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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

Advantage Resourcing - XPO Mountain View, CA

Mountain View, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Job Description:

The Consumer Hardware team is looking to add a seasoned prototype machinist to help support their fast pace growth of project initiatives. This role will be part of a solid Model Maker group to develop functional prototypes for the next phase of projects. Emphasis is on speed and precision using conventional and CNC 3 & 5 Axis mills and lathes.

1. Fabricating parts with CNC Mills and Lathes equipment,Utilizing the latest CAD/CAM software
2. Gather and prepare tools and materials required for the job.
3. Decision Making- Use logic and reasoning to understand, analyze, and evaluate situations and exercise good judgment to make appropriate decisions

- Design and fabricate parts and fixtures in a wide variety of materials using conventional mills, lathes, and other standard shop equipment
- Capable of producing parts with -- in some cases 0.020mm or tighter -- critical tolerances
- Fixture design and fabrication
- Capable of managing multiple concurrent projects on tight timelines
- Operate machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to produce metal parts.
- Follow and execute instructions as per electronic or written blueprints or specifications for a job.
- Gather and prepare tools and materials required for the job.
- Plan and review the sequence of the job from start to finish
- Review and check accuracy of work against drawings and CAD files.

- CNC Machine Certifications and/or equivalent 5+ years of CNC Set-up/ Machinist experience
- 5-10 years of experiences in a CNC Machinist Role
- 5-10 years of experience with CNC set-up
- 5+ years of experience working in CAD systems such as MasterCAM, SurfCAM or Cimatron Machining software
- 5+ years experience using conventional mills, lathes, and other standard shop equipment
- 5+ years of experience Model making
- Strong communication skills with stakeholders and team members
- Be capable of dealing with fast paced environment.
- Be able to collaborate with diverse stakeholders and put creative thought into designing and implementing test strategies for all aspects of internal apps.

- Familiar with a variety of work holding techniques
- Excellent general fabrication skills across a range of materials and processes
- Capable of managing multiple concurrent projects on tight timelines
- Creative problem solver, enjoys the challenge of creating something new
- Flexible attitude, open to experimentation

- Mold making
- Fixture design
- Welding
- Laser Cutting/ Etching

About Advantage Resourcing

At Advantage Resourcing, our primary objective is to perfectly align the best people with the appropriate jobs. These jobs may be temporary assignments or career positions. We place talented people in a wide variety of jobs working with our client companies in areas such as: engineering, IT, technical, manufacturing, skilled trades, distribution, call centers, clerical, accounting, finance and sales.

Our strength is being able to solve our clients workforce needs by matching people that have the right skills, knowledge and motivation to each opportunity. Advantage Resourcing can help you discover the personal and career success you desire.

Advantage Resourcing Americas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard for race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected categories. Advantage Resourcing is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.