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Manufacturing Associate

Butler Aerospace and Defense
Sylmar, California, United States
December 04, 2018


Job Title: Machine Operator/MFG Associate - Junior Level

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

Location: Sylmar, CA (91342)

Duration: 3-6 months Temp to Perm

Work Hours: 7:30/8am-3:30/4pm

Pay Rate: $15/hr (overtime is offered!)

We are looking for Junior Level Machine Operators/Manufacturing Associates to join our team!

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, performs production activities, which require a working knowledge of various processes, operations and machines.

Sets up and operates production machinery and equipment for production operations and assists co-workers with these processes.

The work covers duties such as setting up and operating production machinery (e.g. injection and/or compression presses, punch presses, drill presses, grinders, traub, fusion machine, vibrators, sandblast and die installing, tapping heads, etc.).

Primary Responsibilities:

Operates production machinery according to specifications and makes adjustments to machinery to correct problems or errors.

Inspects work pieces.

Fills out hour by hour boards and any other related documents.

Cleans and lubricates production machinery.

Uses judgment and initiative to solve problems.

Maintain the highest ethical standards, even when challenged from above.


2-4 years in manufacturing/production experience.

Must have prior punch press experience.

Recognizes quality and/or efficiency issues and recommends corrective action.

Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete tasks.

Uses judgment and initiative to solve problems.

Must possess ability to read and interpret blueprints.

Requires ability to operate punch presses, drill presses, air presses, and cutting machines, perform deburring -operations, etc.

Must be able to use precision tools and gauges.

Receives general instructions on assignments and is able to provide guidance to other employees.

Must be able to effectively communicate in English.

Education/Previous Experience Requirements:

High school education or general education degree (GED), 2-4 years of production experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

Must live within 10-15 miles away from Sylmar, CA

Must successfully pass both criminal background check and drug test.

Must be US Person ( US Citizen or Permanent Resident)

FOR US CITIZENS - Must have original copy of US birth certificate and Photographic ID (Driver's or Identification) OR Active Passport OR Certificate of Naturalization

FOR PERMANENT RESIDENTS - Permanent Resident Card/Green Card. Documents are required in order to enter the premises for in-person interviews due to ITAR regulations.

Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is proud to provide an equal opportunity workplace and be an affirmative action employer. Consider Butler because we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We recognize that we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and the communities where we are located. Employment with Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is governed on the basis of qualifications and competence without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.