CNC Operator II in Torrance, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a CNC 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
With minimum supervision, sets-up and runs assigned CNC Machines within the standard time per router. Must be familiar with programming and editing. Must be familiar with ID and OD threading. Must be willing to work in team environment. Must be able to use various types of measuring tools. Be familiar with various types of materials. Work closely with leads.
Major Activities
  • Must be able to follow work order and verbal instructions
  • Run multiple machines as required
  • Actively employs set-up reduction techniques to minimize “internal” activities, drive down change-over times and increase productivity
  • Maintains a clean and orderly workplace in accordance with 5S standards
  • Active involvement in Autonomous Maintenance program
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance per daily schedule
  • Perform first piece verification process per part print as required
  • Responsible for producing and maintaining high level quality parts
  • Perform Lock/Out Tag/Out (LOTO)
  • Run production parts according to specifications, work instructions and quality standards
  • Check all work with appropriate measuring tools and make offsets and edits as required
  • Active involvement in continuous improvement initiatives  
  • Follow all EHS Policies and Procedures. Report all incidents immediately
Essential Knowledge/Skills
  • Must be able to read and interpret blue prints and work instructions
  • Understanding of cutting tools (offset and geometry) and must know “G” and “M” Codes
  • Must know basic troubleshooting
  • Must be able to move and lift up to 30 lbs (may not exceed per EHS policies)
  • Understanding of 5S principals; Sort, Simplify, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain
  • Must be able to use the necessary measuring tools (Micrometers, Calipers, Dial Indicators, Comparator, Gages, etc) as required
  • Must be Lock, Tag, and Verify (LTV) authorized within a year of employment 
  • SPC knowledge highly desirable, mathematical skill and system 22 
  • Must have good communication skills 
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English 


Basic Requirements
  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 3 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.