Teledyne Technologies

Tool Maker - Machinist

Job Locations US-CA-Torrance
Requisition ID
Company Name
Teledyne Reynolds US
1st Shift - Morning
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen/US National/Perm Resident/ Asylee/Refugee
Internal Code (for CareerBuilder)

Company Overview

Teledyne Reynolds (a business unit of Teledyne Defense Electronics, LLC) has over 60 years of heritage supplying the highest quality, high voltage interconnect solutions to the most demanding of applications in the Military/Defense, High-end Industrial, Medical, Energy and Space industries.


We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team!


We are truly Everywhereyoulook

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Summary Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the following duties.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manufactures jigs, fixtures, dies, molds, machine tools, cutting tools, gauges, and production tooling used in manufacturing processes.
  •  Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  •  Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining.
  •  Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers.
  •  Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  •  Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  •  Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to
  •  Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
  • Fits and assembles parts into complete
  •  Verifies dimensions and alignment of
  •  Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.
  •  Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated.
  • Confers with engineers, production personnel, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 6-8 years previous experience
  • Ability to communicate in both oral and written
  • Certified in machine shop training preferred
  • Use of measuring tools: Vernier and Digital Calipers, Micrometers, Indicator tools, and electronic measuring tools
  • Hand tools: Pliers, screwdriverS;8flt'rWrenches
  • Machine tools:
    • Drilling machines: bench, floor, radial and horizontal
    • Milling machines: horizontal, vertical and boring mills
    • Turning machines: lathes (turret and vertical turret)
    • Grinding machines: surface, cylindrical and center-less
  • Work holders: vises, chucks, indexing tools, jigs and fixtures
  • Tool holders: cutter adapters, extensions, tool posts, index-able turrets, quick change adapters, arbors and collets
  • Cutting tools: milling cutters, face mills, shell mills, and mills, form cutters, drills, reamers, taps, countersinks, counter-bores, core drills; various turning tools, form tools and threading tools
  • Mold tools: break down and set up of molds, cavities, inserts and core pins
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 50lbs

Must be US person or citizen


Citizenship Requirements

Due to the type of work at the facility and certain access restrictions, successful applicants must be a "U.S. Person" (US citizens, US nationals, lawful permanent residents, asylees or refugees).

Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,religious creed,gender,sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,transgender,pregnancy,marital status,national origin,ancestry,citizenship status,age,disability,protected Veteran Status,genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,state,or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email or call (855)479-1480. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.


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