203706 - Machinist
Industry
MAN
Region
CA-Central California
City
Canoga Park
State
Ca
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 months
Description

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Grinder Machinist for a direct hire opportunity in Canoga Park, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Proven experience with the ability to setup and operate grinding machines to grind, sharpen, or form machine cutting tools and gauges. Read interpret information from planning documents, drawings, blueprints, sketches, specifications, charts, graphs and engineering orders to plan the methods and sequences of operations required to set up and operate various types of conventional, and computer numerically controlled grinding machines. Set up and operate various types of conventional, and computer numerically controlled grinding machines to grind, sharpen and form machine cutting tools and gauges to specified configurations, exacting dimensions and tolerances. Applying a working knowledge of cutting tool design and function and use surface table set up and precision measuring instruments, such as height gauges, gauge blocks, micrometers, calipers and protractors, to check work in progress and finished tooling for conformance to configuration and dimension requirements. - Read and interpret information from planning documents, drawings, blueprints, sketches, specifications, charts, graphs and engineering orders to develop machining/grinding operations and tooling. - Calculate dimensions, reference points and lines, radii and angles using shop math, including geometric and trigonometric formulas. - Based on drawing requirements and the grinding characteristics of various metals, ceramics, plastics and composites, select the appropriate grinding tools, wheels, speeds and feeds. - Setup and operate various grinding/lapping machines to perform any operation within the capacity of the machine. - Visually and with the aid of precision measuring instruments check work for accuracy of dimensions and surface finish. - Record manufacturing data and statistics manually or with the aid of a personal computer.
Skills: Working knowledge to be able to operate various types of conventional, and computer numerically controlled machines. - Working knowledge of grinding wheels, including the dressing, trimming, and forming of wheels to change shape of the wheel, metals and components. - Experience reading and interpreting information from planning documents, drawings, blueprints, sketches, specifications, charts, graphs and engineering orders to plan and check the planning of operational sequences and methods. - Experience using precision measuring instruments to check work for accuracy of dimensions and surface finish. - Ability to use electronic work instructions, specifications, and drawings to meet customer requirements. - Skilled at using precision hand tools, micrometers, indicators, Jo blocks, gages etc. to ensure parts are set-up and ground to meet blueprint requirements. - Working knowledge of basic shop math, geometry, trigonometry for determining speeds/feeds, part reference points, angles and positions. - Familiarity with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). - Ability to follow work instructions, manage time efficiently and get along with co-workers. Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement. Work Environment/Physical Requirements: The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary.

REQUIREMENTS:
- 5 years' experience in the operation of conventional grinding machine tools
- 2 years' experience in the grinding, sharpening and forming of cutting tools (end mills, reamers, inserts and form tools)
- Preferred 3 years' experience operating NC/manual milling or grinding machine tools/wheels.
Depending on experience will accept 5 years experience on 4 and/or 5 axis CNC Mills.
- Must have a proven safety record.
Skills and Experience:
Required Skills:
BLUEPRINT
BLUEPRINTS
CALIPERS
CERAMICS
CLIMBING
Additional Skills:
COMPOSITES
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
FORKLIFT
GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING
HAND TOOLS
LABORATORY
LAPPING
MACHINING
MACHINIST
MATERIAL HANDLING
MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT
MICROMETERS
OPERATIONS
PLASTICS
PRECISION MEASURING
STATISTICS
TOOLING
TRIGONOMETRY
TRIMMING
CNC
CONVEYOR
HAND MACHINE
MACHINE TOOLS
MILLING
PRICING
WELDING

EDUCATION:
Accredited High School Diploma or GED

SHIFT:
9/80
This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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

Contact
Patrick Costello
pcostello@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x181 or (800) 927-9318 x181

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.