Machinist - 1st shift

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Posted: 02/19/2024 Employment Type: Temporary Industry: ASSEMBLY/MACH OPER/PRODUCTION Pay Rate: $19.00 to $25.00

Job Description

Essential Functions:

· Operate Conventional Milling & Lathe machines including set-up, tool selection, and product fixturing.

· Perform machine setups to obtain close tolerances, fitting, and alignment of machined parts.

· Monitor machine performance and make necessary adjustments to produce material within the Nikkiso quality standard.

· Identify and address any deviations or non-conformities in the machined components.

· Utilize precision measuring tools to inspect and verify the accuracy of machined parts.

· Collaborates with Supervisors & Production Manager to fulfill projects within a weekly schedule.

· Maintain a safe & organized workspace, adhering to safety protocols.

· Performs other related responsibilities, as requested.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above are typically acquired through the levels of education and experience listed. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience that provides an applicant with the listed knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job, may be accepted.


5am-4:30pm M-F; Saturdays are sometimes worked for 5-6 hours.

Job Requirements


· High School Diploma or equivalent

· Proficient in machining principles, tool selection, and cutting parameters.

· Ability to read & interpret engineering drawings and specifications.

· 5+ years related Machining experience. Able to operate with limited guidance in a team environment.

· Knowledge of Quality Assurance Standards

· Ability to create new machine set-ups.

· Effectively Apply Lean Initiatives.

· Demonstrates effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Additional Preferred Skills:

· Bilingual in Spanish

· Lean Methodologies

· Aerospace Manufacturing Experience

Work Environmental and Physical Demands:

· In order to perform the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls.

· The ability to lift up to 25 lbs. may be necessary.

· Overtime may be necessary as the workload dictates. This may include weekdays, weekends, nights, and/or holidays.

· Job will generally be performed in a Manufacturing environment.

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