gages to ensure quality and dimensional tolerances while using various inspection methods and SPC techniques. Additionally, will need to be competent at setting and reading all inspection gages in the respective area.

  5. Must be able to complete simple set-ups of assigned machines to include a program that has been proven and/or already run by the Programmer and fixturing already completed by Programmer, minimal tool setting involved at the discretion of the Programmer, and ability to perform standard tool offsets to bring the part into allowable tolerances.

  6. Must be able to adjust all offsets on the assigned machine tool, including Zero Set offsets on lathes and wear and geometry offset for each tool used. Can also include machine offsets and tool offsets on machining centers or G10 offsets on CNC lathes and Centers.

  7. Must be competent in loading and downloading CNC programs from the network to the machine tool assigned.

  8. Minor editing of programs may be required, but should be kept to a minimum. Minor editing will include changing tool numbers at times, speeds and feeds of individual tools to reduce chatter, and calling programs into the machine and sending programs back when updates are complete.

  9. Maintain equipment in good working condition by oiling, greasing, and periodically freeing equipment of chips.

  10. Maintain simple records, data sheets, work orders and time cards as required.

  11. Must understand and have the ability to perform basic maintenance on assigned machines. To include checking (and filling if needed) coolant levels, way lube or grease levels, grease chucks when needed, and overall housekeeping such as sweeping, mopping, or wiping down machines.

  12. Follow all safety standards, including Lock-Out-Tag-Out procedures.

  13. May be required to train or help CNC Operator I if requested.


Education and Experience

  • 3+ years setting up and operating CNC Machines.

  • Proficiency using sophisticated measuring and hand tools.

  • High School diploma preferred.

Skills and Competencies

  • Must have good working knowledge of basic math, to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and decimals.

  • Must be able to work from written and verbal instruction, as well as blueprints.

  • Must be able to use basic inspection gages to include ring and plug thread gages, GO ad NOGO gages, Mueller gages, Dial Bore gages, both dial and digital calipers, all types of micrometers, scales, and height gages.

Certificates and Licenses

  • CNC Operator Certification or Associates Degree in Precision Machining preferred.

The IMI Code of Conduct

All employees are expected to represent the values and maintain the standards contained in The IMI Code of Conduct. The IMI Code of Conduct can be found at

IMI Precision Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled.

Job ID 2018-31530

# of Openings 1

Category Manufacturing/Production

Platform IMI Precision Engineering