CNC Machinist/Set Up, 1st Shift in Santa Ana, CA at Brasstech

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job Description

Job Description


Under the direction of the Machine Shop Manager perform set ups and operate various CNC Mills, Lathes and manual machines.


  • Work from blue prints, job routings and tooling instructions to hold close tolerances.
  • Computer skills to transfer programs to a variety of CNC machines.
  • Inspect parts to print including both dimensional and visual requirements.
  • Complete all required documentation for the job including part measurements and shop floor paperwork.
  • Train and mentor less experienced machinists, especially on machine setup.
  • Must be able to run more than one machine where cycle time permits.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Strong math and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to change tools, adjust heights and tool comps
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications
  • Proficiency with hand measuring tools and inspection equipment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills


  • Experience with Brother, Haas, and Mazak controls
  • Experience writing or editing machine programs
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years CNC mill and lathe experience


  • Standing and walking throughout the day
  • Handling metal parts with machining coolant
  • Work in different areas, within the shop, on different equipment (manual, CNC, etc.)
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. with or without assistance


•Exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, fumes, cold and heat.

  • Fast paced
  • Machine Shop environment

•Wear common protective or Safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection.


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasstech (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.