Machinist IV (Grind RSS) in Sylmar at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) is seeking a Machinist IV (Grind RSS) for our Sylmar, CA location.
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) holds the number one global market position in aerospace fastening systems and rings, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners.  Our rings and 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; 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.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Works under general supervision by supervisor and/or department lead and able to work independently
  • Programs, plans set-up, feed, and pressure dies for machining operation in conjunction with type of material and machine listed (RSS Grinder)
  • Able to set-up machine tools and fixtures for operation to produce parts by adjusting speeds, feeds, pressure, etc. Selects proper coolant, oil, etc. Adjusts flow
  • Operates machine on initial setups to check run. Able to provide first article inspection following setup and adjustments prior to production run
  • Works with RSS Manufacturing to resolve any issues with the equipment.
  • Able to make machine adjustments after setup to bring back into tolerance, SPC during operation for dimensions through measurement for accuracy of parts
  • Performs all work within established standards of production and the piece per hour machine capacity. Records data on system/production documents.
  • Able to interpret shop blueprints, drawings, planning to make complete setups and adjustments
  • Check dies for wear, makes machine adjustments after setup to bring back into tolerance, SPC during operation for dimensions through measurement for accuracy of parts
  • Other duties may be assigned
  • Assists other operations in training as required
  • Perform work at equal or lower grade level
  • Must be willing to work overtime and Saturdays as scheduled


Basic Qualifications:
  • Highschool diploma or GED required
  • Must have knowledge of running air chamfer, brown and sharp machines
  • Minimum of 4 years progressive machine shop experience required
  • 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. 
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • Fastener Industry knowledge preferred