• Machine Operator - CNC Lead

    Job Locations US-CA-Corona
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Clow Valve
  • Overview

    The machinist is vital to sustainability and customer satisfaction by providing precise quality parts that meet and exceed customer expectations by transforming raw materials into world class life sustaining water products.



    Starting rate of pay: $20.65/hr

    Shift: 1st



    Please note: Clow Valve practices Conscious Hiring; We utilize the Job Fit Inventories to help us in hiring the right person for the right job. This creates an opportunity for us to best utilize our candidates skills, abilities and behaviors to benefit them long term. We use a minimum 80% fit score for every position we have to verify it's a good fit for both sides and we can maximize development and optimization.




    1.      Production (70%) – Review and understand prints to accurately set up the machines by selecting proper tooling and programming for each part.  While setting up the machines, inspect the tooling to be used to verify all are in good condition; if noted otherwise, report results to the supervisor and replace worn tooling.  Track change-outs in ongoing inventory to ensure future tooling availability.  Take care in loading and loading parts into the fixtures to allow for accurate machining as well as employee safety.  Effectively communicate with the shot blast and assembly departments to determine machining needs; communicate needs with fuse coat department so that machining needs can be met.

    2.      Maintenance (15%) – Perform safety inspections and basic maintenance on equipment to guarantee efficient and safe operations.  Complete applicable paperwork associated with inspections, making note of any suspected or identified issues; promptly communicate the suspected or identified issues to the maintenance department and supervisor for timely repairs and continued internal customer satisfaction.

    3.      Quality (10%)- Perform meticulous in-process quality inspections of machined parts using precision measuring instruments and the application of general shop math to minimize scrap rates.  Upon identifying a quality issue immediately investigate equipment tooling and programing, blue print specifications, raw materials, or any other factor which could be causing the quality issue.  Promptly communicate issues upon identification to the maintenance department and supervisor as well as any findings on the root cause of the issue and work to quickly correct the issue.

    4.      Whatever It Takes (5%) – Support complete Clow success by responding to varying needs on the production floor with urgency and commitment to team productivity. Lend a hand to any critical task including, but not limited to lifting pipes, driving a forklift, pulling orders, cleaning the bathrooms, cleaning up, coming together as a team to build excess hydrants, etc.



    • Minimum of 2 years of machine programming experience.
    • Minimum of 5 years of prior machining.
    • Lifting/carrying of less than 50 pounds.
    • Standing greater than 6 hours per day.
    • Ability to work in extreme temperature conditions.
    • Ability to work around machinery.
    • Ability to gauge and measure parts using mathematics.
    • Ability to use hand tools & do repetitive work.
    • Ability to use general mechanical tools in a safe matter. 
    • Ability to wear PPE including but not limited to earplugs, safety glasses, & metatarsal guarded boots.
    • General knowledge and use of mechanical tools, and shop equipment, drill press, grinder, conventional mill, and conventional lathe.
    • Some electrical, and hydraulic knowledge preferred, but not required.


    Clow Valve Offers a Full Range Benefits Package Including: Premium Free Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life, Disability, and 401K. 


    McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.



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