CNC Machine Operator



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City of Industry

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Los Angeles, CA - Metro - (USA) 15821 Ventura Blvd Suite 148 CA Encino , CA 91436

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Manpower is currently hiring CNC Machine Operators to support our client's team, based out of the City of Industry, California!

Job Summary: With minimal supervision, sets-up and operates various CNC multi axis mills and dual spindle lathes with live tooling including editing programs and use of precision measuring tools while adhering to all safety requirements.

Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

Working from engineering blueprints, machines parts to very close tolerances and specified finishes

Must be able to adjust offsets on the machine and change inserts and tools as needed

Inspect and approve your own machined parts and conduct Statistical Process Control as required

Check and verify machine maintenance has been done on equipment

When required, edit programs to machine special parts and tools

Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of speeds and feeds based on various raw materials being machined

Set-up and operates various CNC mills and lathes insuring machine cycle times and tool life is optimized

Must be able to tear down set-ups and prepare tooling for the next job prior to finishing the current job. For example, should be preparing the next set-up while the machine is in cycle time.

Continuously improve machine set-up times and switch overs. Participates in Rapid Continuous Improvement (RCI) Kaizen

The CNC operator may also assist on equipment they are not familiar with to gain experience and learn new processes. For example, CNC grinding equipment.

Other related tasks as assigned

The skills we are looking for:

Must be thoroughly familiar with related Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

High School graduate or equivalent

Strong math skills

CNC machining certificate preferred

Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of machining codes

3 to 5 years of successful experience operating various CNC mills and lathes including 5 Axis Mills and dual spindle CNC lathes with live tooling

Must have knowledge of metallurgy and various raw materials including plastics

Ability to read and interpret blueprints Specialty Tools

Ability to use Micrometers, Calipers, Height gage and all other precision measuring equipment including the comparator

Ability to pass programming codes competence test

Programming knowledge helpful but not necessary

Physical Demand

Moderate lifting required

Exposure to various coolants commonly found in machine shop

Work Environment

Manufacturing and machine shop environments

Must wear steel toe shoes and safety glasses when in the plant

Must comply with Job Safety Analysis (JSA), and all applicable safety and environmental rules and regulations

Payrate Range: $18.00 - $22.00

Work Schedule: 4:00PM - 2:30AM (Monday-Friday) / 12:30PM - 9:00PM (Saturday)

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