Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Job Highlights

Title Machinist
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience 1+ Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location South Gate, 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 hiring a Machinist who will load and unload parts in the 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 Equivalent (required)
  • 1-year certificate from a College or Technical Trade School (preferred)

Work Experience

  • 1+ years of related experience or training (required)
  • Experience in manufacturing (preferred)


  • Ability to adjust offsets
  • Ability to load and indicate fixtures
  • Ability to operate mills and grinders.
  • Ability to operate CNC equipment.
  • Ability to read blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, and specifications
  • Comply with PCC Code of Conduct Requirements and all PCC Cardinal Rules (e.g. Quality and Safety).
  • Have a basic understanding of GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerance)
  • Knowledge of basic machine setup and tool selection.
  • Knowledge of basic machine work settings and toll offsets
  • Knowledge of Lathe Setup
  • Maintain accuracy by setting up first run proofing
  • Maintain machine control “distance to go”
  • Maintain SPC Control
  • Manage tool wear to ensure part protection
  • Perform proper inspections of general tools, such as but not limited to height gauges, bore gauges, profilometer, etc.
  • Respond to machining process quality queues “i.e. Surface Finish” to ensure quality
  • The ability to operate 2x Lathes simultaneously
  • Work safely under functional safety guidelines such as PPE and equipment interaction.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to read blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, and specifications
  • The ability to maintain accuracy by setting up first-run proofing
  • The ability to operate 2x lathes simultaneously
  • The ability to set up a machine and basic tool selection
  • The ability to understand GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerance)

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk and sit.
  • Occasionally lifts or moves 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

  • Manufacturing and laboratory environments
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


  • 401k Match
  • Gym Membership Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Quarterly Cash Bonus Program
  • Shift Differential for Off Shifts (including weekends)

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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