Back to Home Page
Communities Industries Employers JobSeekers Advertisers PJScout Resources Recruiters About
Keywords (e.g. nurse, sales) Category State City Radius
CNC Machinist- Night Shift with (3) 12-hr shifts
Astro Machine Works
Job Location: Ephrata, PA

Astro Machine Works is a growing 100% Employee Owned Company located in Ephrata, PA . Founded in 1984, we are a comprehensive machining and fabrication facility specializing in custom machine building, machined parts and fabrication.

Astro Machine Works is seeking Full Time Experienced CNC Machinists for our growing team on night shift.

The night shift hours are (3) 12-hr shifts on Sunday-Tuesday OR Wednesday-Friday 4:30PM-5AM. Work 36 hours and get paid for 40. Overtime is available.


Set up and operate mills and lathes to produce precision parts and inspect product to drawing specifications


  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, reference planes, and machining parameters, interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)
  • Programs mills and lathes with cam and conversational programing, including zero and reference points; setting tools, offsets, compensation; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs
  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing proper tooling and work holding including but not limited to indicating vises; tramming heads, and installing chucks.
  • Maintains Quality by measuring positions, first article inspections, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; notifying supervisor if repairs are needed
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Documents actions according to quality and ISO standards
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities (reading technical publications, books, on/off job training)
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments


  • Operations Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Process Improvement
  • Verbal Communication
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Advanced Programing
  • Tooling
  • Coordination/Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
  • Motivated Team Player


  • 5+ years experience or equivalent education/training as a CNC Machinist
  • 3+ years experience working with 3, 4, and 5 axis programming (mill) ,live tooling (lathe)
  • 3+ years experience CAM Advanced programing
  • The ideal candidate will have the flexibility to perform millwork, lathe and grinder operations
  • Knowledge of machine shop practices and technology, machine tool operations, and working qualities of materials

Astro Machine Works is a 100% employee- owned company that values employees for their dedication, teamwork and attention to detail. We believe in the value of our work and we share information about company performance with our employees on a regular basis.

Astro Machine Works offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Attractive work hours (3) 12-hr shifts, get paid for 40 hours
  • 10% night shift differential
  • Overtime available
  • Group Health, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) w/match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Health Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday
  • Group Life Insurance and Short Term Disability
  • Training/Development Opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Clean, modern manufacturing facility


See all jobs in Ephrata PA
  Share this job
Share |

PJ Scout
Create Free Account

PJ Scout
    Electronic Recruitment since 1988. Copyright 1995-2021 NationJob, Inc. All rights reserved.
JobboardFinder - Search the best job board worldwide