Machinist - Level 3 - Gardena - job 1196926

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Gardena, California

Employment type: Full-time

Machinist - Level 3


United States of America

State / County







Permaswage Gardena



Position type

Full Time

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September 1 2021

Opportunity ID


Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Position Summary

Position Summary:

Level Three: Building upon level two, with little or no assistance level three machinists operate 3-5 axis CNC machines or conventional mills and lathes to produce complex aerospace parts demonstrating advanced cross training flexibility, including first part run and full machine recovery. Level three machinists are able to complete complex setups on 3-5 axis machines, apply advanced blue print and GD&T reading to complex production inspection processes. Level three machinists will also be able to edit programs and write simple programs to make tooling. Level three machinist competencies includes trouble shooting complex parts and providing assistance and training to lower level operators. A level three machinist may also serve as an SME in building 4 creating aluminum molds that serve as holders. Typically 4-6 years of experience.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Level one and two responsibilities apply to level three, with the following additional duties:

  • Fully operate multiple machine platforms as needed, including CNC and or conventional Mills and Lathes.

  • Perform complex setups without assistance on a number of machine platforms, including 3 and 5 axis machines.

  • Perform complex inspection tasks to validate and respond to dimensional requirements and specifications utilizing advanced GD&T and print reading abilities.

  • Validate programs and first part runs on newly developed product.

  • Assist in accurate and safe full machine recovery.

  • Interact with production tracking tools such as Avante or E1 to charge time to job orders and claim parts at the end of the shift.

  • Perform SPC as required.

Required Skills:

  • Advanced competencies in machine platform operation in order to demonstrate cross training flexibility, which includes operating conventional machines at a basic level.

  • Advanced ability in job setup and verification.

  • Advanced knowledge of GD&T and inspection processes.

  • Machining trouble shooting skills applied to first part runs and machine recovery.

  • Intermediate understanding of CNC programing, editing and simple tooling creation.

  • Basic CAD/CAM exposure

  • DAP training

Required Experience:

  • Typically this position requires evidence of success in level two machining duties for at least one year prior to promotion or hire.

  • 4-6 years of experience

Level of Education:

  • GED or High School diploma preferred but not required.

How to apply:

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