CNC Machine Operator I

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Job Family: Manufacturing
Updated At: September 12, 2019


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedInTwitterYouTube and Facebook.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.



Operate CNC lathe or mill used to machine Weatherford equipment and components per drawings and prints issued by engineering with general supervision.


Perform basic operational function of at least one type of CNC lathe or one type of mill (Mazatrol or G code type)

Maintain acceptable reject and scrap rates, as well as production rates.

Ability to identify and correct problems with assistance.

Mount, align, and secure chuck jaws and workpiece on machine.

Regulate and monitor factors, such as coolant flow, insert wear and tool offsets.

Start machine and monitor displays and machine operations to detect malfunctions.

Stop machine to change cutting tips and adjust offsets accordingly. Set or reset machine to required machining sequence to machine parts in tolerance to print.

Measure parts for conformance to blueprint specifications, using precision measuring instruments, under supervision.

Maintain proper maintenance of machine, equipment and facilities and keep in proper condition.

Keep the machine area clean and orderly at all times.

Responsible for recording all labor hours with time system accurately.

Awareness of production scheduling and shop floor controls used by Weatherford.

Handle machine finished items in a careful manner to prevent damage, maintain a neat and orderly work area, and function in a safe and reliable manner to prevent personal injury and/or property damage.

Responsible for cleaning machine and area prior to leaving each day.

Capable of learning and moving to the next highest level.

Know and understand the Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality System Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Work Place Instructions.

Understand and comply with all Safety and Environmental requirements and company policies of Weatherford.

Perform various other duties assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.



Working knowledge of various types of tool holders, tools, boring bars, and inserts used on the CNC machines.

Attendance in compliance with Company policy.

Good mechanical aptitude

Ability to work in a team oriented environment.

Good verbal communication skills.

Ability and desire to be at work on time and learn new skills.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

Attendance in compliance with company guidelines.

Ability to perform basic mathematical problems.

Ability to use micrometers and standard measuring skills


Ability to follow oral instructions.

Work well with others in a team environment

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, work orders, etc.



Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.