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Turning Channel Operator

Requisition ID:  11993
Category:  Manufacturing
Career level: 
Contract type:  Permanent

Turning Channel Operator w/setup



Reports to:  Manufacturing Supervisor

Location:  Falconer, NY




Job Summary:

  • To setup and operate machines assigned to the turning area to include but not limited to soft Turn, Hard Turn, Mill or Drill and/or other machines which may be assigned to the Channel in the future.
  • May be required to etch parts.


Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.


Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an industrial environment working as a machine operator, with demonstrated proficiencies in shop math, measuring and gauging, blueprint reading and grinding theory. 
  • Or have attained certification in machine trades and/or grinding technology from a Vo Tech educational facility.


Machines and Equipment:  Mazaks, Okuma, Cincinnati, Minganti, Mori-Seki, N.C. type Lathes and Mills and/or other machines which may be assigned to Channel in the future.


Tools used:   Various hand tools and gages.


Materials Processed:  All bearing and separator type materials.


Physical Demands:  Standard - standing, lifting, loading/unloading machines.


What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Vacation is accrued beginning the July 1 immediately following your Hire Date and eligible for 13 paid holidays! 


Health and Wellness BenefitsSKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Excellent medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse! 


Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options!  Participate in our 401K program that boasts a per pay period 6% deposit to your Vanguard account (100% Vested). 


Much more! Growth opportunities, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all! 



About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.

Nearest Major Market: Jamestown