CNC Machinist (4/5-Axis Mill)

Website L3Harris Technologies

CNC Machinist (4/5-Axis Mill) Job Highlights

Title CNC Machinist (4/5-Axis Mill)
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Los Angeles, CA, United States
Company L3Harris Technologies

Company Profile

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea, and cyber domains.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a CNC Machinist (4/5-Axis Mill) who will perform multi-position/contour machining of parts, assemblies, and tooling comprised of a variety of materials including nickel-based superalloys.

Set up and run multiple-axis machine tools including Horizontal Boring Mills, Mill-Turns, VTMCs, 3+ axis mills, and CNC Lathes, with the possibility of manual machine operation as needed.

Be capable of milling, turning, drilling, etc. to machine high-value parts and assemblies to required dimensions and tolerances.

Education Level

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent (preferred)

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a related field


  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, GD&T, specifications, MOR Books, sketches, engineering orders, work instructions, charts, graphs, and other source documents to determine the methods and sequence of operations for the machining of parts and materials and tooling.
  • Perform mathematical calculations using shop math, geometry, and trigonometry to layout center lines, reference points, machining guidelines, and angular dimensions on materials, parts, assemblies, and tooling for machining processes.
  • Apply a working knowledge of machining characteristics of various materials and metals to pre-set cutting tools on the machine. Adapt or improvise tooling where standard tooling is unavailable.
  • Set up and adjust machine controls to include speeds, feeds depth of cut, and proper axis to meet configuration requirements. Perform off-line and in-process machine setups, with the ability to MDI and make program edits on the machine.
  • Operate multi-position machines and perform contouring, profiling, turning, back spot facing, boring, milling, drilling, slotting, and tapping on materials, parts, assemblies, and tooling.
  • Proof numerical control (NC) programs and first article work.
  • Use hand, power tools, and precision measuring instruments to check work in progress and final product for conformance to dimensional, configuration, and surface finish requirements and tolerances.
  • Collect on-machine statistical process control (SPC) data relative to machining operations. Record data and statistics manually or with the aid of a computer or computer-based system


  • Requires the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.
  • In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.



  • Medical with High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
  • A doctor’s service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and your parents


  • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
  • Fertility treatment
  • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
  • Adoption assistance – $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
  • Pet insurance


  • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
  • Dress for your day – wear what works for you at work
  • Legal plan for you, your family, and your parents
  • Discount platform
  • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees

Employer’s Statement

L3Harris Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

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