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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Manual Lathe Machinist
MPP : Machining / Fabrication
Palo Alto, CA
We have an excellent opportunity available for a full time temporary Machinist to join CPI.
  • Perform moderate to complex set-ups and machining operations on standard machine tools, using all accessory tools and equipment necessary for completion of assignments
  • Set up, maintain and operate all machine tools while performing operations on piece parts and assemblies while maintaining required tolerances
  • Set up and run all sizes of lathes and mills
  • Work with all required materials, including machining of copper, stainless steel, corrosion-resistant steel, brass and aluminum

  • High school graduate or equivalent education
  • 3 to 5 years of applicable machine tool experience, including 2 to 4 years of specialized machine training or equivalent
  • Moderate to advanced skill and ability on all machine tools
  • Working knowledge of tool design
  • Experience with larger size lathes is strongly preferred
  • Honing experience is a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret technical prints and drawings
  • Strong planning, analytical and mathematical skills
  • Availability to work full time during early day shift hours and occasional overtime hours

  • **Please note that this is a full-time temporary position with potential to become a full-time regular position in the near future.**

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