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CNC Machinist (Grave)

 
Job Tracking ID:  85347-273320
Location:   Sacramento, CA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  October 26, 2018
 
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Job Description:

 

To perform machining tasks as directed by their supervisor utilizing the CNC Vertical Milling Center (main responsibility), Bridgeport Mill, Engine Lathe and CNC Lathe as well as other Machine Shop support equipment (i.e. grinder, belt sander, cold saw, etc.).

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of CNC Machinists.  Each level of CNC Machinist has additional duties and responsibilities listed.

  • Updates set-up and tooling sheets as required, maintaining the VMC logbook for shift turnover, documenting travelers and Discrepant Materials Report (DMR).
  • Basic programming (G codes). 
  • Supports and exhibits the focus of zero defects as well as right-the-first-time attitude.
  • Inspects work utilizing basic inspection equipment (calipers, micrometers, depth gage, etc).
  • Sets up and oversees Machine Operators as required during post machining runs.
  • Provides suggestions or advice to maximize the efficiency of Machine Shop.
  • Maintains a clean work area and ensures strict adherence to the 5S Standards.
  • Accurately adjusts machine settings to complete tasks according to specifications.
  • Uses various machine shop support equipment including Saws, Belt Sanders, Grinders, Overhead Cranes and Drill Press.
  • Follows FOD (foreign object prevention) practices.
  • Complies with established safety directives.
  • Complies with established QMS procedures.

 

CNC Machinist I

  1. Works under limited supervision.
  2. Specific duties and responsibilities for this level include:
  • Math
  • Documentation
  • Materials Knowledge
  • Tooling/Molds
  • Equipment
  • Process
  • Quality
  • Safety

 


 

CNC Machinist II

  1. Works under minimal supervision.
  2. Responsible for training less skilled CNC Machinists.
  3. Specific duties and responsibilities for this level include an intermediate level of:
  • Math
  • Documentation
  • Materials Knowledge
  • Tooling/Molds
  • Equipment
  • Process
  • Quality
  • Safety

 

CNC Machinist III

  1. Works very independently.
  2. Specific duties and responsibilities for this level include an advanced level of:
  • Math
  • Documentation
  • Materials Knowledge
  • Tooling/Molds
  • Equipment
  • Process
  • Quality
  • Safety

 

Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  

None. 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:   

Each successive level of CNC Machinist builds on the identified knowledge, skills and abilities listed for the previous level(s) CNC Machinists. 

All

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules

CNC Machinist I

  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures involving CNC machines.
  • Knowledge of cutters and effective use of cutters for maximum efficiency.
  • Must have their own basic hand tools required for meeting the duties and responsibilities of a machinist.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing, and continuous improvement techniques beneficial.
  • Ability to create, edit and save (familiarity with PC a must) various programs on an as needed basis.  Knowledge of the Fadal / Fanuc and HAAS controllers a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings.
  • Must be able to demonstrate accurate basic math skills.
  • Ability to comprehend geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.                   

CNC Machinist II

  • Must be able to interpret and work from industry specifications.

CNC Machinist III

  • Ability to train and mentor level I and II CNC Machinists

 

Kratos UAS, based in Sacramento, CA, designs and delivers advanced defense, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats, inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

Experience and Skills:

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Each successive level of CNC Machinist builds on the identified education and experience listed for the previous level(s) CNC Machinists. 

 

CNC Machinist I

  • Requires high school education or equivalent.
  • Preferably 2-3 years of hands on experience in a CNC Machine Shop.  Experience with aircraft machined parts a definite plus.
  • Typical qualifications for this level include:
    • Math - solid understanding of fractions and decimals.
    • Documentation
    • Materials Knowledge
    • Tooling/Molds
    • Equipment
    • Process
    • Quality
    • Safety
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 

 

 

CNC Machinist II

  • Preferably 5+ years hands-on experience in a CNC Machine Shop.  Experience with aircraft machined parts a definite plus.
  • Must be able to demonstrate accurate intermediate math skills.
  • Typical qualifications for this level include an intermediate level of:
    • Math – functional understanding and practical application of trigonometry
    • Documentation
    • Materials Knowledge
    • Tooling/Molds
    • Equipment
    • Process
    • Quality
    • Safety

 

 

CNC Machinist III

  • Preferably 8+ years hands-on experience in composite manufacturing.  Experience with aircraft machined parts a definite plus.
  • Proven experience handling and machining various composite materials.
  • Proven experience handling and machining various honeycomb metal bond assemblies.
  • Typical qualifications for this level include an advanced level of:
    • Math – functional to advanced understanding and practical application of trigonometry
    • Documentation
    • Materials Knowledge
    • Tooling/Molds
    • Equipment
    • Process
    • Quality
    • Safety

 

WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Standing, walking, bending, reaching and working from slightly elevated surface. 
  • Use hand tools. 
  • Occasionally lifts and carries heavy objects.

 

 


Additional Information:
 
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   2
Years of Experience:   At least 3 Years
Level of Education:   High School/GED
Starting Date :   ASAP