Job Summary

CNC machinist

  • Location:
    Bloomington , California
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  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire
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Modis IT and Engineering currently has a position available as a CNC machinist. This position is with one of our direct clients. They are looking for someone who can operate, set up and program with Bridgeport type mill and has experience with engine lathe, radial drill press, hand tools such as hand grinders and deburring equipment. This position is located in Bloomington, CA.

Essential Functions

Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)
Ability to understand and write “G” CNC machine language
Setup mills and lathes by following setup instructions with little supervision, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proofing out machine part program
Set-up also includes installing and adjusting three and four jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices
Verify settings by measuring positions, Inspection of first run part, sample work pieces, helps Lead/Supervisor submit first article to QC insuring all customer requirements are met
Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes
Collect in process critical dimensional data insuring that all Statistical Process Control (SPC) requirements are met
Document actions by completing daily production and quality logs
Maintain a safe environment by adhering to all company safety procedures and regulations
Identify and correct any possible safety hazards
Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; reports necessary repairs to direct supervisor
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
Ensures quality of all daily manufactured products and on-time delivery of defect-free products, which meet or exceed customer needs and expectations
Must be able to complete paper work accurately


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

Required Education and Experience

Knowledge of manufacturing machine tooling and measuring equipment (Mills, Lathes, Mic’s, Calipers, etc.)
Basic shop math and blue print reading
3+ years’ experience with operating CNC machinery and or working in a machine shop environment
Knowledge of conventional manufacturing machine tooling and measuring equipment, CNC Lathe, CNC mill, conventional eng. Lathe, Bridgeport-type milling machine
Understand operation of CNC machines, basic CNC (G&M) programing code

Monday through Friday, 5:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Overtime and Saturdays may be required at the request of your supervisor.

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