Sacoma Careers

  • CNC Lathe Machinist- SMT

    Job Locations US-IN-Madison
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Sacoma was founded in 1989, we design and manufacture metal stamped and assembled parts, tubes, and engineered assemblies for the light vehicle and commercial vehicle markets. We are very good at what we do; we count many of the world’s largest corporations among our customers. We keep them supplied from three locations in central Indiana, Edinburgh, Columbus, and Madison. We are growing and adding top talent to our organization.


    Purpose:  CNC machinists work with computer numeric controlled (CNC) machinery from setup to operation. CNC Lathe machinists perform set-ups, tooling changes, editing existing programs, make tool offsets adjustments and trouble shoot.


    1. Sets up CNC Lathe Machine.
    2. Maintain specifications by observing, taking measurements, detecting malfunctions, troubleshooting processes, adjusting and reprogramming controls, replacing worn parts, adhering to quality control procedures and processes
    3. Determine and prepare tooling, fixtures and special machine attachments.
    4. Read and interpret blueprints or drawings necessary to complete assignments.
    5. Detect and correct minor machine malfunctions and perform daily and monthly machine maintenance.
    6. Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to standards
    7. Maintains organized and clean work areas
    8. Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations


      1. High School Diploma or GED preferred; technical degree a plus
      2. Good math skills
      3. 4+ years’ experience as a Lathe machinist in a metal-forming manufacturing environment
      4. Ability to read and interrupt blueprints
      5. Experienced setting up tolling on mills
      6. Strong ability to problem solve
      7. Strong attention to details
      8. Ability to work overtime



    Americans with Disabilities Specifications

    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.

    Physical Summary

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use his/her hands, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Hearing capacity required to maximize ability to understand all verbal communication and react accordingly.


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