• Lathe Machinist

    Job Locations US-CA-Torrance
  • Overview

    With over 30 years of experience manufacturing high performance parts for the medical, aerospace, defense, semiconductor, telecommunications and other industries, this operations boasts long term employee tenure, with a strong work life balance.  


    To fill a growing need, we have been asked to fill 2 DIRECT hire (not temp) lathe set-up role, working on Mori Seiki Machines. (the CNC department hosts 12 machines, including multiple lathes, mills and EDM machines).  


    The operation as a whole has about 85 employees working on diverse products. 


    This is a first shift position from 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM


    The position offers a myriad benefits including:

    • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
    • Operational bonus potential
    • 401k with potential profit sharing, etc.
    • Company activities and parties


    Being able to independently set-up lathes is the critical component of the role.  Here are a few more details:

    • Setting up and operating CNC lathes
    • Work with tolerances of .0001.
    • Understanding of basic “lathe” machining practices. i.e. types of turning inserts, drills, boring of jaws/collets, sharpening of tools, installing tools properly in machine.
    • Experience with basic measuring tools (caliper, micrometer, depth micrometer, height gage)
    • Deburr own work
    • Able to maintain a safe and clean environment
    • Inspect coolant and oil levels daily


    • Experience with 4 axis CNC Lathes -  set up and operate
    • 5 to 10 years minimum experience
    • The ability to deburr one's own work
    • Ability to read blueprints (GD&T), work instructions and SOPs
    • Knowledge of basic machine functions and controls (offsetting) (FUNUC and Mitsubishi).
    • Must get along with other employees


    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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