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Machining - Medium - CNC Machinist

Macomb, MI 48042, USA Req #40
Friday, June 19, 2020

Summary of Position

CNC Machinist will work in conjunction with the CNC Department Manager to establish aerospace tool setups and validate programs for use on 3 and 5 axis machines.


Essential Functions

  • Works in conjunction with NC Programmers and CNC Department Manager to establish NC tool setups and validate NC programs for use on 3 and 5 axis CNC machines

  • Responsible for complete Numerical Control operation for machining tools, details and parts

  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and policies

  • Perform other job related tasks as assigned

Education, Experience & Additional Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Minimum five years’ experience in conventional machining and/or NC machining practices

  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22.C.F.R. § is required

Required Competencies

  • Ability to read complex blueprints

  • Ability to identify and find specifications

  • Understanding of general tolerances

  • Knowledge of geometric tolerances

  • Understand reference system

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to think independently and problem solve

  • Demonstrates a high attention to detail

  • Highly proficient computer skills

  • Demonstrated communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Manages time effectively and dependable

Travel Requirements

  • 10% required

Working Conditions
working conditions described here are representative of those that may be experienced by an employee on a daily basis while performing the functions of this job.

·While performing the duties of this job, employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles

·The employee may be exposed to vibration

·The employee is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

·May be required to work weekends to meet department and business demands

·Work with safe manufacturing processes and understand that eyewear is mandatory in the manufacturing area.

·Knows that safety shoes are recommended in the manufacturing area

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


·Must be able to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

·Must be able to see, talk, hear, touch, feel and reach with hands and arms.

·Must be able to frequently walk & stand for short periods of time

·Must be able to lift and move up to 35 pounds, occasionally lift and move objects up to 50lbs.


Special Requirements
Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee reference check, criminal background check, and drug screening.

This position requires use of information that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder').


Ascent Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, national origin, height, weight, marital status, familial status, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, and/or other category protected by law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Macomb, MI 48042, USA