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CNC Machinist

Honda North America
United States, California, Torrance
1919 Torrance Boulevard (Show on map)
February 22, 2023
Honda Aero, Inc. North Carolina

Honda Aero, Inc. in Burlington, NC is in search for a team member who is responsible for executing pre-planned manufacturing operations to produce products that meet quality and delivery requirements to support business targets. Produces machined parts by operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Setup fixtures per pre-planned manufacturing instructions to ensure proper alignment
  • Setup parts per pre-planned manufacturing instructions to ensure proper alignment
  • Setup tools per pre-planned manufacturing instructions to ensure proper dimensionals
  • Operate machining operations per pre-planned manufacturing instructions to meet quality requirements
  • Inspect parts using gauges, calipers, micrometers, etc. to ensure parts meet quality requirements
  • Perform operations such as deburr, airflow, heat treat, sizing, correction, etc. per-planned manufacturing instructions to meet quality requirements
  • Maintain equipment per preventive maintenance requirements to ensure reliable machine operation
  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.


Education, Experience, Knowledge & Specific Skills:


  • 5-years of close tolerance CNC Machining, preferably in the Aerospace Industry.
  • Trade School and/or Apprenticeship Tool & Die Program preferred
  • Close tolerance machining experience including machine setup procedures, precise measuring tools and understanding of pneumatic, hydraulics, welding and electrical conductivity.


  • Knowledge in use of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments.
  • Strong understanding in blue print reading/ geometric tolerancing interpretation.
  • Intermediate knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, boring bars, fixtures, inserts and other accessories used on various machines.
  • Working knowledge of metallurgy, heat treatment, machining tools and programming "G" and "M" codes
  • Strong mechanical aptitude

Job Related Specific Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and take on new challenges and assignments
  • Ability to interact/communicate effectively to all levels
  • Ability to problem solve, within area of expertise, at a high level
  • Ability to learn and use multiple business system software
  • Applies mathematical methods and reading skills
  • Competent in reading blueprints and work instructions
  • Competent in understanding Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Physical Requirements/Work Conditions:

  • Climate-controlled production environment.
  • Regular exposure to the manufacturing areas which under certain circumstances require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields, mandatory hearing protection and safety shoes.
  • Ability to frequently stand walk, and sit as well as regular use of hands, fingers, and arms.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.