200323 - Machinist (Set-up/Operator)
CA-Northern California
Temp to Hire
Chipton Ross is seeking a Machinist (Set-up/Operator) for a Full Time position in Alameda, CA

How You'll Fulfill Your Mission
" Interpret dimensioned part drawings with fluency in order to understand the tolerancing requirements.
" Set up CNC metal-cutting machines such as mills or lathes, by building fixture setups for new (or recurring) jobs and establishing part datums and tool lengths.
" Operate CNC machines by ensuring that the machine is kept running and that downtime for inspection, maintenance, or changeover is minimized.
" Collaborate with programmers or production managers when program adjustments or new setups are required.
" Support shop operations by contributing to material prep, deburring, and daily maintenance on your equipment
" Inspect your in-process parts using a variety of handheld inspections tools including calipers, micrometers, and hard gauges. Work with the Quality Control Lab for inspecting first articles and to identify offsets that will require adjustment at the machine.
" Communicate positively with fellow machinists, managers, engineers, and quality control staff in order to help build a transparent and cooperative atmosphere.
" Improve shop effectiveness by identifying bottlenecks and recurring issues. You have an understanding of what continuous improvement looks like, and you leverage your Machinist role to support that end.

" 2+ years' experience as a Setup Machinist
" Possess manual machining experience from prior employment or trade school
" Ability to calculate feeds, speeds and can understand basic G code
" Understand the differences between different types of materials, their grades, their relative machineability, and can identify them quickly
" Proficient with measuring instruments including calipers, micrometers, and hard gauges
" Highly proficient reading shop drawings and can communicate the requirements set forth by the drawing to others if requested
" Ability to lift 40+lbs, push heavy carts or crates, and can stretch, reach, kneel, or crawl as may be required by certain tasks
" Monitor machinery in order to identify necessary maintenance or safety issues
" Experience using Excel, Word, and email, and are otherwise comfortable using a computer
" Ability to undertake projects and tasks with a distinct attention to detail, a sense of urgency, and an optimistic attitude
" Possess excellent communication skills (written and oral)

Desired Multipliers
" 5+ years of hands-on experience as a machinist in a professional shop environment
" Formal education in a machining program
" Experience in a high-mix, fast paced job shop
" CAD or CAM experience on any platform
" Understanding of GD&T
" Experience in fabrication, including welding, sheet metal, waterjet, assembly, or finish work
" Training in an engineering or design discipline

Work Schedule
1st Shift, 5/40 Schedule

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Christophor Long
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x179 or (800) 927-9318 x179

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.