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PDS Tech Inc CNC Lathe Set Up Machinist - Swing Shift in Fremont, California

PDS Tech is looking for a CNC Lathe Set Up Machinist (Swing Shift) for our client in Fremont, CA.

These are Direct Opportunities! Our Client manufactures and supplies precision machined/fabricated parts and assemblies for the semiconductor capital equipment industry.

Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following :

  • Studying blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

  • Measuring, marking, and scribing dimensions and reference points on materials or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining.

  • Selecting, aligning, and securing holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, and grinders.

  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.

  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.

  • May verify conformance of finished workpiece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.

  • Setting up and operating machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.

  • May fit and assemble parts into complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plate, surface table, hand tools, and power tools.

  • Verifying dimensions and alignment of assembly, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks.

  • May install machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and test operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.

  • May develop specifications from general description and draw sketch of part or product to be fabricated.

  • May confer with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.

  • Communicates with co-workers and supervisor to receive instructions and coordinate activities.

  • Inspecting and measuring parts to gather statistical process control data.

Work is guided by diverse procedures, processes and/or technical methods of varying complexity. Tasks are complex in nature where judgement and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Works under general Supervision. Situations not covered by standard processes, procedures and methods are referred to expert resource.

Schedule :

  • Swing shift (2:15 PM to 10:45 PM)

Typical Experience :

Four to six years relevant experience

Typical Education :

High school diploma and additional courses after high school, or an equivalent combination of education and experience and a commitment towards further/additional education

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies :

  • Must possess specific certifications as defined by site operations

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of machine operations

  • In-depth knowledge of product quality issues

  • Ability to set up, operate, calibrate, and maintain machines and tools

  • Ability to recognize and address problems in the production process

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of internal and external customers

  • Ability to work effectively with team members and lead the team to high quality production within tight deadlines

Physical Demands :

  • Duties of this position are performed in a manufacturing environment with occasional to frequent exposure to elements such as noise, dust, chemicals, operating machinery, temperature extremes, etc.

  • Duties of the position require periodic light physical effort and exertion including prolonged repetitive motions requiring manual dexterity and precise hand/eye co-ordination, sitting and or standing in confined workspaces, using tools and equipment, and moving and handling materials. Duties may require periodic heavy manual effort including lifting objects over

  • Duties require extended periods of sustained visual concentration on detailed documentation and product assemblies

  • Above demands are carried out within the local existing Health and Safety guidelines

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.