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Lathe Operator

United States
Apex International, the world’s largest Anilox manufacturer, is expanding its Donora, PA facility, so we are currently looking for additional Lathe Operators. At Apex, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products to our customers every single time, and this position is one of the most critical parts of our production process. To ensure our success, the production team must possess certain qualifications, skills, and attitude.


  • Load and unload anilox rollers into the grinding machine safely.
  • Ability to operate Manual Lathe safely. CNC experience is a plus.
  • Operate and use overhead cranes safely.
  • Monitor machine for proper functionality.
  • Responsible for keeping a clean and safe working environment.
  • Must possess the ability to read and understand micrometers.
  • Effectively use calipers and tools required for machining.
  • Push/transport anilox rolls between locations in a cart. Roll weight can be more than 2000 lbs.
  • Comfortable with Metric measurement.
  • Must be able to work with tight tolerances as tight as 0.0005”.
  • Use micrometers for measuring diameters of anilox rollers.


  • Very high attention to detail.
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations.
  • Mechanical aptitude skills.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to explain specifics of testing conducted.
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing methods and procedures.
  • Operate/machine parts as required to meet drawing specifications.
  • Ability to review and understand mechanical blueprints.

Benefits at Apex North America

  • Paid lunch break.
  • Eligible for wage increases after your first 90 days and 180 days of employment.
  • Yearly performance reviews with a potential wage increase.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Employer paid Health Insurance.
  • Medical Deductible Reimbursement.
  • Dental & Vision Insurance.
  • Access to 401(k), Flexible Spending Account and Supplemental Benefits.
  • Overtime is available.

Additional Information


Full Time


Donora, PA




11 PM - 7 AM | 7 AM – 3 PM | 3 PM – 11 PM


Our comprehensive benefits package is designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees around the globe. From health and wellness programs to flexible working arrangements and family support, we ensure our team members are well taken care of, both personally and professionally.



Career growth at Apex is not just a possibility—it’s a promise. We are dedicated to nurturing the professional paths of our employees with training, mentoring, and opportunities to take on challenging projects. Our goal is to help you reach your highest potential and to advance within the company as you grow.



At Apex, we’re committed to providing competitive compensation packages that appropriately reflect the market and the expertise of our employees. We strive to reward your hard work and dedication with salaries and bonuses that not only meet industry standards but exceed them wherever possible.



Building strong relationships is at the core of our business strategy. At Apex, you’ll connect with colleagues from various backgrounds and cultures, fostering a collaborative and inclusive atmosphere that enhances team performance and individual satisfaction.

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