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Journeyman Machinist - CNC Lathe Specialist at Materion in Fremont, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:


Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutions and services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics , telecommunications , commercial aerospace , defense , medical , automotive , and many more.

Our products, services and expertise help enable customers' technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world's only integrated "mine-to-mill" supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites.

As a team of 2,600 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In 2017, we generated over $1B+ in revenues and made an exciting new acquisition that expanded our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

For more information, check out our video " Materion Is " along with other videos of us showing you how we're Making a Difference our shared purpose of" Making Advanced materials that Improve the World."

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Materion Electrofusion, located in Fremont California, focuses on beryllium X-ray window and ultra high vacuum (UHV) products that have been an integral part of our business since the 1970s. The unit also offers electron beam (EB) welding, vacuum furnace brazing and waterjet cutting services, as well as engineering support to help our customers take advantage of these processes.

We offer competitive salary, incentive bonus opportunity, tuition reimbursement, a competitive retirement plan, comprehensive health care and dental coverage and advancement opportunities once hired as a regular employee.


Basic Function:

Performs a variety of machining and manufacturing assignments with an concentration on CNC Lathe. Follows all Electrofusion's manufacturing specifications and quality standards.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Program, setup, operation, and tool adjustments of a variety of conventional and CNC lathe machines.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to set up and run manual lathes.
  3. Routinely perform inspection before and after on machining operations against blue print or production order requirements using conventional tools such as micrometer and calipers.
  4. Identify and repair minor machine malfunctions.
  5. Ability to hold +/- .0005" tolerance.
  6. Understands and maintain file system for files created with CAD-CAM, Surfcam, Maxcam, and Solidworks.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to manage and operate multiple machines at the same time.
  8. Work extensively with engineering on tooling design and process development.

Other duties and responsibilities
  1. Notify appropriate personnel of issues with material, process, or delivery schedule.
  2. Perform other duties as assigned .


  1. A minimum of 5 yrs experience in programming CNC lathe or mill at a journeyman level.
  2. Ability to read, interpret, modify blueprints.
  3. Utilization of CMM, Optical Comparators and any other inspection equipment normally found in a close tolerance machining environment.
  4. Knowledge and application of metric dimensions.
  5. Working knowledge of GD&T.
  6. Understanding and application of standard shop mathematics.
  7. Experience in the machining of aluminum alloys, stainless steel, titanium and ferrous materials.
  8. Effective communications with engineering personnel on an engineering level.
  9. Programming experience, such as CAD-CAM, Surfcam, Maxcam, and Solidworks desired.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those specifically presented. Materion Electrofusion is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.