CNC Machinist (Lathe & Mill)

Location: Houston - United States

The Machinist CNC possesses the skills and experience in all aspects of turning and milling to manufacture metallic components to specified standards on a CNC and/or Conventional Turn and/or Mill center. This position is based in Houston, TX and reports to the Production Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Operate a CNC/Conventional Turning and/or Milling center (vertical, horizontal or universal) in all aspects of Turning / Milling.
  • Follow a structured method in manufacture of components.
  • Read and work from engineering drawings and meet specified Quality Standards.
  • Read and understand job programs / Readouts.
  • Prove Unproven programs on Job Set-up, editing, offsetting, etc., as required (as applicable to CNC machining)
  • Undertake operations including: screw cutting, tapping, groove cutting, slotting, drilling, reaming, eccentric turning etc., (as applicable to conventional machining).
  • Fully utilizing equipment such as a jaw chuck, steady v-blocks, dividing head etc., in the performing of tasks. (As applicable to conventional machining).
  • Fully Inspect own work using measuring equipment.
  • Produce work of a high standard, including the deburring and etching operations in completion of work components.
  • Work largely unsupervised and be highly self-motivated.
  • Comply with all Schlumberger QHSE Policies and procedures.
  • Operate overhead and pillar type cranes / lifting equipment.
  • Wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED required. Associates Degree in a related field, such as Manufacturing or Machining preferred but not required.
  • Prior experience in a similar role, with proven ability to operate CNC or lathe machinery preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, technical drawings, and work instructions.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing or machining processes would be a plus.
  • Effective communication skills, eagerness to learn.
  • Attention to detail, neat and organized.
  • Ability to work in shifts and overtime (weekends included) as required. Flexible in working requirements as the needs of the business dictate.
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



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