Defense contractor involved with product development and manufacturing of various systems for military aerospace and vehicles in the Los Angeles International Airport area is searching for an experienced Machinist I.  With a 50+ year foundation, The Marvin Group supports all branches of the Department of Defense and allies around the globe on an array of programs and platforms.  We support many military prime contractors including Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon.


The Toolmaker III will be responsible for set up and operations of conventional Bridgeports and Lathes used in Manufacturing and Fabrication of aircraft/ military components , this include the capability and experience to use  DRO and Prototrack programing.


  • Operate and set-up Bridgeport / Engine Lathes and special attachments designed for these machines.
  • Able to use and program with Proto Track KMX2 and using  DRO’S preferred.
  • Capable of using boring heads to dial in close tolerances bores.
  • Able to perform basic operations as drilling – boring – reaming –tapping.
  • Have a good understanding of fixturing and tooling and be capable of performing setups independently.
  • Must be able to work from complex blueprints/drawings and adhere to specified tolerances.
  • Uses a variety of measuring instruments to check parts for conformance to tolerance.
  • Responsible for the quality of their product and in reporting required Quality data.
  • Responsible for meeting established cycle times.
  • Utilize ERP system to accurately record labor hours and production quantity.
  • Suggests recommendations to Supervisor concerning process improvements.
  • Ability to create complicated work holding fixtures.
  • Perform standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, speeds and feeds of machining.
  • Understanding of lean and 6S concepts, follow company policies.
  • Performs routine daily maintenance and housekeeping duties.
  • Can do attitude is a must , willing to learn and improve at all times.


  • Is regularly required to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to chest level.
  • Occasionally must lift up to 25 pounds over the head.
  • Ability to hear.
  • Must be able to speak/read/write English.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.

This position must meet export control compliance requirements.  All applicants must be “U.S. persons” within the meaning of ITAR, as defined:  a U.S. Citizen, a lawful permanent resident, political asylee, or refugee.

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