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CNC Machining & Inspection Technician

bw_wordkay_placeHood River - Oregon - USA

bw_wordkay_timeMay 05, 2020

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


This position is for Cascadia Motion, a full system supplier of custom and catalog electric and hybrid vehicle propulsion system solutions. The company owns the full client project from quote/feasibility through electronic and mechanical design through in-house manufacture through build and test. Projects are typically prototype (A-sample) to low volume with an expectation of migration to higher volumes through our parent company (BorgWarner Inc, a Fortune-500 automotive parts supplier). Our customer base is extensive and international ranging from OEM to startup.

Cascadia Motion engages our talented group of employees with meaningful work, amazing technologies, exciting customers, and a culture that respects diversity and rewards excellence. We promote an atmosphere that fosters personal growth and allows you to propel your career to the next level. 

We have locations in both Hood River and Wilsonville, Oregon. The Mechanical Build Machinist role will be based in Hood River


  • Create production and prototype parts utilizing machine tools and instructions from set up documents and engineering team. (70%)
  • Utilize measuring tools including CMM to verify manufactured parts are conforming. (30%)
  • Communicate regularly with management regarding the status of current projects.


  • Work with engineering and management to implement efficiency improvements
  • Assist with Manufacturing Engineering tasks as needed.


  • Ability to analyze mechanical problems, interpret CNC machine setup and process needs and develop creative solutions
  • Understanding of GD&T as it applies to machined parts and assembly.
  • High degree of commitment, ownership and self-motivation in order to effectively manage part production from start to finish
  • Must be able to positively relate and interact with co-workers with a can-do attitude.
  • Exhibit reliable attendance, trustworthiness and high attention to detail.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of machining, measurement and mechanical principles
  • Organized with good multi-tasking abilities


  • Consults with the company management group regarding project/task status
  • May halt production if a quality or safety problem is identified


  • Manage various machined part projects as assigned and report to Management on status


  • CNC shop experience. Broad mechanical experience.


  • High school diploma or GED


This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the Cascadia Motion Safety Policy Manual, which includes the use of equipment, protective devices, or clothing that the employer requires. This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses. He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and coworkers. In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor.


BorgWarner/Cascadia Motion is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


BorgWarner/Cascadia Motion does provide sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this role, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


Please note that BorgWarner/Cascadia Motion and any of its affiliated companies does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or offers from third party recruiters or staffing agencies associated with any published or unpublished employment opportunities. Any unsolicited information sent to BorgWarner/Cascadia Motion will be considered as unencumbered and free from any fee or charge whatsoever. Only members of our Human Resources Team have the authority to engage or authorize recruiting services, which must be agreed upon before the unsolicited resume or offer is received.

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