CNC Machinist I

Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Job Highlights

Title CNC Machinist I
Type Full Time
Experience 0-2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Dillon, SC, 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 I who will load, and unload parts in operation of 2-5 axis CNC/Automated mill and lathe machine tools to produce complex machined aerospace parts.

Responsible for in-process inspection of machined products, which requires basic competencies in shop math, hand-measuring tools, and documentation.

Responsible for some deburr operations as well as basic preventative machine maintenance, which includes coolant and lube levels and area cleanliness.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED (required)
  • CNC Operator/Machinist Diploma or Certification (preferred)
  • Machine Tool Technology Degree (a definite plus)

Work Experience

  • 0-2 years of manufacturing experience operating CNC mills or lathes; prior military experience; or technical certification/degree


  • Adheres to quality processes including in-process inspections to ensure compliance with quality specifications.
  • Communicates with manufacturing on first-piece acceptance and stopping processes due to failing parts.
  • Load and unload products and fixtures on assigned CNC machine.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area to 6S standards.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts through verbal or documented communication for required actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains machines in operational condition by performing daily preventive maintenance checks of oil levels and coolant concentration, reporting any machine abnormalities to the shift team leader or supervisor.
  • Pass or fail parts in QMS.
  • Perform machining operations from drawings and written work instructions.
  • Performs visual inspections of machine parts.
  • Report nonconforming parts to shift lead, supervisor, or engineering.
  • Responsible for his/her part quality and utilizes standard and customer measuring equipment to perform dimensional checks.
  • Utilize basic mathematical skills to measure and record dimensional items with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.


  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and a high volume of work on a deadline.
  • Ability to professionally communicate and work cooperatively with others.
  • As required, must be able to pass any Customer-required testing/machining specifications about their parts and standards.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Basic English language skills and the ability to read, follow, and interpret planning and work order instructions.
  • Basic math skills include adding, subtracting, multiplication, division, and fractions.
  • Basic PC skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Verbal and written skills in following directions in transferring instructions into action.
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required due to government military contracts.
  • Willingness to learn.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes, odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside noise vibration, standing on concrete for long hours, and wet or uneven surfaces.
  • Constant exposure to the indoor manufacturing environment
  • Constant exposure to moderate noise
  • Must be able to work any shift including overtime, weekends, and holidays if scheduled.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 35 pounds on a repetitive basis.
  • Must be able to reach and work above and below the shoulder level.
  • Must be able to safely operate an overhead crane.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist, and work at heights on an intermittent basis for up to 12 hours.
  • Must be able to wear all the required Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Must be able to work with and around forklifts and hazardous machinery.
  • Requires hand manipulation including simple grasping, pushing, and pulling of materials.
  • Visual acuity skill to detect any flaws in the parts being inspected.

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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