Lathe Machine Operator


A Lathe Operator is responsible for setting up, operating and monitoring lathe or turning machines, shaping or threading wire, rod or bar stock. A lathe operator studies blueprints and tooling instructions to determine the correct procedure for machining the component in such a manner that facilitates maximum efficiency in tool usage and time. The operator also performs machine maintenance and checks tools for signs of wear.

Personal Attributes: The job requires an individual to work long hours. The individual should have good understanding of the Lathe machine including technical aspects, associated tools and equipment. The individual should have proper knowledge of the service related activities, schedules and preventive maintenance of the Lathe machine. The individual should be hard working and should have manual dexterity.


The minimum Qualification required for Domestic data operator course is 8th pass. And minimum age required is 18 years.