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CNC Turning Lathe Operator

LAB Motion Systems is looking for a

CNC Turning Lathe Machine Operator

Job content

We are looking for a motivated CNC Lathe Machine Operator to join us in our production facility at Leuven, Belgium! Your job is to produce very precise subparts with a CNC lathe machine. In order to obtain the required precision, this machine is set up in a clean and climate conditioned environment.

You will be responsible for:

  • Careful chucking and measuring of the subparts that have to be worked on as well as of the diamond cutting tool of the machine
  • Parts manipulation ( especially turning ) with micrometer precision by using preprogrammed sequences of the CNC lathe machine
  • Keeping under control of the chipping conditions, changing equipment if necessary
  • Inspecting of the subparts, measuring of dimensions with hand-instruments ( micrometers ) as well as making reports of the roundness of the pieces
  • Making small corrections in existing programmes ( Siemens 840D ) and making programmes yourself fort eh chipping of new products (manual application of relatively easy sequences)
  • Following the production according tot he ISO quality standards
  • Keeping an eye on the stock of the tools and keeping the inventory up to date
  • Calibrating the tools
  • Brainstorming in order to improve processes


  • Graduate/Bachelor electromechanics or same by experience


  • You are cautious and precise, with an eye for detail and quality
  • You can read and understand technical drawings
  • You are good in communication and working in team
  • You are strongly motivated and want to learn more
  • You are experienced in CNC turning and/ or have experience in the precision assembly of instruments


  • Limited, internal trainig is provided

Personal Competences

  • Work precise and independent
  • Responsible, quality awareness
  • Follow up on rules and agreements
  • Learning capacity


  • Dutch
  • English (basic)

Our Offer

  • We offer an exciting job with the possibility to grow
  • Nice paycheck as well as meal vouchers and ecocheques
  • Nice atmosphere
  • Flexible holidays
  • Job location: Haasrode Researchpark, Leuven, Belgium.