Machinist - Grinder II in Fullerton, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/12/2020

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) is seeking a skilled Grinder with CNC experience to work in our Manufacturing Facility in Fullerton, CA..
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) serves the global aerospace, automotive, and commercial transportation markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of fastening system solutions and seamless rolled rings in our industry. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs 7,900 people in 13 countries at 39 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Sets up and operates grinding equipment, including but not limited to, Thru feed grinders, Blohm grinders, Conversion grinders, Magerle flat dies, Magerle veri-lite, Point grinders, Centerless grinders, cylindrical dies, Normac grinders and Studer grinders and any other type of grinder for production and experimental work orders.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works with Fanuc and Siemens Controls on CNC Grinders, lathes and Mills;
  • Sets up and runs multiple machines such as CNC and conventional grinders lathes and Mills;
  • Plans the set-up and sequence of operations on special and assigned grinding work by studying work orders, part prints, engineering drawings or other instructions;
  • Sets up and operates squaring dies, buffing dies and chamfer dies, following set up procedures, including through-feed and in-feed grinding machines; using proper blades, profile templates and appropriate die mounds for jobs;
  • Check dimensions, finish, material and nature of part to determine feed and speed and other set-up information to hold specified tolerances and obtain required finish;
  • Make complete set-up of all grinders by selecting and mounting suitable type, size and grade of grinding wheel, holding fixtures and attachments;
  • Positions, aligns, and secures parts, using any type of holding fixture that may be required;
  • Make machine adjustments, dress, true and shape grinding wheels as required;
  • Changes wheels, and dresses wheels to prescribed forms; straight grinding or profiled grinding;
  • Check parts for finish and dimension with use of precision measuring instruments;
  • Make such minor repairs as may be required in set-up and operations;
  • May set-up machines for operation by others.


Basic Qualifications:
  • 3 years of experience with CNC’s and Grinders in a machine shop environment;
  • 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.