CNC Operator

Steico Industries - 1814 Ord Way, Oceanside, CA 92056

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Vacancy title
CNC Operator
Steico Industries - 1814 Ord Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
Advertised salary
Pay Scale: $24.00 - $27.00
Employment type
Working pattern
M-F 6:00AM -2:30PM
Closing date
31 December 2023

Pay Scale: $24.00 - $27.00


Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Steico Industries?

STEICO has made its name manufacturing precision tube and duct assemblies to the world's major airframe manufacturers. We manufacture tube and duct assemblies. We work with a wide variety of materials including aluminum, steel, titanium, and other alloys and produce parts of all complexities. STEICO holds accreditations with NADCAP and is certified to AS9100 and ISO14001. Our focus on responsiveness and continuous improvement regularly creates manufacturing innovation. STEICO is an integral part of our customers supply chains that include Boeing, Lockheed Martin, BAE, Northrop Grumman, Honeywell, Honda Aviation, and many others.

What does the job involve?

Set up and operate CNC Mill and mill Turn machine, including: vertical Mori Seiki DV5100, NLX 2500SY/700 Mill Turn, and other manual machine tools.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Use ESprit to program computer numeric control (CNC) machining Mills and lathes.
  • Manually program CNC lathes using Fanuc control.
  • Set up and operate 3, 4 axis CNC milling centers.
  • Program and edit programs for CNC machining centers.
  • Manually input (MDI) machine operations.
  • Set up and operate multiple spindle CNC lathes.
  • Set hard jaws and cut soft jaws to hold outside and inside diameters.
  • Touch off tools using tool eye, and manual touch off using tool, wear, and work offsets.
  • Use turning tools, boring bars, insert drills, reamers, inside groovers, outside groovers, part off tools, and threading tools.
  • Know the difference between grades of inserts and radius of inserts.
  • Use tool offsets and work offsets on CNC Mills and CNC lathes.
  • Perform maintenance.

What key skills and experience do I need?

  • Experience determining speeds and feeds, coolants, and lubricants or abrasives to be used to cut, turn, drill, mill, bore, tap, thread, ream.
  • Experience using machine materials to include: stainless steel, copper; brass; aluminum, 4140, 4130, 6061-T6.
  • Must be able to read, understand, and work to the requirements of applicable drawings, blueprints, equipment technical manuals, and other applicable approved technical references. Use shop mathematics including trigonometry and geometry and hold tolerances to one thousandths (.001) of an inch.
  • Must be able to maintain dimensional accuracy by inspection of parts using various precision measuring instruments including: sine plates, comparators, micrometers, calipers, v-blocks, angle plates, indicators, dial height gauges, go/no-go gauges, thread gauges, surface gages and other measuring tools.


  • Must have a High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 6 years of related experience.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 50 lbs. Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments,. Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions. May require wearing a respirator.

Why Join Steico Industries, Inc.?

Joining Senior means not only a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team, but you will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.

Please understand that you will only be considered an applicant if you apply for a posted position directly through our Company website and meet the qualifications of the job. If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact the Steico Industries at 760-438-8015.

If offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for trade compliance control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.