Greene, Tweed & Co. Hardinge Operator in Kulpsville, Pennsylvania

Hardinge Operator

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Job Description



HOURS: 10:45 PM- 7:00 AM Third Shift

Trial Period will be on first Shift

JOB GRADE: 14 Plus $.55/hr. Shift Bonus

JOB SUMMARY: With minimal supervision, set up and operate a variety of standard machines and various equipment assigned to the Backup Department operations to produce parts with tight tolerances from all types of materials.

Essential Functions:

  1. Perform fabrication of Harvest lathe products, using customer or GT drawings with minimum supervision achieving production efficiency required including set up, troubleshooting and run.

  2. Must be proficient in the operation of all fabrication equipment (Hardinge, Skive, Deburr) in the area including operating multiple machines at once.

  3. Set-up, loading and run of equipment to manufacture and inspect various components including generating and editing of machine code (programs) at the machine.

  4. Make adjustments and assist operators to produce quality parts at a rapid pace as per production requirements .

  5. Utilize all Standard Measuring Instruments, QMM, OGP and Deltronic and perform First Piece and ‘in process’ inspection as required to achieve acceptable Reliability and Repeatability targets.

  6. Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor including active participation in team meetings for operational planning and improvement ideas.


  1. Downloading required drawings, inspection sheets (generate new sheets as


  1. Perform all miscellaneous duties in work area as required.

Required Skills


  1. Proficiency in machining thermoplastic materials such as, but not limited to, PBI, PEEK/ARLON, NYLON/NYSILON,ACETA/DELRIN, UHMWPE, TEFLON.

  2. Must have obtained minimum of 6 months CNC Lathe experience (including Prototrak lathe) in a production environment including NC programming, set up, troubleshooting and run.

  3. Must possess G-Code knowledge including the ability to understand machine commands, sub program usage, edge break calculations, and general editing.

  4. Must pass a 20 working day training/evaluation period and be capable of achieving 80% on job efficiency.

  5. Must be proficient with operating computer including searching, saving and editing files.

  6. Perform required basic equipment maintenance for all equipment assigned to the area.

  7. Ability to work for long periods of time in a standing position.

  8. Ability to occasionally work in positions requiring sitting and walking.

  9. Ability to occasionally work in positions requiring twisting, stooping and grasping.

  10. Ability to occasionally lift up to 55 lbs. without the use of mechanical lifting devices or help from others.

  11. Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as: eye protection and foot protection.

  12. Perform job in a safe manner.

  13. Perform job in compliance with Company’s Quality Policy (ISO 9000).

Job Location

Kulpsville, Pennsylvania, United States

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