CNC Horizontal Mill Setup Machinist - 2500 Incentive - SWING SHIFT

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CNC Horizontal Mill Setup Machinist - 2500 Incentive - SWING SHIFT

Fremont, California Direct Job ID: 2210153753



PDS Tech is currently seeking a CNC Horizontal Mill Setup Machinist for our client in Fremont, CA

These are Direct Hire opportunities!  Manufactures and supplies precision machined/fabricated parts and assemblies for the semiconductor capital equipment industry. Job location is onsite in Fremont, CA.



Swing shift - (2:15 PM to 10:45 PM)

Detailed Description
Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:


Studying blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements. Measuring, marking, and scribing dimensions and reference points on materials or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining. Selecting, aligning, and securing holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, and grinders. Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media. Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjusts machine controls or control media as required. May verify conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Setting up and operating machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data. May fit and assemble parts into complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plate, surface table, hand tools, and power tools. Verifying dimensions and alignment of assembly, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, height gauges and gauge blocks. May install machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and test operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance. May develop specifications from general description and draw sketch of part or product to be fabricated. May confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems. Communicates with co-workers and supervisor to receive instructions and coordinate activities. Inspecting and measuring parts to gather statistical process control data. Set up of specialty equipment such as 5th axis, 90-degree angle heads and probes. Program parts using cad cam software and run parts complete per print

  • Able to perform Horizontal Mill Setups independently
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of machine operations.
  • In-depth knowledge of product quality issues.
  • Ability to set up, operate, calibrate, and maintain machines and tools.
  • Familiar with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures on a Horizontal Mill.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of Horizontal Mill machine operations, product quality issues, GDT, programs, macros & cam software.
  • Ability to recognize errors in the g code and make edits prior to machining the workplace.
  • Ability to work effectively with team members and lead the team to high quality production within tight deadlines.
  • Expert w/ Mastercam Software or equivalent
The operations manufacture parts from aluminum, titanium, copper, stainless steel, castings, and other materials. Manufacturing services include prototype, quick-turn, CNC turning and milling, assembly and testing, JIT, and Kanban. Sites are ISO 9001 compliant, which is recognized around the world as the model Quality Management System standard.

Typical Experience:
Seven to ten years relevant experience

Typical Education:
High school diploma and additional courses after high school, or an equivalent combination of education and experience and a commitment towards further/additional education

More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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