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Production Associate CNC Machinist

Requisition ID:  105131
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 10,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

The CNC Machinist performs tasks related to program editing, set-up, operation, trouble-shooting and preventive maintenance for CNC machines, furnaces, custom process machines and production support equipment and perform all tasks which are required in the daily operation of the production facility.  The individual must be able to perform job duties in a safe and efficient manner.


Job Core Responsibilities

  • Comprehend and accurately follow specific detailed instructions for set-up and operations of CNC machines. 
  • Monitor, measure, and record quality assurance data including, but not limited to, dimensions, weight, or other specific information.
  • Must be able to accurately read manufacturing prints, machine drawings and operator’s manuals, adjust tooling and process parameters, interpret programs and interact with outside service technicians to solve problems.
  • Train other associates, as required, in equipment set-up, operation and trouble-shooting along with various other manufacturing processes and procedures.  
  • Operate material handling equipment including hoists and cranes, tow motors, pallet trucks, and other miscellaneous equipment.  Monitor and record data and make adjustments as needed to achieve processing requirements.   In addition, they must be able to perform troubleshooting while operating equipment, including performing and documenting limited preventative maintenance.
  • Use calipers, depth gages, micrometers, and other measuring equipment as required in the performance of job responsibilities.  They must be able to correctly and accurately utilize computers and the appropriate software programs in the performance of their job responsibilities. 
  • Track orders and, utilizing appropriate equipment, move material to enable the production process to flow efficiently and effectively.  They will be required to order production and non-production materials necessary to the normal operation of the facility.
  • Production Associates must be self- directed and flexible in the performance of job duties.  They must be able to communicate information, as required, to all other individuals involved in the normal operation of the facility.  They must be willing to work in teams for daily production and improvement opportunities.  In addition, they must be able to perform receiving, packing, and shipping duties as assigned.  They will also be required to perform plant housekeeping duties as necessary to maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • They will be responsible for observing safe work practices and maintaining a safe and clean work area. 

Job Specifications

Education: An Associate degree in machine technology (or equivalent, however acquired) and experience in operating and setup of a variety of CNC machines and other processing equipment. 

 Years’ Experience: 2-4 years in relevant experience

  • Skilled in set ups and machining operations of CNC machines.
  • The candidate must possess detailed reading comprehension and intermediate mathematical skills to accomplish the job requirements.
  • Ability to proficiently utilize a standard computer keyboard and user friendly software.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple manufacturing blueprints and possess the skills needed to accomplish the print requirements.  

Meggitt offers a Team Environment, Vacation, 401K, and an excellent benefit package.


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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

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