• Screw Machinist

    Job Locations US-CA-Brea
  • Overview

    Summary of the Position: Trains on single or multiple spindle lathe type screw machines equipped with automatic indexing and feeding mechanisms to machine metal bar stock by performing the following duties. 
    First shift: 4 or 5 AM - 2:30 pm + overtime
    Second shift: 2:30 PM - 11 PM + overtime
    About the company:
    This company was established in 1976. Over the last decade, this company has made substantial investments in capital equipment to maintain quality integrity and cost efficiency for their aerospace component manufacturing. This company is currently certified and conforms to Management System Standard ISO 9001 and EN / JISQ / AS 9100 and has been audited in conformance with the requirements of AS 9104A for the Manufacture of Aerospace Fasteners. Additionally they are fully NADCAP approved for Heat Treat, Chemical Processing, Mechanical and Non-Destructive Testing.

    With 170,000 square feet of manufacturing, 40,000 square feet of processing and a highly skilled work force, this company is designed to manufacture fasteners to meet the ever-increasing requirements of major aerospace companies around the globe.


    Benefits: (include but not limited to) Paid sick time, paid vacation, paid company holidays, a very strong medical/dental/vision insurance package, 401(k) with substantial company match, discretionary bonus structure.


    • Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications such as dimensions, tolerances, number of parts to be machined, and tooling instructions such as cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cuts, and cutting tools to be used.
    • Positions and secures specified collets, bushings, and stock pushers onto stock feeding mechanism and loads bar stock into feeding mechanism.
    • Installs and adjusts specified cams, gears, and stops to control stock and tool movements at each station.
    • Positions and secures tools in tool holders. 
    • Sets cutting speeds and feed rates.
    • Moves controls to cycle machine through settings, stopping machine and adjusting tool positions and machine controls to allow for operating factors such as timing, clearance between moving parts, and chip removal.
    • Starts machine, observes operation, and inspects first run and sample work piece to ensure machining conforms to specifications.
    • Replaces worn tools.
    • Operates bench grinder to sharpen tools.
    • Machines metallic materials.
    • Performs general routine maintenance of the machine intended to insure machine performance other than specified periodic maintenance performed by maintenance personnel.


    • Experience setting up and operating on Swiss-screw machines (multiple spindle) 
    • Ability to train others 


    AMC is an an Equal Opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.




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