Machining Tech V, Multi Spindle in Torrance, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is seeking an experienced Davenport Operator. This is an opportunity to grow your career at a large, international aerospace company. The position includes competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), a 401k matching program, and paid holidays and vacation. This position is located at our plant in Torrance, CA.
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 32 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).

Primary Purpose
Independently sets up and operates Davenport machines to perform several primary machining operations such as; turning, facing, shaving, chamfering, drilling, counter boring, reaming and threading of raw metal stock to produce precision metal product and trains/mentors new operators in the department
Major Activities
  • Create own layout from part print and determine the Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) and cycle times as required
  • Independently performs set-up within standard time per router; operating, troubleshooting and machine service work
  • Adjusts machine parts, tooling, including sharpening tools on surface or pedestal grinders
  • Responsible for producing and maintaining high level quality parts
  • Work with various types of materials such as Titanium, Inconel, 4130, 17-4, A-286, Aluminum and other stainless steel
  • Perform first piece verification process per part print as required
  • Perform Lock/Out Tag/Out (LOTO) 
  • Run multiple machines as required while maintaining high quality parts, efficiency and productivity per standard time on router
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance sheet daily
  • Takes initiative to perform daily 5s in assigned area and machinery
  • Active involvement in Autonomous Maintenance and process improvements initiatives
  • Train new operators as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet facility goals
Essential Knowledge/Skills  
  • Must have good communication skills and know basic shop math
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 30 lbs
  • Follow all EHS Policies, Procedures and report all incidents immediately


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.​