Precision Grinder

Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Job Highlights

Title Precision Grinder
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Compton, 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 Precision Grinder who will load and unload parts in the operation of 3-5 axis CNC mill and lathe machine cells 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 (preferred but not required)

Work Experience

  • 1+ years of experience in machining/grinding
  • Requires basic experience working with mechanical processes and methods such as hand tools, and light equipment such as saws, drills, and pneumatic tools.


  • Interact with production tracking tools such as Labor Track and Shop Trak to charge time to job orders and claim parts at the end of the shift.
  • Load and unload product to be machined in several fixtures and operations.
  • Machine or grind the parts as required per the work instructions.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and 6S standards throughout department and work facility
  • Perform and record in-process inspection actions such as measuring and validating part features in light of customer-supplied dimensional tolerances and specifications.
  • Perform basic deburr operations such as edge breaking and light surface blending using several deburr tools
  • Personally, observe safety and security procedures and the proper use of equipment and materials. Actively promote safety processes and report any safety issues to proper channels for action.
  • Precision OD grinding and precision surface grinding
  • Protect machines and machined products by following processes and procedures such as part loading, being in control of the machine, and safely transporting products over short distances.
  • Transfer parts to the quality department for inspection
  • Work safely under functional safety guidelines such as PPE and equipment interaction.


  • A basic knowledge of deburr tools and methods.
  • A basic knowledge of hand tools and mechanical applications regarding nuts and bolts.
  • A basic knowledge of inspection tools and their proper use.
  • A basic knowledge of part-holding methods and procedures.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced production environment
  • An introductory competence in shop math such as working with fractions and decimals.
  • The ability to interact with computers and CNC controls at a basic level.
  • The ability to read and write English.

Working Conditions

  • Continuously required to move about the facility
  • Regular moderate lifting of parts and material
  • Exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, fumes, odors, and temperature variations


  • 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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