Swiss Screw CNC Machinist

Job Locations US-CA-Carlsbad


This 30+ year old family owned establishment is located in Carlsbad CA. They specialize in producing high end welding and repair products, serving the collision repair industry. With 100+ employees, and around 20 CNC machines, the operation boasts a positive work culture and seeks to create a strong work-life balance. What’s more, this is a very innovative organization, as they make their own propriety products. Being a part of this company offers you a great chance to make an impact on operations, grow, and learn!


Due to continued demand globally for their products, they are looking to add Swiss-Screw CNC Machinists to join their team in either an Operator OR Set Up role. In this position, you would be working with swiss-screw CNC machines (Tsugami and Citizen) with Patriot 388 bar feeders. In addition, you would be performing offsets and tool changes, as well as inspecting parts as needed. This position also provides opportunities to learn new machinery. The Set Up position also allows for the opportunity to transition into a supervisory/lead role. 

There are opportunities on both 1st shift with start times at 6AM Monday-Thursdays, and 5:45AM on Fridays, AND 2nd shift with start times at 2:15PM Monday-Thursdays, and 2PM on Fridays. There is some overtime as needed, but it is not mandatory. 


As far as benefits go, they include:

  • Paid time off, including holidays and sick time
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 401k with matching
  • Potential bonuses
  • Fun socially distanced company events such as birthday celebrations, catered lunches, and more in the future


  • Operate (or operate and set up) swiss-screw style machines (including Citizen and Tsugami)
  • Edit programs at the machine
  • Utilize Patriot 338 Bar Feeder
  • Perform first article and in process inspections as needed
  • Perform offsets and tool changes
  • As a set up machinist, you would also mentor/train operators, program at the machine, and proof programs


  • Previous experience operating swiss-screw CNC machines (Tsugami experience required for Set Up role)
  • Strong set up knowledge required for Set Up role
  • Experience using a bar feeder (Patriot 388) required for Set Up role, big plus for Operator
  • Ability to edit programs at the machine
  • Experience using a bar feeder (Patriot 388) required for Set Up role, big plus for Operator
  • Use of measurement tools such as micrometers, calipers, indicators, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Previous programming experience with a CAD/CAM system would be a big plus for Set Up role (but not required, and they're willing to purchase software for the right candidate if needed)

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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