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Highly Experienced CNC Lathe Machinist

Santa Clarita, California
Job Type
5 Sep 2022

Paragon Precision, a Princeton Precision Group company is seeking a highly experienced lathe machinist for a long-term role in our organization. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience using precision machining methods to produce extremely tight tolerance parts as well as be extremely comfortable working with and machining pieces created from various exotic metals. We are a team focused and customer driven organization with limitless opportunities for career growth and advancement.

Highlights and Benefits

  • Generous paid time off
  • Quarterly profit sharing bonus
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Excellent and affordable health and wellness options
  • Program, setup, and operate CNC lathe machinery
  • Make on demand machine adjustments to coding to ensure fabrication requirements are met
  • Read and use blueprints, engineered drawings, and illustrated parts catalogs
  • Mentor junior staff / operators on best practices and additional machining skills
  • Use and operate all appropriate hand tools and other associated machinery
  • Take ownership of assigned projects ensuring they are both correct, complete, and on time
  • Communicate heavily with engineering, operations, and quality to ensure customer specifications are met

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Post high school training within a machining program preferred
  • 5+ years of full time CNC lathe experience with a strong background in tight tolerance short run lathe operations
  • Ability and willingness to maintain a tight production schedule


  • Compensation for this role is negotiable and based upon experience


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  • Job Reference: 704937230-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Princeton Tool Inc
  • Location: Santa Clarita, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent