Machinist IV (Hot Heading) in Sylmar at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) is seeking a Machinist IV 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:
  • Work under general supervision and guidance from supervisor and able to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Follows blueprints, shop drawings, planning, etc. to perform typical operations for department as directed
  • Must be able to interpret basic to moderate blueprint, shop drawings, and planning documents; and general understanding of interpreting complex blueprint drawings
  • Will work under the direction of immediate supervisor; higher labor grade machinist and/or department lead in carrying out cycle time reduction and process improvement initiatives
  • With minimal assistance able to set-up machine to produce sample products. 
  • Must be able to inspects samples for dimensional accuracy and obvious material damage. 
  • Working with department lead refines machine set-up by readjusting or replacing tooling as required to produce sample fasteners with proper dimensions for further machining and that are free of obvious material damage.
    Able to submit sample fasteners to Quality department for any required first article inspection
    Must be able to inspect products as needed (visually and with gauges) to verify proper condition and operation of machine and tooling
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be willing to work overtime and Saturdays as scheduled


Basic Qualifications:
  • Highschool Diploma or GED required
  • 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.