Meggitt PLC Production Machinist in US, Oregon

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

Under close supervision will follow manufacturing processes to fabricate Production, Prototype and R&D parts by setting up and operating a variety of precision machines while following safety policy and procedures.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Perform precision machining on lathes, mills, and grind machines for tooling - applying knowledge of basic shop math and machine layout procedures.

  • Set-up and run superior quality complex parts and maintain standard rates. High mix, low volume supplier.

  • Use shop math to compute information relating to work such as, feeds, speeds, angles, tooling locations & missing dimensions.

  • May edit CNC lathes and mills.

  • Work from blueprints and rough sketches to produce tooling and machine parts in accordance with specifications.

  • Works to specifications, from both oral and written instructions, sketches, blueprints, engineering drawings and manuals with little supervision.

  • 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: High school education or equivalent required. Associates Degree preferred.

Years Experience: 2-5 years experience as a Machinist working on various jobs utilizing precision machines. Skills:

  • Working knowledge of SPC, JIT and TQM preferred.

  • Experience on lathes, mills, and grind machines.

  • Knowledge of different alloys.

  • Must be able to read blueprints and rough sketches.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of GD&T.

  • Excellent math skills (including geometry & trigonometry).

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions in the English language.

  • Must be able to stand in one place for long periods of time.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 LBS and carry it up to 10 feet.

  • Considerable hand and wrist motions.

  • Will be required to wear safety glasses and steel toed shoes. Ear protection as necessary or directed.

  • Organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work within a small team environment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of personality types and different levels within the organization.

  • Ability to read and analyze data.

  • Demonstrated initiative and problem solving skills.

  • Detail oriented; Logical thinker.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Must be able to use the telephone, sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time.

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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