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Machinist IV - Grind in Sylmar, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 4/26/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) is seeking a Machinist IV in our Grinding department at 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:
  • Ability to work under limited supervision
  • Must have good communication skills and know basic shop math
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, work instructions, policies and procedures in English
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence as required
  • Able to cover department topics as required in Daily Management meetings
  • Must be able to demonstrate and perform set-ups for departments standard operating machines
  • Must be able to demonstrate and perform basic troubleshooting logic
  • Ability to provide first article inspection following setup and make appropriate adjustments (if applicable) prior to production runs
  • Ability to train and share knowledge to others in department as required
  • Able to demonstrate and perform calculation of feeds and speeds
  • Must have knowledge of all measuring instruments and gages for their departments’ operations
  • Reviews work for completeness and quality of workmanship
Key Requirements:
  • Must be willing to work overtime and Saturdays as scheduled
  • Must be able to work in fast-paced environment


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