3rd shift CNC Machinist "A" & "B"

Irvine, CA, US
Job ID: 22162
Req ID: 178759.1
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 2019-06-19 00:32:04

Company Profile:

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries.  PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion-dollar Company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries.  PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Business Profile: 

PCC Fasteners offers comprehensive product lines that cover virtually every aerospace fastening application, we produce fasteners, precision components, tooling, and engineered system solutions for the automotive, defense, industrial machinery, and other performance-driven markets

PCC Fasteners products' manufacturing operations are spread over four continents, forming a network of industry-leading companies, which enables our customers to utilize our experience and deep product knowledge wherever they need it. Embedded in a culture of continuous improvement, our assets and industry leadership insure that we will consistently deliver our customers the best value in the markets we serve.

Location Profile:

Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Shur-Lok manufactures fastening systems with superior locking devices for critical requirements including engine module assembly, structural assembly, rotor blade attachment, and aircraft engine shaft and spindle applications.  Operations at the Irvine location include CNC Machining, CNC Waterjet Cutting, Laser Marking, Heat Treating, NDT, and EDM.


Position Summary:

The CNC Machinist is responsible for setting up and operating computer numerical control lathes/mills and machining centers to cut, shape, or form metalwork pieces to specification.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform sets up and operate CNC machining equipment, lathe or mills.

  • Performs basic set up of equipment, according to instructions.

  • Produces parts in accordance with production rates and quality standards.

  • Selects the best tooling to be used while working with (A286) (Inconel 718) (4340 Material) (Titanium) and machining method for the particular job. Assembles cutting tools in tool holders and positions tool holders in machine spindles as specified, or inserts cutting tools in specified machine magazines.

  • Manipulates controls and enters commands to index cutting tools to specified set point and to start machine.

  • Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions such as worn or damaged cutting tools. Replaces and adjust cutting tools, as needed.

  • Grinds work tools to meet production requirements.

  • Removes metal chips from tools and equipment and disposes of them in the proper container.

  • Measures work piece for conformance to specifications.

  • May hand Deburr or sand parts, as needed.

  • Notified supervisor or lead of discrepancies.

 Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years related experience setting up and running CNC lathes, mills and technical school training.

  • Knowledge of G & M Coding.

  • Basic CNC Programming.

  • Must have knowledge of shop practices and procedures, ability to read blueprints, and ability to use hand tools and measuring instruments.

  • Attention to detail and an attitude of 100% compliance with all company and regulatory requirements.

  • High energy level and ability to work flexible hours.

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

  • Able to set up and operate computer numerical control lathe, mills.

  • Machine Set Up –.Demonstrate the ability to set up CNC machines without assistance, including:  basic loading program; selecting and installing cutting tools; selecting and setting appropriate feeds and speeds; checking and maintaining machine coolant; selecting and installing special attachments. Identify machine malfunctions and inform supervisor of any errors.

  • Mathematical Skill – Demonstrate the ability to apply mathematical operations to validate, analyze variance, and correlation techniques. 

  • Blueprint Reading & Interpretation Demonstrate the ability to reliably read and interpret the following:  drawing terms; call outs; symbols and/or descriptions; types of lines; front view; side view; top view; section view; types of radii; tolerances (min. and max.); external/internal thread; surface finish; fastener-related specifications.

  • Basic Visual & Dimensional Inspection Demonstrate the ability to inspect parts reliably using the following tools:  caliper (dial and digital); micrometer (stand, blade, and disk); dial drop indicator; test indicator; comparator; pin gage; gage block set; any functional gages applicable to the operator. Ability to use hand tools and measuring instruments.

  • Workmanship – Demonstrate the ability to identify and take appropriate action to prevent, correct, or reject the following conditions on die and tools parts:  cracks; nicks, scratches and dents.

  • Communication – Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with team members to achieve cooperation and assistance needed to resolve problems and attain maximum productivity.

Desired Skills:

  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently as well as work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints and procedure manuals.

  • Knowledge of shop practices and procedures.


  • Certificate from college or technical school, minimum a High School Diploma.


The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform functions.

Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.