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CNC Lathe Machinist - 2nd Shift
Title:CNC Lathe Machinist - 2nd Shift
Department:Operations - 401
Location:Phoenix, AZ
Must be open to Flexible Shifts, including weekends and nights. 

Position Summary

Northstar Aerospace is a leading provider of high-reliability and high complexity machined components, structures, and assemblies for aerospace applications. 


  • Programming, set up, and operation of a SL35 CNC Lathe
  • Meeting customer specifications while working to manufacturing operations and tooling planning and/or blue prints.
  • Perform daily and weekly maintenance and clean up of machines and will need to address machine problems when/if issues arise.
  • Check the operations performed using inspection tools such as calipers, micrometers, overlays and pin gauges to measure to customer specifications.
  • Analyzes drawings and specifications and determines tooling by applying knowledge and experience of metal properties and processes. 
  • Works with supervisors, engineering, and quality to give feedback and resolve problems.
  • Adheres to required safety and housekeeping standards and practices

Essential Skills and Experience

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Three (3) years of manufacturing experience performing set-up and operation on a CNC Lathe.
  • Able to problem solve any issues that may occur with machinery and/or material.
  • Experience with a wide variety of hand tools, in addition to various inspection tools, Calipers, Micrometers, Overlays and Pin Gauges.
  • Proficient computer skills needed – CNC programming required.
  • The ability to plan and perform difficult work processes, interact and communicate in a professional and effective manner with all levels employees.
  • Schedule and organize time and tasks effectively.
  • Able to work in a challenging and schedule driven environment.
  • Must be dependable, professional, flexible, have a positive attitude and a solid work history.
  • Able to pass a pre-employment and random drug screen

Reporting to This Position

No direct reports

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to climbing, standing, stooping, bending, stretching, crouching and working in tiring and uncomfortable position.  They will also be required to lift 40 pounds and stand or walk 70% of the time.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in a heavy machinery environment. 


Northstar Aerospace is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.






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