Machinist (2nd Shift) in Lansing at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

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Job Description

The Opportunity | Machinist

Under minimal supervision, the Machinist performs moderately complex assignment planning, layout, set up, operating and making tool adjustments for various types of manual, numerically controlled and computerized machine shop equipment 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.

Major Accountabilities /Deliverables

  • Manufacture and inspects 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.

  • Perform minor repairs of equipment

  • Keep work area clean and free from safety hazards. Maintain acceptable quality and efficiency level

  • Prove out CNC programs when required.


  • 4-6 years of experience as a Machinist

  • Must be able to determine machine tool and CNC program errors.

  • Understanding of all inspection techniques and equipment used including indicators, calipers and micrometers

  • Technical/Trade school preferred

    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.


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