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Space-Lok CNC Operator and Setup

The following information was provided by Space-Lok

ABOUT US: Space-Lok, Inc. specializes in the manufacturing of high-quality fasteners and multiple component mechanisms for all sectors of the aerospace industry.


  • Set-up and manage CNC machines to perform different jobs including drilling, cutting, turning, facing and milling.

  • Translate engineering drawings and requirements into dimensions for production.

  • Ensure the CNC machine operates in accordance with the guidelines of the company.

  • Oversee the machines while they execute the tasks and make the necessary changes to produce improved results.

  • Check machines on a daily basis to guarantee functionality.

  • Record all machine actions by completing production HR X HR and quality logs.

  • Provide timelines to supervisor.

  • Communicate logistics issues that arise in the process of creating a part.

  • Ensure that results of machining process align with company expectations.

  • Conduct regular CNC machine assessments.

  • Adhere to Space-Lok’s Employee Handbook.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager/supervisor.

  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.


  • Ability to read & understand blueprints and technical documents commensurate with machine operation.

  • A genuine belief in continuous improvement and disciplined processes and a willingness to analyze, challenge and change processes, if needed, to create a more efficient environment and culture.

  • Organizational and time management skills.

  • Self-starter with ability to multi-task and prioritize workday/projects independently.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Firm understanding of CNC programs including formatting and editing.

  • Ability to use various inspection gages.

  • Confidence to approach supervisor with suggestions to changes to processes, if needed, to create a more efficient environment and culture.

  • Basic computer knowledge


  • Minimum 5 years of machining.

  • Minimum 3 years of setup experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant machine operations.

  • Able to Tool, Setup and Operate CNC MacInnes.

  • Technical or Trade School preferred.

  • Dynamic and energetic.

JOB TYPE: Full-time: 1st shift and 2nd shift

PAY: $22 - $24 / hour

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 8-hour shift or 10-hour shift, overtime and weekend availability. NOTE: 1st shift begins at 5:00 am and at 6:00 am. 2nd shift begins at 1:30 pm.

BENEFITS: 401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Health insurance, Paid time off, Retirement plan, Vision insurance

HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested, please send your resume to or you can apply at 13306 Hallsdale Avenue, Gardena, CA 90249. You may also call the human resources department at (562) 374-9414.

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