Machine Operator

Position Available

Machine Operator


Job Type


Program Area

Advanced Manufacturing

Position Qualifications

  • Must be able to call up differing programs on the machine controls
  • Experience with various mills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to work in adverse conditions in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in adverse conditions

Company Name

General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical System


(223) 281-9284

Contact Person

Brittany Kercher


Company Address

Red Lion, PA

Company Website


Job Summary:

  • Plans and performs a variety of machine operations utilizing numerical control machining centers to cut, shape, or form metal work pieces to specifications by performing the following duties.


  • Interpret complicated drawings, program sheets, instructions, and process sheets to determine work to be done.
  • Perform diversified operations on two or more numerical control machining centers.
  • Perform a variety of milling, drilling, boring, turning, or related operations to close and interrelated tolerances.
  • Review setup sheet and specifications to determine machining sequence and dimensions of finished work piece.
  • Manipulate controls and enter commands to rework nonconforming product.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot machining issues and adjust depth of cut of roughing and finishing stations.
  • Maintain established rates of production.
  • Select and install cutting tools in machine spindle, turret, or magazine.
  • Observe and listen to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools.
  • Utilize override control to correct conditions operating out of the norm.
  • Perform a variety of inspection and gauging operations to insure maintenance of quality standards and specifications.
  • Measure work piece for conformance to specifications.
  • Must be able to use all types of micrometers, calipers, and comparators.
  • Notify supervisor of discrepancies.