165141,  CNC Operator - CA -

Category: MAN
Job Title: CNC Operator - CA
Region: CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City: Garden Grove
State: CA
Rate: Up to $12.50 DOE
Duration: 6+ Months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a CNC Operator for an opening in Garden Grove, CA.

Setup of machines through use of proper tools, and the most efficient technique. Align vises, fixtures with indicator to be parallel or square to a reference surface. Indicate position of the fixture and parts. Set axis to correct position by using the right numeric code. Load and unload the program. Participate in the update and maintenance of set up sheets for all parts through the work center. Operate machine with proper guarding in place, report any damaged guarding, tool holders, tools etc. Ensure guards are replaced after set up. Monitor oil levels of machine; keep machine and tools in condition. Check the first part and make sure that all the dimensions are within tolerance. Change and modify programs where applicable. Change tool length and diameter offsets, fixture and pallet offsets. Modify and grind cutting tools as required, and use proper feed and speed for maximum efficiency. Keep production running; debur and prep parts for loading, or clean parts to reload. Check parts, debur, tapping, counter boring and cleaning up tools holders from the previous setup. Prepare tools and fixtures for the next job, get new tools, use regrind tools as required. Make sure to plan ahead when special tools may be required. Follow Health and Safety Policies and practice safe work habits, industrial hygiene and good housekeeping around benches and machines. Identify opportunities for improvement via new tooling, set up reduction concepts and programming changes to improve cost and delivery. Participate in root cause and corrective action identification for inferior quality parts.

Basic computer skills are an asset, Fanuc or Mazak control knowledge is a must
Ability to use all the available measuring tools such as micrometer, dial gauges, deep micrometer, vernier, measuring block, and height gauges
Ability to create layouts, read and interpret blue prints and drawings
Full understanding of geometric tolerances
Ability to identify wear of cutting tools (inserts, drills, end mills, boring bars, etc.)
Ability to change and set cutting tools
Attention to Detail

Work is performed in a machine shop environment;
Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and arms;
Use of equipment including 3-6 axis machines, hand tools, overhead cranes, etc
Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as hard hat, safety shoes, safety goggles, ear plugs, fitted dust mask, etc. as required
Frequent lifting of heavy material up to 50 pounds is required.

Minimum 1 year experience running CNC machines
Aerospace experience preferred
A Certificate of Qualification as a General Machinist or equivalent and additional upgrading courses involving CNC technology required

High school diploma or GED, and certificate from a technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience.

1st or 2nd Shift, Full-Time
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Nate Karlin at
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x184 or (800) 927-9318 x184

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