You will stand out by showing that you are willing to do more, gain more knowledge by continuing to educate yourself on machining. Get a copy of Machinery's Handbook and take it home with you each day and spend about an hour reading and reviewing it. During the day, keep it on top of your tool box and refer to it often. Learn the tools mainly purchased by your company and learn the recommended speeds and feeds and DOC for each tool and material type. Learn to be able to correctly and confidently answer any machining related math question that comes up. Even if you have to use a calculator to get the answer, know the formulas. Learn GD&T and other tolerancing systems and how to apply them properly.