Entry Level CNC Machinist / Shop Helper

Job Locations US-CA-Hawthorne


An opportunity to be a part of the founding operating group and utilize the newest in technology to revolutionize CNC manufacturing!


This very well funded start up company, currently located in Hawthorne, CA, is revolutionizing the CNC manufacturing of aerospace and defense products by using cutting edge technology to create automation from start to finish. Their goal is to create a more fully automated, process driven enterprise that cuts out the mundane, tedious operations, and truly allows their talent to focus on innovation, improvements, and moving the business forward. With 25 employees currently, they are continuously growing by adding more mobility to their team and purchasing additional brand new high-end machinery. 


In this role you would be responsible for supporting operations of the machine shop floor, including  forklift operation, setting tools, learning the ins and outs of the operations, and more! This is a clean, air conditioning fast paced manufacturing facility with ample opportunities to grow. 


This is a great opportunity for an entry level machinist with a couple years of tooling or CNC knowledge, or someone who has has a desire to grow in the machining industry! There are ample possibilities for training and growth working underneath some of the best machinists and machinery.


Although driven and high paced, the company is dedicated to providing a strong work life balance providing flexible 1st shift scheduling Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM. They also provide above market compensation for all roles.


Benefits for the role include:

  • Unlimited PTO (the goals of the operations is to get the job done, as well as provide a life outside of work!)
  • Standard holidays 
  • Equity opportunities
  • Very strong Medical/Dental/Vision/Life insurance benefits
  • Catered lunches 3x a week


  • Support the operations of the machine shop
  • Assist with receiving material
  • Operate forklifts and tool presetters
  • Set up tools and workholdings
  • Make fixtures
  • Deburr parts
  • Document processes
  • Obtain and move tools, supplies, and materials
  • Train under highly skilled 5 axis machinists and programmers


  • Knowledge and experience of CNC machines or tooling
  • Forklift certification would be great, but they are willing to reimburse for certification and training
  • Previous hands on experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Great attitude
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Willingness to learn in a fast paced environment
  • Completion of a CNC machining program (NTMA)

AMC is 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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