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CNC Operator/Machinist

Onboard Systems International, LLC has an immediate, full-time opening for an experienced CNC Operator. This position is for the day shift, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday–Friday, 40 hours per week in our climate-controlled manufacturing and service environment.

Our Company

Founded in 1975, Onboard Systems is a thriving company that designs and manufactures sophisticated products for the worldwide helicopter industry. As a recognized leader in helicopter lift equipment, our products are chosen by helicopter operators and OEMs throughout the world. Our headquarters is located in Vancouver, WA, with direct access to I-205 and I-5.

Job Description
  • Operate manual and/or CNC machines to manufacture products to drawing and planning requirements.
Experience Requirements
  • A minimum of 2 years experience operating manual and/or CNC machines.
  • Must be proficient with shop measuring tools.
  • Setup and program change experience preferred.
  • Read and understand shop drawings and planning
  • Setup and operate machines
  • Load and unload parts to be machined
  • Check and measure parts for dimensional correctness
  • Deburr parts as needed
  • Must be able to lift 35–50 LB occasionally
  • Must be detail oriented and precise
  • Perform routine machine support activities including starting machines, adding coolant, removing chips, turning off machines at shift end, etc.
  • Diligently wear ear and eye protection at all times when operating machines
Compensation & Benefits
  • Salary dependent on experience & background  ($22.00 - $30.00)
  • Paid time off including sick time
  • Eleven paid holidays per year
  • Flexible work hours
  • Cafeteria options for medical & dental coverage
  • 401(k) with automatic 3% employer contribution
  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
COVID-19 considerations

Currently no mandates, could change in the future

How to apply
  • To apply for this position, email a resume and cover letter using the subject line "Job Position: CNC Operator/Machinist"
  • In the cover letter, describe how your specific background aligns with our required competencies, education, and experience.

To be considered for this position, you should have a solid work history, verifiable references, and be able to pass mandatory drug and alcohol screening and background checks. Onboard Systems is an equal opportunity employer.


Why Onboard

We maintain a large inventory of products, spare parts, and complete systems on site, allowing fast shipment of most items. While other manufacturers may put you on a waiting list for months, Onboard is able to turn around orders quickly — oftentimes the same day your payment is received. View our shipping policy here