Weatherford Machine Operator I - Threader (2nd Shift) in GREENVILLE, Texas



Learn and gain knowledge in operations of CNC lathes or mills used to machine Weatherford equipment and components per drawings and prints issued by engineering.


Know and understand Weatherford’s Enterprise Excellence Process and the Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Perform basic operational functions of CNC machines.

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

Maintain acceptable reject and scrap rates, production rates.

Mount, align, and secure tooling, attachments and work piece on machine.

Install cutting tools in machine spindle.

Learn to load control media, such as tape, card or disk, in machine controller or enter commands to retrieve pre-programmed instructions from database.

Learn to calculate and set machine controls to position spindle in relationship to work piece and to regulate factors, such as cutting depth, speed, feed, and coolant flow.

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

Stop machine to change cutting tools and setup according to required machining sequence to 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.

Identify problems and be able to correct them with some assistance.

Ability to use small hand tools as well as measuring tools of various types.

Responsible for keeping the Machine Shop area clean and orderly at all times.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

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



High School diploma or GED preferred.

Requires 1 - 3 years’ experience.


The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.