Machinist Req# 20761-1

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  • Location: Westminster, CA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #300678
Manual Lathe/Engine Lathe Machinist 
Pay: $32.00 – $34.00
Schedule: (5:00 AM-3:35 PM) plus Saturday
Location: Westminster, CA

This position requires judgement to plan & perform normal range of operations requiring tool setting and machining with a manual lathe by established machining procedures that may affect quality of work.

Responsibilities:
Set up and operate manual lathes to perform a series of repetitive machining operations, such as turning, boring, threading, or facing of metal work pieces such as casting, forgings, & bar stock according to specifications, sketches, routing instructions and knowledge of turning procedures.
  • Reads blueprints, sketches, job orders for such specifications as dimensions, tolerances, and instructions.
  • Positions & secures tools in holders using wrenches.
  • Lifts workpiece manually & positions & secures it between lathe centers, in chuck or in holding fixture, using wrenches.
  • Moves controls to set specified rotation speeds, feed rates, & depth of cuts.
  • Observes machining operation to detect malfunctions or excessive tool wear.
  • Verifies conformance of machined work to specifications using gauges, calipers, & micrometers.
  • Changes worn tooling.
  • May compute such date as dimensions, rotation speeds, feed rates, & machining times using knowledge of shop mathematics & metal properties.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties & responsibilities as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must have a minimum of 2+ years of experience in the related field, though prefer candidate who has 5+ years of experience in the related filed.
  • Must be able to set up and operate manual equipment efficiently.
  • Must have good mechanical skills.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Aerospace experience is preferred.
  • Experience with close tolerance and high-quality precision work. The ability to execute complex set-ups requiring unique and non-routine methods.
  • Solid understanding of metal properties and use of precision/non-precision instruments.
  • Strong basic math skills.
  • Ability to read drawings, tool layouts and specifications.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Strong communications and teamwork skills.

About Kimco:

Kimco Staffing Services is a rapidly growing, award-winning staffing firm whose purpose is to add real value to our clients and candidates while “Changing lives, One Job at a Time.” We have won Best Of Staffing Client and Talent satisfaction awards from Clearly Rated for the last 10 years. Only 2% of staffing companies nationwide receive this recognition! We support our teams, candidates, and clients with strong operational excellence and state-of-the-art industry software platforms.
 
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