Machinist - 4/5 Axis Milling Machines

PDS TECH is looking for a CNC Milling Machinist-4/5 Axis for an Aerospace client in Santa Fe Springs.

The position of Machinist-4/5 Axis is responsible for the operation, set-up & utilization of the 4/5-Axis milling machines as well as other processes used. This is a night shift position.


  1.  Inspect manufactured components for conformance to specifications
  2. Ability to set up and operate CNC Milling Machines, including but not limited to 4 and 5-Axis
  3. Support for programming, ensuring proper use of programs & tools
  4. Ability to work from travelers, blueprints, set up sheets, drawings and/or verbal instructions as well as limited judgment and experience to plan and accomplish goals.
  5. Able to use appropriate measuring devices, such as calipers, micrometers, height gages, plug gages, etc.

Maintain a clean work area daily as required.


  1. Able to understand complex machining theory and strategy
  2. Ability to manage and prioritize a high number of set-ups and short run jobs
  3. Able to understand and interrogate complex mechanical drawings and tolerances
  4. Ability to use common machine shop hand and measurement tools
  5. Ability to set-up and run multiple CNC Machines in a fast-paced environment
  6. Fixture design, fabrication, and manual machining experience is a plus
  7. Ability to read, write and speak effectively in English
  8. Understand and follow Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance standard (GD&T)
  9. Strong math skills required
  10. Aerospace manufacturing experience: (10 yrs. minimum experience)
  11. Prior experience in an aerospace prototype/ job shop environment preferred
  12. Self-motivation, able to accomplish high level of work
  13. Team player, actively participating in continuous improvement projects with coworkers.
  14. Demonstrate high skill level with the desire for continuous learning
  15. Experience working in AS9100 and ISO environment
  16. Ability to troubleshoot and edit programs
  17. Must own tools appropriate to the job being performed

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc.
Full time
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670, US
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