CNC Swiss Lathe Machinist - Quakertown

Quakertown, PA

Job Description

CNC Swiss Lathe Machinist

Posted: Thursday, 6/6/2024
As a CNC Swiss Lathe Machinist you will produce industrial and medical parts by programming, setting up, and operating a CNC Swiss Lathe; maintains quality and safety standards; keeps records and maintains equipment supplies by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters.
  • Interprets geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Programs CNC machines and lathes by entering instructions, including zeros and reference points.
  • Sets tool registers, offsets, compensations, and conditional switches
  • Calculates requirements including basic math and adjusting three and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers.
  • Loads machine by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies setting by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces, adhering to standards.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logsPlans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available.
  • Operate cleaning equipment (vapor degreaser, etc.)
  • Operate multiple machines at one time.
  • Operate state-of-the-art inspection equipment.
  • Monitor product quality and adhere to dimensional compliance.
  • Record daily production data.
  • Contribute toward continuous improvement.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical publications.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Process Improvement
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task, ability to anticipate, think ahead and plan.
  • Ability to work in a team, strong interpersonal skills, effective communication skills.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
  • Equivalent to high school education or related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior CNC Swiss Lathe experience required.

Company Commitments / Benefits

At ARCH, we are committed to maintaining a strong team environment in order to build a safe and collaborative work environment. In addition, we offer the following benefits to help you consider working with us:
  • Competitive Pay with Overtime Opportunities : Your time is valuable, and we treat it as such.
  • Guaranteed 4.5% 401K Match and Comprehensive Medical Insurance Plan : The best investment a company can make is the care of its own workers. ARCH offers multiple plans to select from to meet the needs of you and your family.
  • Starting time off: Ten Days PTO with ten paid holidays
  • Strong people-first company culture : You can only do your best if we give you our best!

Physical Demands
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to perform repetitive tasks. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work near moving mechanical parts.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

ARCH Global Precision is an Equal Opportunity Employee and wholeheartedly supports diversity in the workplace as a basic premise for business success. All employees of ARCH Global Precision are employed on an at-will basis.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.


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