East/West Industries, Inc.
  • Ronkonkoma, NY, USA
  • Full Time

EAST/WEST INDUSTRIES INC. is a woman-owned small business located in Ronkonkoma, NY.  We are a world leader in the development and production of aircraft seats and life support systems for high-performance military aircraft, and ground support equipment for servicing such aircraft.

Job Summary

The Machinist "B" is an all-around machinist that can turn a block of raw material into an intricate part that meets precise specifications. With minimal supervision, produces a finished part using any of the following machines: lathes, milling machines, drill presses and grinders. Understands blueprints and have an understanding of the working properties of the various metals, such as steel, cast iron, aluminum and brass. 

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to proceed, with external assistance, in carrying out all the operations required to produce one part or any amount required.
  • Operate machine to accurately produce parts within tolerances with supervision.
  • With minimal supervision, performs machine setup, determining the proper starting point on a workpiece.
  • With minimal supervision, selects the right type of cutting tool for the workpiece.
  • With minimal supervision, decides the proper speed/feed as well as cooling oils to be used to prevent overheating or burning out of the tool.
  • With Supervision, makes certain the part or parts manufactured are to print specifications by checking part by using precision measuring equipment, such as vernier calipers, micrometers and dial indicators.
  • Follows all safety procedures and works in a safe manner.
  • Reads blueprints and follows work order instructions.
  • Performs daily maintenance of equipment.
  • Performs math functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division as required.

Qualifications/Minimum requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • 3-5 years' experience as a Machinist preferred.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work well others.
  • Understanding of hand measuring devices.
  • Ability to perform basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, trigonometry) as required.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • CNC experience a plus.
  • U.S. Citizenship Required.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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