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Careers at Latva

Looking to join one of the premier contract CNC machining companies for the aerospace, military, and high-tech markets in the United States?

As an employee of Latva Machine, LLC, you receive regular pay for the services you provide. The other part of your total compensation is the value of the benefits that Latva Machine, LLC makes available to you and if applicable, your family.

Medical & Dental Benefits: Latva Machine, LLC provides comprehensive health and dental benefits for all full-time regular employees. You will be eligible the first of the month following 30-days from your hire date. All full-time regular employees are eligible for Dental Insurance the first of the month following 3 months of employment. As a valued employee, Latva Machine, LLC pays 100% of the premium for the dental plan.

As of your date of hire, the Company offers Harvard Pilgrim Elevated or Harvard Pilgrim HMO. Both have the deductible of $3000/$6000.

Health Reimbursement Account: As a valued employee, Latva Machine puts money into an HRA for you to help cover a portion of the deductible. For a single person the contribution is $1,500 and family plans the contribution is $3,000.

Health Savings Account: Latva Machine also puts money into an HSA for further help on covering medical expenses. For a single person the contribution is $750. And $1,500 for family. You are also eligible to put additional monies aside through payroll deduction.

Latva also offers:
Flexible Benefit Plan
EmployeeConnect / Employee Assistance Plan
EyeMed – Vision Care
Harvard Pilgrim Reduce My Costs
Doctor on Demand/Virtual
Living WellSM program
Accrued Vacation
Personal Leave
Paid Holidays
Short Term Disability
Workers’ Compensation
Life and AD&D
Various Supplemental Insurances (i.e. vision, cancer, life, etc.)
401K
Education Reimbursements
Uniforms
Eyeglass Reimbursements

Please note that Latva Machine, LLC reserves the right to alter or delete benefits at any time.

Current Opportunities

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Quality Control Team Member (2nd Shift)

SUMMARY:
This standard establishes and describes the duties, authority, and responsibility of the Quality Control (QC) Team Member. The Quality Control (QC) Team Member is selected and appointed by and derives this authority from the Quality Assurance Manager.

RESPONSIBILITY:
It is the responsibility of the Quality Control (QC) Team Member to support manufacturing quality through all processes. The Quality Control (QC) Team Member is to work in conjunction with all departments regarding the successful implementation and execution of manufacturing quality plans.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute accurate and effective Quality Control Patrols
  • Execute accurate and timely First Piece Processes
  • Support manufacturing quality with needed CMM; Comparator and on floor inspections.
  • Communicate with Machinists and Leaders regarding quality concerns and resolutions.
  • Log and control the incoming and outgoing gauging for Latva Machine and its customers.
  • Calibrate all internal gauging on schedule or up to one month prior to its due date
  • Set all gauging including, but not limited to: Dial bores, Sunnen two point Gages, Johnson style 3 pt. Pitch diameter Gages, Indicator sticks and Indicals.
  • Deliver the set gauging to the setup operator at his machine in accordance to the Gage request schedule.
  • Conduct Quality Audits as needed and as time permits.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

As a member of the Latva Team, this position will assist in covering various roles as needed throughout the facility.

Duties not necessarily indicated above which arise within operations will accordingly be included in this position, in addition to special assignments from Management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong knowledge of GD & T and Blue Print Interpretation.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years Quality experience.
  • Knowledgeable in GageTrak functions.
  • Must be proficient in layout inspection.
  • Knowledgeable of CMM operation.
  • Knowledge of Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Knowledgeable of all inspection equipment used in a standard job shop and their proper use, calibration, and set-up.
  • Must be professional and possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Some understanding of computer skills.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Must have the ability to participate effectively in group meetings.

OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Work cross functionally with all departments within the facility.
  • Must be professional, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and have the ability to handle sensitive, confidential situations.
  • Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with outside customers and individuals at all levels of the company.
  • Work requires continuous attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and portray demonstrated abilities to manage multiple competing tasks and demands.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Physical activity including bending, reaching, walking, standing and periods of sitting.

Latva Machine is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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CNC Operator – Grade One (2nd Shift)

SUMMARY:
It is the responsibility of the CNC Operator – Grade One to efficiently use company assets to produce quality parts in a controlled environment with minimal scrap.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mastery of Operator Trainee capabilities
  • Able to read and understand basic blueprints
  • Knowledge of most inspection equipment
  • Operates machines with minimal supervision
  • Changes tooling and adjusts offsets
  • Completes all inspection report requirements
  • Duties not necessarily indicated above which arise within operations will accordingly be included in this position, in addition to special assignments from Management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and at least three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of computer software applications related to manufacturing environment with the ability to learn unique computer programs.

Other skills required:

  • Work cross functionally with all departments within the facility.
  • Must be professional, possess excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to handle sensitive, confidential situations.
  • Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with outside customers and individuals at all levels of the company.
  • Work requires continuous attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and portray demonstrated abilities to manage multiple competing tasks and demands.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Physical activity including bending, reaching, walking, standing and periods of sitting.

Latva Machine is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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CNC Machinist – Grade One (2nd Shift)

SUMMARY:
It is the responsibility of the CNC Machinist – Grade One to efficiently use company assets to produce quality parts in a controlled environment with minimal scrap.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mastery of Operator-Machinist capabilities
  • Sets up new jobs in a timely manner with minimal supervision
  • Completes basic edits to CNC programs – optimizing Surface Footage (SFM), Chip Load and Depth of Cut (DOC)
  • Performs timely and accurate setups of repeat work orders without supervision
  • Duties not necessarily indicated above which arise within operations will accordingly be included in this position, in addition to special assignments from Management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and three years’ experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of computer software applications related to manufacturing environment with the ability to learn unique computer programs.

Other skills required:

  • Work cross functionally with all departments within the facility.
  • Must be professional, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and have the ability to handle sensitive, confidential situations.
  • Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with outside customers and individuals at all levels of the company.
  • Work requires continuous attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and portray demonstrated abilities to manage multiple competing tasks and demands.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Physical activity including bending, reaching, walking, standing and periods of sitting.

Latva Machine is an Equal Opportunity Employer