CNC Machinist

Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Job Highlights

Title CNC Machinist
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Paramount, 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 looking for a CNC Machinist who will be responsible for safely machining parts within the required tolerances as defined on the blueprint.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED (required)
  • Technical or professional certification (preferred) or completion of an appropriate apprenticeship program

Work Experience

  • Experience using Fanuc controls and Mori Seiki CNC’s


  • Accurately works from shop orders to ensure the manufacture of quality part
  • Assists in keeping equipment and working area clean and orderly.
  • Communicate with internal customers, fellow associates, supervisors, and management as required.
  • Comply with PCC Code of Conduct Requirements.
  • Conducts pre-operational inspections of equipment or tooling as required
  • Identification and inspection of parts upon completion.
  • Maintain accurate and timely daily work logs, equipment maintenance records, and other documents as required.
  • Perform all duties safely and collaboratively and immediately report any potentially dangerous conditions or other safety concerns to a supervisor.
  • Promote and comply with good safety practices and habits, including but not limited to, the use of all PPE, ensuring guards and safety features are working.
  • Stacks and organizes parts onto pallets using a forklift.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to change tooling and inserts.
  • Ability to conduct safe operation of a crane.
  • Ability to follow standard machine operating procedures
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. per EHS
  • Ability to measure parts using standard measuring devices, including a tape measure
  • Ability to obtain and maintain valid forklift certification as required
  • Ability to read and understand CNC programs.
  • Ability to read, understand directions on work instructions, and complete paperwork as needed.
  • Ability to record and enter operations data as required
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and take the initiative to correct or seek immediate assistance.
  • Ability to troubleshoot programs and setups with limited training.
  • Ability to work in a non-temperature-controlled environment, with exposure to dust and fumes
  • Ability to work overtime, including weekends, on short notice as needed
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic math skills and weight calculations, including the use of shrinkage charts
  • Basic skills in reading and understanding manufacturing documents, such as POs and work instructions in English
  • Drive, determination, and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results
  • Identification and inspection of parts upon completion; Accuracy and attention to detail key.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods
  • Proven engagement in safety requirements
  • Sense of urgency and comfort working in a fast-paced environment with a variety of simultaneous projects
  • Team Mentality
  • Understanding of and ability to follow preventative maintenance process

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of metal work process a plus
  • Forklift and overhead crane experience a plus

Physical Demand

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly lift or move up to 35 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.
  • Frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


  • 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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