CNC Lathe Operator (Swing Shift)


Liberty Lake, WA

Why Altek is a great place to work:  Our team creates products that span the globe, from aerospace to medical equipment. Our products enhance the lives of others and as a member of our organization, you can do the same! 


Our team members are able to reach their fullest potential through collaboration and innovation. As Altek continues to develop advances in manufacturing, our employees are encouraged to grow and challenge themselves as we foster opportunities for continual improvement. 


We are a people-first organization, offering employees stable employment, an inclusive work environment and great quality of life through work/life balance. We continually adapt to meet and exceed our customer needs while providing a positive work environment for our entire team. 


Our culture is inclusive and exciting, Come Join us!

We provide full benefits coverage beginning the first of the month after your first 30 days with us: 

Medical, Dental & Vision insurance 

(Employer shares premium on all tiers, including family coverage)

FSA option

Employer Paid Long-Term Disability

Employer Paid $30,000 Life Insurance

401K with company match

Companywide bonus potential

Generous PTO & Holiday Pay

Commute Incentives, including subsidized bus passes

Responsible for following prescribed standards of CNC operations, Set-ups of prototype and established processes. Responsible for meeting cycle times of those processes in the machine shop.  Should have knowledge of, and be responsible for supporting lean manufacturing principles and teamwork throughout the company. Act as a positive role model in accordance with Altek's desired behaviors. Work with a sense of urgency to promote on time delivery and adhere to the goals and expectations as defined by management.  Swing shift only.  Includes $1/hour differential.


  • Build and maintain positive rapport with other Altek employees, customers and suppliers
  • Exhibit positive communication and behavior skills
  • Adapt and modify as situations change
  • Maintain a positive outlook and treat co-workers with respect and professionalism



  • Follow the procedures set forth in the work instructions or by the Supervisor and/or Lead(s)
  • Follow prescribed standards of CNC operations
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exhibit critical thinking
  • Be proactive in maintaining established company policies and manufacturing strategies
  • Take an active role in organizing and improving current processes when necessary
  • Adhere to Altek's Vision, core values, behaviors, and quality policy to ensure quality to customers, both internal and external



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • CNC Machining Certificate or minimum of 1 year experience as a machine shop operator
  • Knowledge of blue print reading 
  • Knowledge and skill with portable measuring devices used in the production processes here at Altek
  • Must be able to read work instructions, quality documents, and other pertinent written material.