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CNC Machinist - 2nd Shift

Vista, CA 92081

Posted: 06/27/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Direct Category: Machinists Job Number: 82315

  • Job Summary

    Create and maintain all CNC CAD files and CAM programs for his/her assigned product line(s) ensuring that all internal and external customer requirements are met.  Transforms customer supplied engineering into CAD data, creates tool paths from CAD data, and then creates G-Code that allows machines to run.  In all cases the CNC programs will run the machine at optimum efficiency with 100% quality.  It is expected all programs will run without problems.  This position will also create an internal drawing to be used by the production floor in lieu of original customer engineering.   These internal drawings will meet very specific internal requirements that have been developed to assure 100% quality and delivery.  In all actions, support Quality Policy, Mission Statement and other company policies and procedures by supporting our commitment to total customer satisfaction, quality products and services, lean processes, continuous improvement, on-time delivery, safety, teaming, individual accountability and respect for people.


    Essential Duties And Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    · Acts as a liaison between the product lines and applicable customer service cells.

    · Creates comprehensive CNC programs and internal drawings designed to provide production operators with all instructions and specifications necessary to effectively fabricate quality parts on time.

    · Researches and incorporates engineering and/or purchase order changes into CNC programs and internal drawings.

    · Modify existing programs to meet shop floor performance improvement requests.

    · Prioritizes work to ensure 100% on-time delivery.

    · Cross-trains and support other team positions as required including the operation and set-up of machinery.  

    · Will be able to diagnose and correct program problems.

    · Will be able to assist in machine problems.  Will become an expert on the machines they are programming for.

    · All duties as assigned by the Supervisor and/or other members of the management team.

    Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

    Education and/or Experience 

    Associate' s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or 1 year minimum related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Comprehensive knowledge of all customer drawings, specs or other engineering tools. Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing flows, sequences, and capabilities of assigned product lines. Thorough understanding of the CAD/CAM software system. Ability to read measuring equipment (micrometer, calipers, protractor, height gages, scale and radius gages, etc.).


    Language Skills 

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Fluency in both Spanish and English preferred.


    Special Requirements 

    Flexibility to work overtime as required.

    Must be able to travel to other company plants for training.



    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

    Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.

    Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence.

    Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

    Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

    Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

    Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

    Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

    Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

    Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

    Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed. Generates suggestions for improving work.

    Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds using the buddy system.  

    Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to vibration.   The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

    In order to comply with U.S. government regulations applicable to this position, all applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or a “ protected individual”, as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

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