Machinist I CNC

Machinist I CNC
in Tustin, CA - US

Job Description

Our shop has a primary focus of supporting the Engineering and Production departments with plastics injection molds, assembly fixtures, automation components, spare parts, tooling and prototypes. Most of the machined parts are made from new designs and the quantities run from 1 – 20.

The Machinist I responsibilities include supporting the business unit by completing mold maintenance and repairs, fabricating fixtures, tooling, automation components, machinery and performing production machining.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Sets up, edits programs using Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD & T) principals, and operates CNC VMC and Lathe machines.

    Produces parts in a timely manner in accordance with blueprints, sketches, and work orders with minimal supervision.

    Inspects and measures parts with general measuring devices (including micrometers & calipers) and makes machine offset adjustments.

    Occasionally, the incumbent will be asked and expected to perform various, miscellaneous, and non-standard duties as required. Such duties are diversified in nature and may be changed from time to time to suit the needs of the company. 


    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Necessary to Successfully Perform this Position

    Strong technical background and aptitude with CNC and machine tools.

    Knowledge of functions and limitations of machine tools.

    Knowledge of general machining practices encompassing cutting tool nomenclature and uses, calculations of speeds, material composition understanding, comprehension of the basic function of fixtures and familiarity with inspecting and checking methods.

    Ability to read and interpret drawings and tool designs.

    Ability to solve problems independently or as part of a team.

    Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) in ASME Y14.5-2009 standard.

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Good interpersonal skills.

    Able to read, write and speak English.

    Solid troubleshooting skills.


    Education Level Desired

    High School or equivalent


    Prior Experience Required

    Minimum 5 +years of operating and set up experience on CNC machines.

    Familiar with statistical process controls (SPC) for quality assurance.

    Metal bending experience is a plus


    Work Environment

    The work environment conditions are typical of both an office and a manufacturing environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the basic functions. The noise level in the work environment ranges from quiet to moderate, however, hearing protection may be required if employee enters high noise areas as a part of their normal job duties.

Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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