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CNC Machine Operator Apprentice 2nd Shift

Requisition ID:  43420
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Kentucky (3015)

Danville, KY, United States, 40422

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The CNC Machine Operator Apprentice will train on the 1st shift and after proper training will move to the 2nd shift.  This individual will perform basic routine mechanical and/or electromechanical assembly/CNC machine operator operations, under well-defined instructions and in accordance with company policy and safety procedures. 

Job Core Responsibilities
  • Novice

    Include but not limited to:


    Blueprint reading

    TWID/DWID understanding


    Understand blending

    Deburr tools used


    1 day - 90 days (then review for potential move to next level)

    $17.00 per hour


    Include but not limited to:

    Startup/Shutdown of machine

    Tooling Knowledge/use

    Measuring skills

    Machine Preventive Maintenance

    Coolant level/readings

    3 months - 9 months (then review for potential move to next level)

    $18.00 per hour


    Include but not limited to:

    Machine Controller

    Cell controller

    Machine Setup

    Understanding of G/M codes

    Zoller tool setup

    9 months - 18 months (then review for potential move to next level)

    $19.00 per hour


    Employee must demonstrate a working knowledge of all these skills listed above

    Between 18-24 months (then review to become a full time CNC Operator)

    Pay will be equal to the market rate at the time (based on knowledge and skill level)

  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary
Job Specifications

Education A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.
Years Experience 0-2 years of relevant experience

  • Good mechanical aptitude and ability to work with very small parts      
  • Able to operate a variety of hand tools and light machinery      
  • Capable of performing basic mathematics
  • Ability to read and interpret company documents, such as safety rules, operating/manufacturing instructions, policies and procedures      
  • Able to problem-solve using existing procedures to perform straightforward tasks       
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills


This position requires use of information which 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'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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