Machine Operator - Threader (2nd Shift)

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Job Family: Manufacturing
Updated At: 2019-05-17


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedInTwitterYouTube and Facebook.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.



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



Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.