CNC Lathe Machinist

Founded in 1970, Centranz is a stable and growing company, located outside of Independence, Missouri. We are a global leader in the construction industry, selling new, replacement and used parts for Volvo, ZF, Allison, Funk and Fuji transmissions. We manufacture over 1,000 unique parts in our full-service machine shop using our late model CNC equipment and various other manual machine shop tools including lathes, mills, surface grinders and others.

We are seeking a qualified and motivated CNC lathe machinist, with experience being a plus. We offer a diverse workload featuring short and long run production. Interested candidates should have the ability to work in a team atmosphere and take directions.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Set up CNC lathes as required.
  • Use micrometers, calipers and gages to check parts to prints.
  • Interpret blueprints and machine parts to tolerance.
  • Work in tolerances as little as +/- .0003″.
  • Program and implement g-code edits in programs.
  • Must possess own tools. Shop provides some specific larger mics, etc.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Full-time availability.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Okuma OSP control experience preferred.


  • Hourly with overtime opportunities.
  • Health, vision and dental insurance.
  • Simple IRA (company match up to 3 percent).
  • Paid vacation.

If you are interested, please send your qualifications and resume to