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CNC Mill or Lathe Operator

Harken, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of innovative sailboat hardware and accessories for over 50 years.  We also translate our engineering capabilities into high-performance products for the industry. If you have a positive can-do attitude and thrive in a casual, but fast-paced work environment, we want you!

TITLE:  CNC Mill or Lathe Operator

REPORTS TO:  Manufacturing Manager

BASED AT:  Harken, Inc., Pewaukee, Wisconsin

STATUS:  Full-time or Part-Time, Flexible Shift, Flexible Hours 4AM to 1AM, Non-Exempt


  • Operate semi-automatic or automatic numerically controlled machine tools and/or CNC machining equipment to perform standard and repetitive sequences of operations where programs are proved and set ups are made by others. These operations employ recognized tooling and procedures where tolerances are close but not difficult to maintain 
  • Check work at specified points, use measuring instruments to inspect work
  • Recognize and report machine malfunctions, tooling difficulties, etc.
  • Under supervision, work procedures and products are subject to check and inspection
  • General knowledge of tooling applications, blueprint reading, shop practices, basic training on numerically controlled machine tools or CNC machining equipment are a plus, but not required
  • Clean and maintain work area, machines and tools
  • Maintain the highest level of quality
  • Must communicate changes accurately and effectively
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma
  • Must be able to walk or stand on concrete for up to 4 hours at a time.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds without assistance
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, feel or handle objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands or arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception and the ability to focus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all qualifications, responsibilities, duties or skills required.


On site interviews 9AM to 4PM, Monday through Friday

Or, submit your resume via email to: jobs@harken.com

Harken is an equal opportunity employer.

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for orders over $100!

Valid on orders shipping within the United States