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CNC Machinist III

Company: Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing
Location: Kent
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

CNC Machinist IIILocation: Kent, WashingtonType: Non-ExemptWork Schedule: Full-time, Monday-FridayCompensation: $32-$36/hr, Dependent on experienceBenefits: Skookum is proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to our eligible part-time and full-time employees. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Short-Term Disability InsuranceElective 401(k) retirement plan with a 3% employer discretionary contribution after 90-days of employmentFlexible Spending Account for both medical and dependent care11 paid federal holidays, accrual of 12 paid days of vacation at the start of employment, paid sick leave accrued at 1 hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked up to a maximum of 56 hours of sick leave per yearPotential shared earning bonusTuition assistance available after 1 year of employment and potential scholarships for qualified dependentsProfessional development, certifications, and training opportunitiesVerizon wireless discountEmployee Assistance Program (EAP), and an engaging wellness programPublic Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility for full time employeesSkookum is a national non-profit, government contractor that is dedicated to "Creating Opportunities for People of All Abilities" through hiring and supporting individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. We take pride in our mission-focused culture, our Core Values, Diversity, Partnership, Commitment, Integrity, and Quality, and our dedication to providing a safe and respectful work environment to our employees.Skookum is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented CNC Machinist III with a professional attitude. The CNC Machinist Level 3 will be responsible for operating 3, 4 and 5 axis machining centers to produce high-quality aerospace components. Will be able to set up 3, 4, and 5 Axis jobs with minimal supervision. Machine tooling for 3, 4, and 5 axis parts with minimal supervision. Blueprint interpretation, GD&T and communication skills are critical as well as a willingness to learn in a positive fashion.Responsible for following drawings and detailed work instructions to assemble high-quality aerospace components.Typical duties include but are not limited to: Operates CNC 3, 4 and 5 axis machining centers with minimal supervision.Performs setup on 3, 4 and 5 axis machining centers with minimal supervision.Inspects parts being machined to ensure high quality standards are being maintained.Able to run 2 machines when time allows.Deburrs parts while machine is running when time allows.The ability to machine tooling for 3, 4 and 5 axis parts with minimal supervision.The ability to suggest ideas for new part implementation and improvements to existing jobs.Ensures work is clean and complete to specifications. Maintains clean and orderly work area.Follow process specifications, travelers, drawings, blueprints, rework/rejection tags, work instructions, relevant process controls, and verbal/written instructions.Perform tool changes and offset as needed.Works with measuring tools such as height gauge, micrometer, calipers, dial indicators, etc.Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and standards.Preserves equipment with an emphasis on preventative maintenance requirements.Observe cutting tool inserts and replace tools as necessary to assure machine operation.Commitment to the improvement of CNC machined part processes.Employee will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when working on the plant floor.Maintain professionalism in both appearance and demeanor.Has the ability to positively work with process improvements and changes in overall company processes.Qualifications: Knowledge of CNC equipment operation is required.Strong problem solving, social, and oral/written communication skills. Understands machining principles and supporting equipment for manufacturing processes.Technical, formal machinist training or trade school education with some advanced education in basic design and mechanical strengths is a plus. MasterCAM knowledge is a plus. 5-Axis knowledge is a plus. Experience with hard metals is a plus. Familiarity with ISO9001:2015/AS9100D is a plus.Demonstrated ability to read blueprints, strong understanding of geometric tolerancing and other visual specification layouts such as PCMsPhysical Requirements:Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods of time with or without assistance. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions on a case-by-case basis. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.May be required to reach, kneel, walk, stand, and use repetitive motion for several hours at a time based on position duties.Work may require repetitive motion, reaching, lifting, kneeling, and walking. Standing or sitting for several hours at a time, climbing in and out of a vehicle, and up and down stairs may also be required.Must have the perseverance to work effectively under pressure for extended periods of time.Requirements: Valid state driver's license is required with the ability to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum's insurance carrier. Must be either a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (In order to comply with U.S. government regulations as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20), or a "protected individual" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)).A pre-employment drug screen may be required.Disability Accommodations Available for Applicants: Skookum is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation so you can participate in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact us. For Skookum Contract Services call (360) 475-0756 ext.349 or email For Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing call (360) 381-0324 or email is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled - Skookum participates in E-Verify

Keywords: Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing, Kent , CNC Machinist III, Other , Kent, Washington

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