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CNC Machinist - Mill Machinist

Golden West Machine Inc. Santa Fe Springs, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $20 to $28 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical

The Machinist is responsible for producing machined parts by editing, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) milling machines, specifically a Hyundai F960B,; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans machining by studying shop orders, design drawings, engineering plans, materials, specifications, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Programs mills by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Sets-up mills by installing and adjusting three/four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, stock pushers, and indicating vices.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces; adhering to all regulatory standards.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, threading, grooving, and cutting, including facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintains continuity by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Inspect parts using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, dial calipers, depth gages, indicators and scales, according to manufactures spec.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 6 years in CNC machining for commercial/aerospace industries. Programming experience a plus.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods and be adaptable to a changing work environment.
  • Must have knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, fixtures and other accessories used on various machines.
  • Experience with operation of various machine shop equipment: Mill, Saw, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Ability to handle diverse activities simultaneously.
  • Proven problem solving skills within a diverse workforce.
  • Professionalism and detailed oriented.


  • Experience with CAD/CAM software ie. Gibbs, Master Cam, etc.
  • Experience operating and maintaining machining equipment.
  • Strong knowledge of GD&T, Metallurgy, ASME Standards and G-code.
  • Experience with general software (i.e. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Requires the ability to effectively express ideas orally and in writing.

Golden West Machine Inc.

Why Work Here?

A great working environment with benefits and room for growth

Manufacturing and Repair facility. We have been in business for 35 years. We provide manufacturing and repair services to the Oil, Gas, Aerospace, and most commercial industries utilizing conventional and CNC equipment.. We have over 30,000 square feet of manufacturing space, employ approximately 35 and have ISO certification. Our focus is to provide a safe, comfortable and friendly work environment, ensuring we produce quality parts that are on time, every time.


9930 Jordan Circle, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Santa Fe Springs, CA

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