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CNC Machinist and Grinder - 2nd shift

Los Angeles, California
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton Aerospace Group located in Los Angeles, CA (near Glendale metro) has an opening for a Machinist on 2nd shift.
The LA facility has approximately 350 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets.
Essential Functions:
  • Capability to setup complex parts and operate machine without supervision.
  • Interprets plans, work order, blueprints or drawings to determine the necessary work required, full understanding of GD&T.
  • Inspects parts for quality and appropriate tolerance using the appropriate measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, air gages and comparators.
  • Finishes all parts with different materials to close tolerance without supervision.
  • Examines surface of work piece for defects before starting work.
  • Must meet production and quality requirements at all times, always keep work area clean.
  • Ability to modify machining feed and speeds on multiple material types and select tooling, gauges as/if required.
  • Uses measuring tools, air gauges, micrometers and other inspection tools to verify part quality.
  • Replaces worn tools, inspect parts and adjust tool offsets as needed.
  • Must be a team player and follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Drives for continuous process improvements


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in machining, honing or lapping parts in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years Grinding experience
  • Relocation is not offered for this role. Candidates must reside within a 50 mile distance of the Los Angeles, CA facility (zip code 90039) to be considered.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Eaton will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO
Position Criteria:
  • General knowledge of OD /Cylindrical Grinding .
  • Cylindrical OD Grinding and holding 0.0005 tolerance .
  • General knowledge of Grinding Radius /Grooves angels .
  • Surface Grinding .
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds often.
  • Experienced with multiple machine tools, production methods and shop practices preferred.
  • Ability to learn equipment and processes for fabrication of aerospace parts, produce parts in accordance with the production plans, sketches and/or verbal instructions.
  • Ability to maintain close tolerance dimensions on critical parts.
  • Knowledge of dimensional measuring instrumentations and use of such tools to verify actual measurements of machined diameters, dimensions and features.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, sketches, manufacturing routings, procedures, and routers.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills a must.
  • Familiarity with SPC principles and methods.
  • Ability to produce and inspect critical parts with tight tolerances and finishes, with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to logically solve problems and to keep assignments and projects moving in an orderly and structured fashion.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Aerospace experience preferred.
  • 8 plus years experience in machining, honing or lapping parts in a manufacturing environment.
  • Involvement in successful process definition and re-engineering.
  • Experience in employee involvement in multi-discipline teaming.
  • Proficiency with computer based methods and tools.
  • Familiarity /experience with Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen events, and continuous improvement and Six Sigma methodology.

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 043237