Machinist III

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Palo Alto, CA
Job Description

3rd Shift Production Machinist

Hours: 10pm - 6:30am

Work includes assignment planning, layout, set up, operating and making tool adjustments for various types of manual, numerically controlled and computerized machine shop equipment. May communicate directly with engineers to understand the purpose of a part assembly.

* Works from blueprints, process sheets and sketches to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions.

* Checks and inspects machining operations against specified tolerances.

* May identify and repair minor machine malfunctions.

Job Requirements

Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge:

* Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

* Experience with SAP or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired.

Typical Education and Experience:

* Associates Degree or equivalent.

* 3 - 5 years of related experience.