Tooling Specialist IV in Fullerton, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description

Position Description   Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) is seeking an skilled machinist.
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; AFSR employs 7,900 people in 13 countries at 39 locations. AFSR is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).

Plans numerical control program to control contour path machining of parts on multiple and complex machining operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Analyzes blueprints to determine dimension and configuration of cuts, selection of cutting tools, and machine speeds and feed rates.
  • 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.
  • Must have experience setting up and operating multiple machines such as CNC and Conventional grinders, lathes and mills
  • Operations are completed to a level to satisfy standards/quotas as listed on blueprints.
  • Checks dimensions and finish to close tolerances. 
  • Determines reference points and direction of machine cutting paths.
  • Computes angular and linear dimensions, radii, and curvatures, and outlines sequence of operations required to machine part.
  • Writes instruction sheets and cutter lists to guide setup and operation of machine.
  • Revises program to eliminate instruction errors or omissions.
  • Makes set-ups by using typical tooling fixtures and indicating target diameters, hole alignments, or spindle run-out.
  • Runs, monitors and troubleshoots equipment in production, adjusting set-up as necessary.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance procedures on equipment.  Assists maintenance in troubleshooting equipment by applying knowledge of individual machine characteristics. 


Basic Qualifications High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; and/or five or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and 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.

 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.