CNC Lead Machinist

companyHydraulics International, Inc.
locationChatsworth, CA 91311, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/26/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time
26-30 / hour
Hydraulics International, Inc (HII) seeks a CNC Mill Leadperson (Lead Machinist) responsible for overseeing the programming and operation of CNC Lathe & CNC Mill machines in a manufacturing environment. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that production schedules are met, and that the machines are running efficiently and accurately.

Key Performance Deliverables:
  • Review, negotiate and administer contracts with government agencies, including prime contracts, subcontracts, and modifications Develop and maintain CNC lathe & mill programs for a variety of parts and products.
  • Train and supervise CNC Mill and Lathe operators.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve programming and machining issues as they arise.
  • Help assist 2nd shift Supervisor to optimize machining processes and improve efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of programming and machining processes.
  • Ensure that safety guidelines and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Maintain and repair CNC Lathe & Mill machines as needed.

  • High school diploma.
  • Knowledge of CNC lathe & mill G-codes.
  • Understanding machining fundamental techniques (feed & speed, choice or proper cutting tools)
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience of set-up and operating CNC lathe & mill machines
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication and leadership abilities
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Experience in a supervisory or managerial role is a plus.


Customer Focus - Anticipating, meeting and/or exceeding customer needs, wants and expectations.

Decision Making - Analyzing all aspects of a situation to make consistently sound and timely decisions.

Diplomacy - Effectively and tactfully handling difficult or sensitive issues.

Goal Orientation - Setting, pursuing and attaining goals, regardless of obstacles or circumstances.

Influencing Others - Personally affecting other's actions, decisions, opinions or thinking.

Interpersonal Skills - Effectively communicating, building rapport and relating well to all kinds of people.

Leadership - Organizing and influencing people to believe in a vision while creating a sense of purpose and direction.

Negotiation - Listening to many points of view and facilitating agreements between two or more parties.

Time and Priority Management - Prioritizing and completing tasks in order to deliver desired outcomes within allotted time frames.

Schedule: 2nd shift M-F 3pm-11:45pm

Salary Expectations:

$25-$30/ HR.

We offer competitive compensation & benefits package:
  • Health insurance (Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance)
  • 401(k)
  • PTO

About HII:

HII headquartered in Chatsworth, California, U.S.A., is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, aviation and commercial industries, Government agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense and commercial technology, the Company develops manufactures and supports a broad range of systems for over one hundred industries as well as mission critical and military sustainment requirements worldwide. We are extremely proud of the fact that our extensive design capabilities enable us to produce the most sophisticated units known to today's technology.

Our corporate, engineering and manufacturing facilities, located in Chatsworth, CA and Forsyth, GA, encompass over 625,000 sq. feet. Our manufacturing facility is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art equipment such as CNC lathes and mills, computerized tube bending, and automatic press brake and programmable punch press, laser topography scanners, and other quality verification devices.

HII has combined the greatest talent, skill, and equipment to best service our customers' demands.

HII is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibits discrimination and harassment against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing information about compensation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including physical, emotional, and mental health), or status as a protected veteran.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact (818) 998-1231x2200 for assistance.

Fields of study

  • CNC

Salary range

  • 26-30 / hour

Required skills

  • Laser