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Complex Multi-Axis Master Machinist (2nd Shift) (19875) - Canoga Park

West Hills, CA 91304

Posted: 08/02/2022 Job Number: 66213

Job Description

** Candidates must be U.S. Citizens without Dual Citizenship **

We are a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion systems and energetics to space and defense customers. Our Los Angeles, California, facility is the company’s headquarters for the Space Business Unit and specializes in the design, fabrication, assembly, and testing of hardware for large and small liquid engines that support exploration missions as well as the defense of our nation and allies. The Space Shuttle Main Engine, which successfully powered 135 missions, as well as rocket engines for the Atlas, Delta, Saturn, and Thor launch vehicles were all built at the company’s San Fernando Valley facility. In all, rocket engines that were built in the LA area have successfully launched more than 370 astronauts into space and powered more than 2,100 missions. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future. We are seeking a Complex Multi-Axis Master Machinist to join our Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area) Space HQ site. Union position. 9/80 work schedule. 2nd shift (generally 3pm - 12:30am). Performs multi-position/contour machining of materials, parts, assemblies, and tooling. Setup and run multiple axis machine tools capable of milling, turning, drilling, etc. to machine parts and assemblies to required dimensions and tolerances. What we can offer you: - Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy.


'- Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, specifications, MOR Books, sketches, engineering orders, work instructions, charts, graphs, and other source documents to determine the methods and sequence of operations for the machining of parts and materials and tooling. - Perform mathematical calculations using shop math, geometry and trigonometry to layout center lines, reference points, machining guidelines and angular dimensions on materials, parts, assemblies, and tooling for machining processes. - Apply a working knowledge of machining characteristics of various materials and metals to pre-set cutting tools on the machine. Adapt and/or improvise tooling where standard tooling is unavailable. - Set up and adjust machine controls to include speeds, feeds, and depth of cut, and proper axis to meet configuration requirements. Perform off-line and in-process machine setups. - Operate multi-position machines and perform contouring, profiling, turning, back spot facing, boring, milling, drilling, slotting, and tapping on materials, parts, assemblies, and tooling. - Proof numerical control (NC) programs and first article work. - Use hand, power tools and precision measuring instruments to check work in progress and final product for conformance to dimensional, configuration and surface finish requirements and tolerances. - Collect on machine statistical process control (SPC) data relative to machining operations. Record data and statistics manually or with the aid of a computer or computer-based system


  1. School graduate or equivalent preferred. Minimum of 5 years of experience in related field. Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement. Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may be a condition of employment at the company. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by us will be required prior to starting employment with the Company. Work Environment and Physical Requirements: The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


JOB DESCRIPTION EEO Statement Apollo Professional Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status or characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.
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