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Turlock, CA, US

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Support Functions

CNC Machinist



We are looking for a CNC MACHINIST to join the Lock-N-Stitch, Inc. (LNS) team. LNS is a subsidiary of Wärtsilä North America, Inc. This position will be located in Turlock, CA, USA.

What will you be doing


As a CNC MACHINIST, you will program and operate CNC lathes and mills. The ideal candidate will have 2 years’ experience as a CNC Programmer and Machinist.


As a CNC MACHINIST, you will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Program and operate CNC lathes and mills by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs with the ability to hold close tolerances.
  • Sets-up lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers, indicating vices
  • Sets-up Mills by installing, tools, attachments, fixtures, soft jaws, stops
  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces, adhering to standards.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, 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.
  • Performs in process inspection of parts


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a CNC Programmer and Machinist
  • Familiarity with Fanuc G & M code-based programming.
  • Ability to lift 20lbs


Why you and us


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team. 


If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application.


Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship.


We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online:


Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.   Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer. 


Last application date: 05/02/2023

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at

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