CNC Machinist 4/5-Axis Mill (2nd Shift)

Job Title: CNC Machinist 4/5-Axis Mill

Job Code: UW190A

Job Location: Canoga Park, CA

Job Schedule: 9/80 2nd Shift

Job Description:

We are seeking a CNC Machinist 4/5-Axis Mill to join our facility in Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area). Union position. 2nd shift.

Enjoy work/life balanceat our Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area) site. At this facility, we design & manufacture rocket engines and unique power systems that support space exploration & the defense of our nation such as NASA’s SLS, Lockheed Martin’s THAAD, Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser, and the Mars Perseverance Rover.

Essential Functions:

Perform multi-position/contour machining of parts, assemblies and tooling comprised of a variety of materials including nickel-based super alloys. Setup and run multiple axis machine tools including Horizontal Boring Mills, Mill-Turns, VTMC’s, 3+ axis mills, CNC Lathes, with the possibility of manual machine operation as needed. Candidate should be capable of milling, turning, drilling, etc. to machine high value parts and assemblies to required dimensions and tolerances.

  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, GD&T, specifications, MOR Books, sketches, engineering orders, work instructions, charts, graphs and other source documents to determine the methods and sequence of operations for the machining of parts and materials and tooling.
  • Perform mathematical calculations using shop math, geometry and trigonometry to layout center lines, reference points, machining guide lines and angular dimensions on materials, parts, assemblies and tooling for machining processes.
  • Apply a working knowledge of machining characteristics of various materials and metals to pre-set cutting tools on the machine. Adapt and/or improvise tooling where standard tooling is unavailable.
  • Set up and adjust machine controls to include speeds, feeds and depth of cut, and proper axis to meet configuration requirements. Perform off-line and in-process machine setups, with the ability to MDI and make program edits at machine.
  • Operate multi-position machines and perform contouring, profiling, turning, back spot facing, boring, milling, drilling, slotting and tapping on materials, parts, assemblies and tooling.
  • Proof numerical control (NC) programs and first article work.
  • Use hand, power tools and precision measuring instruments to check work in progress and final product for conformance to dimensional, configuration and surface finish requirements and tolerances.
  • Collect on machine statistical process control (SPC) data relative to machining operations. Record data and statistics manually or with the aid of a computer or computer-based system


High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Minimum of 5 years of experience in related field.

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