Machinist in Louisville at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/11/2020

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Job Description

The Opportunity | Machinist

The Machinist performs independent work in the machine shop by operating all equipment according to quality and safety standards.

Major Accountabilities /Deliverables

  • Perform machine shop functions to support the laboratory testing for IMR departments as required. Equipment includes but is not limited to: manual mill, manual lathe, CNC mill, CNC lathe, saws and forklift.

  • Operate CNC machines to fabricate parts, provide specimens and fixtures for testing to other departments, and provide machining services for outside customers as needed.

  • Interface with our customers as necessary to assure that a high level of on time delivery and customer satisfaction is met.

  • Meet deadlines for internal customers to ensure that laboratory testing is completed on time.

  • Maintain a clean, neat and safe machine shop.


  • 3-5 years of experience in the field of machining, or an equivalent field.

  • Ability to learn and train with others in machine shop and mechanical department.

  • Ability to read diagrams and related materials.

  • Must be able to frequently lift, push, and pull objects that may weigh up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, as well as bend and stoop.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required, 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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