Lathe Programmer/Operator

Winston Industries Louisville, KY
Winston Industries is a family owned manufacturing company calling Louisville home since 1969! We are looking for career-minded individuals and offer a complete benefits package, paid time off, and regular full-time work. All candidates must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and physical.

The position we have open is in our machine shop working with Haas mills and lathes doing prototype and other manufacturing work with stainless steel and other materials.

Job Summary:

Program, set up, and operate lathes, mills and saws in Machine Shop.

Essential Duties:

Work with Contract Manufacturing Administrator to provide estimated completion dates; aid in job quoting when requested. Program jobs, perform set up as needed, ensure parts produced are of a high quality and conform to the customers specifications. Follow up on date commitments and inform management of any delays or issues that may affect the customer. Recommend to management changes in process and future capital equipment needs in order to increase efficiency and reduce operating expense.

Additional Responsibilities:

Maintain inventory accuracy, keep work area safe, clean, and organized.


Each employee is expected to obey safety rules and to exercise caution in all work activities. Employee must immediately report any unsafe condition to their supervisor or any other manager.


Must be proficient with programming and operation of lasers, press brakes, turret presses, CNC lathes, CNC mill. Must be able to weld, spot weld, polish, assemble, and finish materials to customer specifications. Must be a leader and willing to be held accountable for his or her personal performance and others under their direction. Must possess good management skills and demonstrate a professional and welcoming personality. Must be able to communicate with internal and external customers as needed.

Physical Demands:

Need to be able to sit and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to push, pull and lift heavy parts.

Work Environment:

Clean, heated building with good work environment.

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