Turning Center Lathe Machinist

Location: Cape Canaveral, FL

Title: Turning Center Lathe Machinist Sr

Clearance: N/A | Citizenship Requirement: US Citizenship | Req #: 2623 | Salary: Competitive

Our mission, as a Woman/Minority/Disabled-Vet Owned Small Subcontractor, is cutting edge and composed of teams with the latest in Aerospace Industry information technologies and engineering. We are looking for talented and motivated individuals who have the drive to be a part of the overall “It’s all about the mission…” goal and join the race to be leaders in this dynamic environment!

Summary: Sidus Space has an opening for 1st shift Turning Center Lathe, Sr Machinist This position is responsible for program/setup CNC lathes.

Detailed Description:

Set up and operate Okuma CNC Lathes with live tooling and sub-spindle.
Program CNC Lathes with sub-spindle and live tooling (Master-Cam a plus)
Machine parts to prints and CAD models
Experience with inspecting parts using micrometers, calipers, optical comparators, and various other inspection equipment
Proficient at blueprint reading and understanding of geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T)
Ability to select proper tooling to manufacture complex details
Perform prescribed preventive maintenance on machines as required per PM schedules
Maintain a high level of quality as identified by customer requirements

Position Requirements:
  • Experience troubleshooting machining issues with various types of CNC lathes
    Programming experience of 7 years with CNC Lathes
    Experience machining of tight tolerance parts is a requirement for this position
    Possess basic math skills and have the ability to use a variety of hand tools, machine tools and precision measuring instruments.

  • 7+ years progressive experience in a manufacturing machining environment
    Must be self-motivated, organized and able to work in fast pace environment
    Possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail
    Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize a rapidly changing set of objectives.
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    Ability to remain flexible with working schedules, to include overtime, evenings, and weekends as needed is an essential requirement of the position
    Have worked on a fast paced and high-volume environment
    Work with speed, accuracy, and maintain a sense of urgency
    Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
    Ability to mentor junior machinists.

Sidus Space is an EEO Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other non-job-related protected status. All candidates selected will be subject to a security background investigation and must meet all eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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