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CNC Machinist / Programmer


Ted Pella, Inc. is seeking candidates for a full-time CNC Machinist who has Mastercam Programming skills. This person will produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating computer numerical control (CNC) and manual machines, maintaining quality and safety standards, keeping records, and maintaining equipment and supplies. We are located in beautiful Redding, CA, final applicants will reside or be willing to relocate to Redding, CA.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produce machined components and products on both CNC and manual machine shop equipment, lathes and mills.
  • Set up machines by entering instructions, including zero and reference points, setting tool registers, offsets, compensation and conditional switches.
  • Reduce production failures and improve yields.
  • Maintain time standards, production schedule and quality.
  • Create, load, edit and store CNC programs.
  • Write CNC programs to produce accurate and high-quality parts.
  • Perform milling, turning, drilling, tapping, sawing and sanding tasks.
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance.
  • Assemble, repair, and fabricate metal parts.
  • Perform final operations including de-burring, cleaning and inspecting parts.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 - 10 years of experience in a machine tool occupation, including CNC machines, mills, lathes, saws, and various machine shop tools.
  • Master CAM training and experience.
  • Experience in writing CNC and lathe programs to machine parts.
  • Understand and be able to read G codes, M codes and make basic edits.
  • Ability to read blue prints and use precise measuring tools.
  • Ability to interpret geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Understand and apply basic machining principles and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills, be able to get along with others easily.
  • Must have strong reading, writing, spelling, grammar, and math skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, ability to learn new things quickly.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as on a team. Must have positive attitude at all times. Must have good problem solving skills and good judgment.
  • Must have good organizational skills, ability to handle multiple tasks, and ability to prioritize.
  • Must have strong attention to detail, and high level of accuracy in work product.
  • Must have strong attendance record and work ethic.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, sit, reach, stoop, crouch, climb, balance, feel, and communicate. This position will be regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes and noise. Must be able to frequently lift, pull, push objects that weight up to 50 pounds.

Hours:

Monday through Friday, 7:30am-4pm and/or as needed.

Pay and Benefits:

Hourly pay rate will be commensurate with experience. This position includes a generous medical, dental and life insurance plan, a 401(k) plan with Company match, paid vacation, sick, and holidays. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. Final candidates must successfully pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen and background check.

About the Company:

Ted Pella, Inc. has been serving the global microscopy community with instrumentation and supplies for over 50 years. We sell to the entire USA and all around the world both directly and through a large distributor network. We are a healthy company, growing even throughout uncertain economic times. Visit our web site at http://www.tedpella.com We are a family-owned and operated Company, with a professional and friendly atmosphere.

To apply please send a cover letter, a complete resume and your salary requirements to: human_resources@tedpella.com