Machinist in Shelby at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 10/1/2021

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Job Description

The WRIGHT career!

Curtiss-Wright Actuation Division designs, manufactures and supports electro-mechanical actuation products and systems for use in demanding applications in Aerospace, Defense and Industrial Automation markets. Our market leading solutions help improve the reliability, efficiency and performance of our customers' operations and platforms, as well as reducing their environmental impact with energy efficient electro-mechanical designs and technology. For the Aerospace market, we supply actuation systems for flight control, landing gear, utility and other applications on both commercial and military aircraft.

Find out more information and view our products here: https://www.cw-actuation.com/About/About-Actuation-Group

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Machinist
Under general supervision, performs routine and semi-routine assignment planning, layout, set up, operating and making tool adjustments for various types of manual, numerically controlled and computerized machine shop equipment. Under general supervision, works from blueprints, process sheets and sketches to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions. May communicate directly with engineers to understand the purpose of a part assembly. Checks and inspects machining operations against specified tolerances. May identify and repair minor machine malfunctions.

Location: Shelby, NC

The Challenge:

  • Manufacture and inspect detailed parts and tools from blueprints, sketches, drawings and verbal instructions using a variety of machining tools and equipment ( mills, lathes, drill presses, grinders, jig bores and other machining equipment) and using mathematical and geometrical calculations.
  • Determine how to set up machines based on instructions received and perform minor repairs of equipment. Responsible for keeping work area clean and free from safety hazards and to maintain acceptable quality and efficiency level.
  • Prove out CNC programs when required.

Your Expertise:

  • 2-3 years of experience in a Maintenance Repair Tech. role or similar.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Basic knowledge of sheet metal and CNC equipment is preferred. Career Readiness Certificate (Silver or Gold), Certified Process Owner (CPO).
  • Ability to read and interpret process worksheets, inspect parts, set-up, operate and maintain set-ups of machines, prove out CNC programs, and maintain acceptable quality and efficiency level. Must be able to communicate effectively.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.