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Sr. Machinist

New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc
United States, California, Chatsworth
March 19, 2023

$1,000 Employee Sign-On Bonus for ALL Positions!

New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB) is a leading manufacturer of precision bearings and complex bearing assemblies for the aerospace, defense, medical, dental, and high technology markets. Founded in Peterborough, NH in 1946, our almost 8 decades of success are rooted in our commitment to the safety, health and wellness of our employees, and partnerships with our customers, suppliers and the communities that surround us.

NHBB's Precision Division is based in the western corner of the San Fernando Valley surrounded by the Santa Susanna Mountains to the west and Los Angeles to the east.

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We are always on the lookout for outstanding individuals with a strong work ethic, creative spirit and positive attitude. If you have what it takes to be successful and our NHBB Values speak to you, apply now.

Sr. Machinist I

Chatsworth, California, United States

$1,000 Employee Sign-On Bonus for all Positions!

Occupational Summary:

The primary responsibilities of a Machinist I is to fabricate and recondition the required components and tooling in support of manufacturing operations in the most efficient manner possible while adhering to NHBB quality principles.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Run manual machines including manual grinders to fabricate and recondition basic components and tooling in support of manufacturing

Heat treat basic fabricated components following prescribed specification

Run manual mills and manual lathes as well as surface grinders to be able to furnish a completed part

Form and recess grinding: grind tools using grinding equipment while maintaining close tolerances and specifications

Detect and report unusual conditions and special problem immediately to Supervisor. Move materials, containers, and equipment in performance of duties or as directed. Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations. Keep work area in clean and orderly condition.

Recognize and report any irregularities as to defective parts, equipment, work techniques and/or quality of workmanship.

Diagnose and correct operating difficulties with assistance as needed. Perform daily minor maintenance duties relative to equipment used.

Be attentive to detail.

Perform other duties as required or directed.


High School diploma or equivalent


Demonstrated proficiency with manual mills and lathes

Demonstrated proficiency with surface grinders

Demonstrated proficiency in manual grinders

Demonstrated proficiency with inspection equipment


Demonstrated proficiency with the Walter grinder, OR press equipment for snap wire, OR surface grinders for rollers, blades and drivers

Mechanical aptitude


Attention to detail

Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction) and maintain an understanding of the decimal and metric systems

Able to be flexible and respond to the changing needs of the organization

Willingness to learn and advance

Other Requirements:
Note: Physical job requirements may include standing, use of hands to assemble and or carry out job functions as well as sitting, lifting, carrying, bending and stooping during the course of the job.
Ability to lift 40 lbs.

Work Authorization
NHBB will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer
NHBB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to nmontes@nhbb.com

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time.
The job description doesn't constitute a contract of employment and the company may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.
The above lists all of the essential functions, education, knowledge, skills and abilities required for this job. These are the minimum requirements; employees must also demonstrate good interpersonal skills, proper attitude and professionalism, acceptable attendance and work behaviors - at a minimum.

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