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Safran USA/Canada
Location: California
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Technician
General information


Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, Safran has nearly 58,000 employees and generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and its share is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices

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Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leader in the supply of solutions and services in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for both civil and military markets. Safran Electronics & Defense is the No. 1 company in Europe and No. 3 worldwide for inertial navigation systems used in air, land and naval applications. It is also No. 1 worldwide in helicopter flight controls and the European leader in optronics and tactical UAV systems. Operating worldwide, Safran Electronics & Defense employs 7,600 people in Europe, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.

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Job details

Main domain/Job field

Production - Machinery & equipment maintenance

Job title

Machine Operator

Contract period

6 months

Employment type

Fixed Term contract

Professional category

Employees / Staff

Part time / Full time


Job description

1) Summary of Job Purpose:
 Operate and conduct simple set-ups on a variety of conventional and CNC machines. Cleaning, deburring and finishing metal and plastic parts. Setup and managing heat treat ovens and operations.
2) Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Reviews blueprints, drawings, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work.
 Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as conventional and CNC machines.
 Perform operations loading parts into various deburring/finishing equipment and running based on work instructions.
 May be required to setups machines, dimensionally inspect the first piece and adjust setup piece until part meets specification
 Communicates with Manufacturing Engineering, Planners, Supervisors and other personnel to resolve machining or assembly problems
 Work under general supervision; work is subject to progress and final inspection.
 Continuous improvement efforts required.
 The employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours from time to time as the workload dictates
 Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Competencies:

Education / Experience:
 High School diploma or GED equivalent
 Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
 Ability to lift up to 25lbs
 This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within
the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
(i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee

Candidate skills & requirements

Skills and Abilities:
 Skilled in proper use and techniques of precision measuring instruments and other basic hand tools
 Proven ability to read and accurately interpret work orders, blueprints, interpret and apply GD&T notations
 Excellent verbal communication skills with a sense of urgency and ability to meet the job requirements
 Ability to work in an environment that is long and repetitive
 At least 3 years of experience working in an aerospace manufacturing environment

3) Physical Requirements :

- While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
- The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Job location

Job location

North America, United States, California

City (-ies)

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Candidate criteria

Minimum education level achieved

High School diploma, A Level

Minimum experience level required

First experience

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