Machining Tech II - Screw Machine Apprentice in Fullerton, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for an Apprentice in our Screw Machine Department. This position is located at our Aerospace manufacturing plant in Fullerton, 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 31 locations.  AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Under the direction of a Sr. Machinist, Lead person or Supervisor, operates and learns to set up multiple spindle automatic screw machines to produce parts consistent with print specifications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Learns to make complete set up of automatic screw machines.
  • Selects, mounts, and adjusts cutting tools; regulates time cycles; sets machine speeds, feeds and stops.                 
  • Selects and positions gears and cams as called out on screw machine layout. 
  • Works from orders, screw machine part prints and screw machine layouts.            
  • Operates machines to perform turning, drilling, reaming, facing, tapping, threading, forming and other operations within the capacity of the machine.         
  • Sets up machine to produce parts to close tolerances.  Checks parts intermittently to specified dimensions. 
  • Recognizes improper machine functioning or cutting action of tools; troubleshoots and makes proper adjustments. 
  • Re sharpens tooling using support equipment.
  • Applies complete knowledge of machinist’s hand and measuring tools. 
  • Applies knowledge of metals, alloys, cutting oils and coolants, as required.                            
  • Checks parts with standard gauges or precision measuring instruments and submits parts for “first article” inspection as required;
  • Apprentices are required to complete multiple courses during the 4 year program including blue print reading, shop math and Quality.                                                        


Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma/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.