Machinist

Job opening ID
1894

Posting title
Machinist

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
30 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
•Responsible for setting up and operating a variety of machine tools such as CNC Mills, CNC Lathes, Bridgeport Mills, Grinders, Jig Bores, etc. to fabricate metal or non-metallic parts, mechanisms, tools, etc. to exact tolerances and dimensions 
•Manufacture high tolerance precision parts as required on first or second shift 
•Meet approved estimates for machined work on a variety of projects and types of equipment 
•Work closely with shop leads, Manufacturing Engineers, and Cognizant Engineers to develop process plans and suggest methods to assist in the manufacturability of designs 
•Follow established work instructions

Overview Fabricates metallic and nonmetallic parts, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout techniques, operating conventional, special-purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers. Typical Functions Checks blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements. Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers. Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media. Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required. Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data. Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks. May specialize in setting up and operating NC machines and machining centers or set up and operate NC machines linked to automated storage, retrieval devices.

Required Skills:
•Typically requires a High School diploma with a minimum of 8 years of related experience or an Associate’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of related experience or a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 1 year of related experience and related required training 
•Must have extensive understanding, technical expertise and experience in the following areas: Fabricating high precision parts; programming, setup, and operation of shop equipment with extensive experience on FADALS, Bridgeports with EZ Track or Accu-Rite Millpower controls, Hardinge lathes, Mori-Seiki CNC Lathes, precision grinders, jig bore equipment; Makino 3 axis CNC mills, CAM tools such as: Gibbs, Mastercam, Esprit, or Unigraphics; Blueprint reading and an in-depth awareness of (ASME Y14.5) Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (G,D,&T) and ability to inspect and be responsible for your own work is required, and an understanding of the behaviors and stresses of titanium and aluminum during material removal 
•Required to work 5/40 or 9/80 schedule as needed, work with the team, get along well and follow directions well, work independently in a safe, neat and organized manner 

Desired Skills:
•8 years experiences as a CNC Machinist preferred 
•Leadership experience 
•Extensive understanding, technical expertise and programming/set-up experience in the following areas: Bridgeport EZ Trak SX or DX, Bridgeport V2XT with CAD/CAM software, and FADAL VMC, Makino VMC 

Number of positions
1

Location
Pasadena

State
California