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Toolmaker - 1st Shift

Simi Valley, CA 93065

Job Function: Manufacturing Job Number: 402721

Job Description

Johnson Service Group is seeking a Toolmaker - 1st Shift for one of our premier Aerospace clients in Simi Valley, CA. 

Job Summary:
  • Under general supervision, builds and repairs machine shop tools using machining operations and measuring instruments. 
  • Works from blueprints and sketches to create or modify tools, dies, jigs and molds.

Key Accountabilities
  • Fabrication of various types of fixtures. Study blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations. 
  • Completes set-ups and operates with minimal supervision/assistance.
  • Responsible for all phases of part operation set-up to achieve process first article acceptance.
  • Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure parts meet specifications; make adjustments as necessary.
  • Identify and recommend process improvements that reduce part quality variation.
  • Input data into visual management forms and convey results to management

  • At least three (3) years experience with all phases Conventional Mill and Lathe. CNC Lathe and Mill experience is a plus.
  • Prior fixture making experience.
  • Firm Conventional Mill and Lathe experience.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong aptitude in mathematics.
  • Skilled in the use of indicator, gage, and plate inspection methods for fixture pick-up, first article and in-process inspection of precision machined parts.
  • Ability to maintain close tolerances (within .0005”) of ID’s and OD’s, roundness, concentricity, squareness.
  • Understanding of machine tool accuracies, fixture offsets, and tool offsets.
  • Knowledge of cutting tool feeds, speeds, and tool life for aerospace hard turning or milling.
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 50 lbs (over 25 lbs with assistance).
  • Ideal candidate will have experience with AS9100, 5S, Lean, and Six Sigma.
  • Must be ITAR compliant (US Citizen or Permanent Resident Card Holder)

Pay rate: $33-$36 DOE


** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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