Industrial Pro Recruiting

CNC Machinist

Industrial Pro Recruiting - Wilmington, DE, United States

Job Title: CNC Machinist (Lathe Specialist)

Location: Wilmington, DE

Our client: Client is a dynamic and rapidly growing precision machining company based in Newport, DE. We specialize in producing high-quality, smaller hands-on parts with an unwavering commitment to precision and accuracy. They take pride in our diverse and inclusive workplace culture. Our facility is ITAR compliant and adheres to AS9100 standards, positioning us as a trusted partner in navigating government contracts.

Position Overview: We are currently seeking a skilled CNC Machinist with expertise in lathe operations to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a true lathe machinist, capable of performing operations on Mills as well. This individual will play a crucial role in contributing to the precision and quality of our machined parts, ensuring accuracy to within 1 micron.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate CNC lathes to produce high-precision parts according to engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Proficient in performing some operations on Mills while specializing in lathe machining.
  • Work with a variety of materials, including metals and alloys, to meet stringent quality standards.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot CNC machinery to ensure optimal performance and minimal downtime.
  • Interpret blueprints, technical drawings, and job orders to produce parts that meet tight tolerances.
  • Conduct quality inspections using precision measuring instruments to ensure accuracy within 1 micron.
  • Adhere to ITAR compliance regulations and assist in navigating government contracts.
  • Collaborate with team members to optimize machining processes and enhance overall efficiency.
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and actively participate in team meetings.


  • Proven experience as a CNC Machinist with a focus on lathe operations.
  • Proficiency in operating Mills and familiarity with various CNC controls.
  • Strong knowledge of machining techniques, tooling, and materials.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and blueprints.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to producing high-precision parts within tight tolerances.
  • Familiarity with ITAR compliance and experience in government contract navigation.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot CNC machinery.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Comprehensive health and dental insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan.
  • Opportunities for career growth in a company poised for expansion.

Work Environment: Our facility is equipped with modern amenities, including heating and air conditioning. Additionally, they are in the process of building a spacious 1,200 sqft. break room to enhance the overall comfort and well-being of our team.

Application Process: To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and expertise in CNC lathe operations.

Client is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Posted On: Monday, June 24, 2024
Compensation: $27 / hr. and up DOE

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