CNC Machinist - 2nd Shift in Gardena, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/24/2022

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CNC Machinist - 2nd Shift

Job Description

Job Summary:  The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. 

This position is responsible for setting up and operating the CNC (Computer Numerical Controlled) Multi-Axis machines, Vertical/Gantry/Horizontal rotary (4th) axis mills, CC Lathes/Routers and/or 5 axis Core mills.

Essential Functions:  The following description has been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification.  Each job function will be conducted within the quality standards described in the Quality Policy and Safety Rules.  Other duties may be assigned.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Fully qualified in the operation of 3 and 4 Axis CNC milling machines, manual machining/honing/grinding equipment, for production/fabrication of precision machine parts

Sets up machines, adjusts, verifies part conformity to blue print/specification and operates machines to perform a series of progressive machining operations to close and exacting tolerances and finish specifications requiring considerable skill and knowledge of machining techniques and methods

Capable of independently selecting proper tools for set up and operation of Multi-Axis CNC equipment and a variety of manual/automatic machines

When qualified by experience to operate 4th Axis Horizontal/Gantry milling equipment, may operate 5 axis core mills with assistance and guidance from area leads

When qualified by experience to operate 5 axis core mills, may operate 4-axis horizontal’s or CNC lathes with assistance and guidance from area leads

Sets up all tools, performs related bench work and verifies part conformity using precision measuring equipment as required

Set up machines with furnished jigs and fixtures to machine production parts

May operate multiple machines

Performs SPC (Statistical Process Control) charting as required

Assists area leads in process debug, providing potential solutions to common machining problems

Provides input to area lead/supervisor regarding processes that are not capable for either quality or production effectiveness

Reads/follows shop order/planning instructions, maintains material traceability and performs written entries into shop orders, as required by planning and company procedures

Records entries into Machine Event Logs, reflecting actions taken during machining operations, or providing information for following shifts

Will transact operation movements in CinCom for jobs worked/completed


Skills & Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Efficient use of CNC Multi-Axis machines, CNC Lathes/Routers and/or 5 axis Core mills

Demonstrated use of manual machining/honing/grinding equipment

Capable of independently selecting proper tools for set up and operation of Multi-Axis CNC equipment and a variety of manual/automatic machines

Proficient ability to read/understand blue print/specifications

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand

The employee is occasionally required to sit

The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel

The employee is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


268 E. Gardena Road
Gardena, California, 90248
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled