CNC Machinist

Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Job Highlights

Title CNC Machinist (Lathe)
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience 2-4 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Gardena, CA, United States
Company Precision Castparts Corporation

Company Profile

Precision Castparts is a market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures, and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. The company also produces airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a CNC Machinist (Lathe) who will operate 2-5 axis CNC/Automated machine cells as well as standalone machines, which requires basic machine setup including preparing and setting up fixtures and cutting tools, as well as loading and adjusting CNC programs and offsets.

Ability to use more advanced quality inspection tools and techniques such as height and air gauges and bench inspection.

Basic competencies in print reading and common CNC G and M codes.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED (preferred but not required)

Work Experience

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience


  • Follow standard procedures to check, test, log in, log out, and run good quality parts, coordinating with the department supervisor or lead person during the process.
  • May adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if the machine malfunctions.
  • Read shop traveler or blueprint to determine specified requirements, tolerances, and sequences of operations for machine setup.
  • Review shop travelers to verify that prior operations have been completed before starting the process.
  • Set up and operate numerical control machine tools that automatically drill and ream metal parts.
  • Work safely under functional safety guidelines such as PPE and equipment interaction.


  • A basic knowledge of inspection tools such as micrometers, calipers, comparators, etc.
  • A basic knowledge of machine tools.
  • An introductory competence in shop math such as working with fractions and decimals.
  • Basic blueprint reading competencies.
  • Capable of setting up and running parts as required.
  • The ability to interpret written instructions on shop travelers.
  • The ability to read and write English.


  • Company’s Quarterly Cash Bonus Plan
  • Paid time off every year
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance
  • Company’s 401(k) plan

Employer’s Statement

Precision Castparts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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