Machining Associate I

Website Parker Hannifin

Machining Associate I Job Highlights

Title Machining Associate I
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Manufacturing
Location San Diego, CA, United States
Company Parker Hannifin

Company Profile

Parker Hannifin manufactures motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets. The company specializes in the design, manufacture, and distribution of compressed air/gas treatment, on-site gas generation systems, and clean air solutions.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Machining Associate I who will operate CNC machines that manufacture metal parts and materials.

Maintains CNC machines and related equipment to ensure that systems run smoothly with assistance from on-site leadership.

Responsible for escalating issues to the appropriate level if problems arise while operating the machine.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Experience

  • 1+ years of experience operating CNC machines
  • 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with measuring tools such as calipers, micrometers, and gauges (preferred)


  • Deburr parts per specification requirements using hand-held power tools.
  • Follow established safety and environmental policies, procedures, and methods applicable to the work area.
  • Inspect parts to ensure they meet quality standards and make necessary adjustments to machine settings.
  • Load raw materials and parts onto the machines.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot the CNC machines as needed
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and technical drawings to determine machine set-up and production methods.
  • Set machines to complete full cycles to fabricate a large number of parts.
  • Set up and operate CNC machines (Fadal and Mori Seiki) to perform tasks such as drilling, grinding, milling, etc.
  • Supervise the machines while tasks are executed and ask site leadership for help to make any necessary adjustments to produce a better result.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.


  • A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach.
  • Ability to learn skills in operating CNC machinery and tooling as well as precision measurement tools.
  • Ability to learn to read and interpret mechanical documents and drawings.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English.
  • Ability to work and train from verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of machine setup, computer programming, and CAD/CAM (preferred)

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to repeatedly load and unload parts from machinery
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work for extended periods of time at a workstation while sitting
  • Ability to use hands and fingers for detailed work over extended periods of time

Employer’s Statement

Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company takes all employment decisions regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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