As the country’s premier CNC Machinist recruitment and staffing agency, Our client, an aerospace manufacturing pioneer, has asked us to assist them in locating a CNC Machinist for their team. With a sole focus on innovation and quality, they have spent the last several decades specializing in the production of advanced aerospace structures and components. Their half a million square foot state-of-the-art facility and dedicated team of professionals are committed to excellence in manufacturing and customer service, catering to a diverse range of aerospace needs. 

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

As a CNC Machinist you will be at the forefront of aerospace manufacturing, utilizing cutting-edge CNC technology to produce high-precision components. In our dynamic aerospace production environment, you will handle various materials including metal, composite, and graphite, ensuring the highest quality standards are met.

  • Machine Setup and Operation: Skillfully set up and operate CNC Mills and Lathes. Must also be proficient in using Fanuc and Siemens Controllers across 3 and 5 axis machines.
  • Tooling Selection and Mounting: Choose and securely mount appropriate tooling for diverse machining operations.
  • Optimization of Machining Processes: Determine optimal feed and speed settings for efficient and precise machining.
  • Precision Machining: Execute various operations including cut off, trimming, countersinking, and drilling.
  • Quality Assurance: Utilize instruments like calipers, micrometers, and gauges to ensure dimensional accuracy of parts.
  • Blueprint Interpretation: Read and understand technical drawings and blueprints to accurately fulfill machining requirements.
  • Technical Skills: Apply shop math for precise calculations and effectively transfer files from computers to numeric controllers.
  • Machine Maintenance: Conduct routine checks and maintenance of machines to ensure smooth operation and longevity.
  • Safety and Compliance: Strict adherence to safety protocols and guidelines to maintain a secure working environment.
  • Team Collaboration: Work alongside team members to achieve production goals within set timelines.
  • Problem-solving: Identify and communicate machine performance issues or product quality concerns.
  • Documentation: Maintain thorough records of machining operations, including production logs and inspection reports.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay abreast with latest machining techniques and industry trends.
  • Independent Working: Manage tasks independently, prioritizing for efficient completion.
  • Quality Inspection: Inspect finished parts for any defects or deviations from standards.


  • High School diploma or equivalent

Required Skills and Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in CNC machining.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting technical diagrams and instructions.
  • Exceptional manual dexterity and precision.
  • Strong communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • A willingness to adhere to union regulations.
  • Commitment to quality and detail oriented work.
  • Self-motivation and capability to operate with minimal supervision.