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Torrance, California, United States
February 22, 2018

Major purpose: We currently have a opening for a skilled MACHINIST at our Torrance, California location. In this full-time hourly position, you will carry out precision machine work, including the planning, lay-out, set-up, and operation of all types of machine tools, to perform machining operations or modifications of specialized fixtures and tooling requiring a high level of skill and job knowledge. You'll plan sequences of operations and methods to completely lay out and set up work for the entire project, including any temporary tooling and production aids that may be needed. In addition, you will utilize precision measuring instruments to progressively confirm dimensional accuracy of work in progress.

Major functions: You will need at least eight years of journey-level machinist experience, with thorough knowledge of the safe and proper use of all related equipment as well as finishes and machining characteristics of various types of plastics and metals.

Technical/Functional skills: • Demonstrated ability to lay out complex parts for projects requiring extensive use of shop mathematics, including geometry and trigonometry, is necessary

• Sets up and operates Honing machines, drilling machine, EDM, conventional lathes and mills, center less grinders and other tools

• Performs complete in-process operations on envelop assemblies and other parts requiring precision honing, gun drilling and machining

• The ability to establish exact dimensions or more suitable configurations or material substitutions (when not specified) is needed.

• Must be able to work from oral and written instructions and rough sketches that provide a general outline of experimental or developmental projects.

• The ability to plan and execute projects quickly and effectively with minimum lost time, scrap, and rejections is required.

• You should be able to effectively work with supervisors and engineering personnel on design problems and the development of alternative methods and procedures.

This position may have opportunities for weekday and weekend OT.