Machinist - CNC Multi Spindle Operator III in Torrance, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) is looking for an experienced CNC Operator, Multi Spindle. 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 market position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 7,500 people in 13 countries at 38 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).

Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You’ll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries—such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It’s not just a job. It’s a career and a path to the future. You’ll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources, and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.

Primary Purpose of the Job

Independently sets-up, runs and troubleshoots CNC machinery within the standard time per router. Must be familiar with Inter Dimension (ID) and Outer Dimension (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 and supervisor.

Major activities / Key challenges
  • Must be able to follow work order and verbal instructions
  • Understand programming requirements such as; Siemens, Sinumerik and Fanuc controls
  • Make necessary correction to programs per drawing/blue print as required
  • 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
  • Responsible for producing and maintaining high level quality parts
  • Complete a first piece verification form per part number
  • Perform Lock/Out Tag/Out (LOTO)
  • Check all work with appropriate measuring tools, make offsets and edits as required
  • Assist with training and development of entry level operators
  • Active involvement in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Follow all EHS Policies and Safety Procedures. Report all incidents immediately

Essential Knowledge & Skills / Education
  • Must have 7 years of experience
  • Must be able to work from 5am to 6pm Friday through Sunday
  • 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 have excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Must be able to run multiple machines as required
  • Must be willing to cross train and/or assist other departments to meet facility goals
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs (may not exceed per EHS Policies)
  • Understanding of 5S principals; Sort, Simplify, Shine, Standardize and Sustain
  • SPC knowledge highly desirable, mathematical skill and system 22
  • Must be able to use the necessary measuring tools (Micrometers, Calipers, Dial Indicators, Comparator, Gages, etc) as required
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 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.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of Multi Spindle experience