CNC Machine Operator
Zodiac Aerospace
43d ago

Zodiac Aerospace, Advanced Composites Division is a leader in design, fabrication, machining, and assembly of composite interior and primary structural products.

Our talented team of employees ensure the highest level of standards required by our customers from both the commercial and military Aerospace industry.

We offer a comprehensive pay and benefits package, great co-workers,and a stable work environment. We promote safe work practices and recognize the value of safety throughout the organization.

Job Summary :

Operates computer numerical controlled (CNC) machines. Understanding basic machine language and machine set-up. Proficiently operate at least one type of machine with limited supervision.

Summary of Duties :

  • Adheres to company and customer specifications, work instructions, engineering prints and work orders.
  • Documents the materials and processes used in the process to maintain traceability of product.
  • Operates CNC machine in a safe manner, including : Loads programs into CNC machine and executes program cutting of material.
  • Cuts raw stock to approximate size necessary for part being machined. Secures fixture and raw stock of material into machine.

    Squares material prior to running program if necessary. Monitors the operating of machine to ensure proper program performance.

    Deburrs completed machine parts as time allows. Provides feedback to supervisor and programmer regarding performance of the program and tooling used for cutting the material.

    Verifies the accuracy of the parts using calipers, micrometers and other equipment Performs periphery inspection and report any suspect parts to supervisor.

    Ensures machine is in proper working order and immediately report any issues to supervisor by executing PM plan. Ensures machine and area around machine is kept as neat and clean as practical with mandatory clean-

    up prior to end of shift. Properly maintains coolant as necessary, including removal of containments, proper dilution ratio, cleaning and recharging machine of coolant when necessary or when requested.

  • General Notes : Must carefully handle raw material and manufactured parts to ensure the integrity and quality is not compromised by handling.
  • Tasks may vary slightly based on products produced at division.

    Experience and Qualifications :

  • 1-3 years of machining experience
  • Computer Skills : Familiarity of the basic operation of CNC machine and the understanding of G and D code is preferred or the ability to learn will be required.
  • Other Skills : The ability to read and write in English at a level necessary for successful job performance is mandatory
  • Ability to read engineering blue prints is desirable.
  • Education : High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

    Diploma or certificate from technical / vocational school in CNC machining is strongly desired.

    Access to our facility (and, therefore employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and / or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to US Citizens, lawful permanent residents of the United States and properly licensed foreign persons .

    Zodiac Aerospace is a federal contractor subject to the requirements of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act.

    Zodiac Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action 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.

    If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our application process as a result of your disability.

    To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at 360-530-1443.

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