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Machine Operator, General (Evening Shift)

Requisition ID:  99672
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)
Location: 

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91605

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 12,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Engine Systems division brings together a range of abilities to support aero-engine manufacturers including Pratt & Whitney, General Electric, Safran and Rolls Royce.

At Meggitt, we have spearheaded pioneering applied research and technology programmes to develop next generation turbofan cooling. We create thermal management components which operate reliably in extremes of temperature, pressure and vibration on the engines and airframes of leading military and commercial rotary and fixed wing aircraft.

Together, our Engine Systems division is helping to create the engines of the future.

Job Designation

To set up and operate all types and sizes of milling machines following established machine shop machining methods and practices in an efficient manner with minimum assistance.

Job Core Responsibilities

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

  • Selects and mounts cutting tools and adjusts for proper cut. Selects and sets machine feeds and speeds, sets and adjusts machine attachments.
  • Grinds own tool bits and simpler types of special purpose tools. Works from blueprints, sketches, and shop orders.
  • Lays out part reference lines and points as a guide in machining operation, and fills out setup sheets as required.
  • Performs miscellaneous related duties, such as housekeeping, on any shift as required.
  • 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 is preferred.

Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field.

Years Experience: 0-2 years of relevant experience

Skills:

  • Experience in operating production equipment and machinery
  • Basic math proficiency  
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and blueprints
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to use existing procedures to perform straightforward tasks
  • Effective oral and written communication

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods and stand to perform work. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull or move up to fifty (50) pounds or more with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

  • Occasionally required to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.
  • Safety glasses, shop coat/apron, proper shoes.
  • Occasional exposure to shop element such as noise, dust, odors and fumes.

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 HRISon@meggitt.com.

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, 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.

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