L3 Harris

CNC Lathe Machinist 4 - Redmond

Redmond, WA

Job Description

CNC Lathe Machinist 4

Posted: Tuesday, 4/2/2024
Job Overview

We are seeking a top-level precision CNC Machinist to join our Machine Shop in Redmond, Washington. This is a first shift position that typically works Mondays - Thursdays from 5:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., but candidates must be willing and available to work other shifts or overtime as needed to meet delivery schedules.

In our Redmond, WA, site (Seattle area), we fabricate, assemble, and test chemical and electric thrusters, as well as small scale propulsion systems. Our electric propulsion systems enable a wide variety of missions from the exploration of our solar system to global communication and the surveillance of severe weather and wild fires.

Essential Functions

100% - Under direction of the Machine Shop Supervisor, Lead or designee, the Machinist will perform set-ups and machining of close tolerance aerospace hardware on numerically controlled and conventional lathes. Duties include:
  • Reading and understanding GD&T, engineering drawings and blueprints including true positioning and conventional tolerancing.
  • Reading and following production planning.
  • Running jobs close to tolerances of +/- .0001".
  • Maintaining a rejection rate of less than 2%.
  • Using precision measuring instruments to check work.
  • Setting up and running the following: numerically controlled and conventional Lathes (includes programming).
  • Other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or equivalent preferred and 6+ years of related experience in close tolerance CNC machining experience. Knowledge of machining materials such as aluminum, tool, alloy, carbon steels, stainless steel, titanium, plastics and Inconel is preferred. Must understand and be able to use trigonometry. Requires the willingness and ability to work overtime as necessary.

In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role is $28.13/hr MIN - $52.16/hr MAX. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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