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Machinist III - Sylmar, CA

Sylmar, CA

Order: 65029

This position is in Sylmar, CA.


Required Skills, Training, and Experience to Perform the Essential Functions:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing machine tooling and measuring equipment (Mills, Lathes, Mic’s, Calipers, etc.)

  • Basic Shop Math and blue print reading.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with operating CNC machinery and or in a machine shop environment.

  • Understand operation of CNC machines, advanced CNC (G &M) programing code.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)

  • Ability to understand and write “G” CNC machine language. Complete understanding of programming using MasterCam or Esprit software.

  • Sets up mills and lathes and creates setup instructions for production use.

  • Creates tooling fixtures for prototype and futures production runs.

  • Supports Engineering with fixture design and fabrication.

  • Work with Engineering on process improvements and new product introduction.

  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, Inspection of first run part, sample work pieces, and submits first article to QC insuring all customer requirements are met.

  • Create and update current WI (Work Instructions) for setup and production processes.

  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.

  • Collects in process critical dimensional data insuring that all Statistical Process Control (SPC) requirements are met.

  • Documents actions by completing daily production and quality logs.

  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to all safety procedures and regulations.

  • Identify and correct any possible safety hazards.

  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; reports necessary repairs to direct supervisor.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.