Machinist

Job Description
BAE Systems York PA site is seeking a Machinist on 1st shift.
The Machinist sets up, programs and operates various types of machines on the manufacturing floor of the BAE Systems York, PA site. Performs all types of layout, fitting and assembly work to build or repair fixtures, templates, gauges and miscellaneous machine parts.

Job Duties

  • Receives instructions and work orders from Process Supervisor, Assistant Process Supervisor, Lead Person or Self-Directed Work Team.
  • Handles material to and from work area using jib or overhead cranes or other material handling equipment, as required.
  • Interprets prints and sketches. Plans and determines working procedures for tool and material requirements. Makes sketches of parts and performs any layout as required.
  • Calculates and determines dimensions, tapers, indices and other data using shop formulas and handbooks.
  • On occasion may be required to tack weld parts or Welder to finish.
  • Selects and grinds tools as required, in accordance with hardness, desired finish and other properties of parts or materials to be machined.
  • Sets up, programs, and operates various types of machines, adjusts stops, feeds, speed, indexing, tapering or threading attachments.
  • Machines and hand works parts to precision tolerances and required finishes.
  • Assembles, fits, aligns, levels and adjusts machinery and equipment.
  • Uses precision measuring instruments and bar optics to verify accuracy of required dimensions.
  • Uses personal computer or other data acquisition devices as required.
  • Keep work area safe and clean.
Typical Education & Experience
High School Diploma or GED
Position requires a minimum of five years' experience plus either a Journeyman's Card and / or an AA and / or a completed apprenticeship from a certified and accredited vocational tech institute in an applicable field (i.e., Machinist, Tool and Die Maker, Mold Maker, etc.)

Required Skills and Education

Related experience working in a manufacturing environment.
Experience using tools including: Various types of machine tools such as CNC machines, lathes horizontal boring mills, vertical milling machines. Machinist hand tools and measuring instruments such as wrenches, hammers, scrapers, files, scribes, protractors, micrometers, gages, levels, and squares. Various portable power tools such as drills, grinders, sanders and also uses ladders, platforms, blueprints and sketches. Jib and overhead cranes (radio and pendulum). Personal computers or other data acquisition devices (i.e., bar-code).

Preferred Skills and Education
Tools and Equipment Utilized
Various types of machine tools such as CNC machines, lathes horizontal boring mills, vertical milling machines. Machinist hand tools and measuring instruments such as wrenches, hammers, scrapers, files, scribes, protractors, micrometers, gages, levels, and squares. Various portable power tools such as drills, grinders, sanders and also uses ladders, platforms, blueprints and sketches. Jib and overhead cranes (radio and pendulum). Personal computers or other data acquisition devices (i.e., bar-code).

Materials Used
Government and customer furnished, purchased and plant produced parts / subassemblies / assemblies, wood plastic, cutting oils, grinding compounds and other processing materials.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.


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