Machinist 5 (nights) - Monroe

Damar Aerosystems - 14767 172nd Dr SE, Monroe, WA 98272
Damar Aerosystems
Vacancy title
Machinist 5 (nights) - Monroe
Damar Aerosystems - 14767 172nd Dr SE, Monroe, WA 98272
Advertised salary
$28.00 - $35.00 per hour
Employment type
Closing date
31 October 2023

Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar?

We are a manufacturer of structural parts for the leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM's) in the large business and regional jet markets. Our experience and capabilities span multiple segments of an aircraft, including the engine pylon, struts, wing box, wings, wheel well, and the interior. Our success is based on utilizing proprietary manufacturing techniques to manufacture high quality complex parts through cost effective production.

Given its breadth of capabilities and strong customer relationships, we have substantial content on the aviation industry's most popular aircraft.

What does the job involve?

The Machinist 5 creates tooling for new jobs, sets up and operates numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate aerospace parts per engineering specifications.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Reads and understands engineering drawings with a high level of skill.
  • Inspects manufactured parts with a high level of skill
    Is able to run all machine centers after being familiarized with the controls
  • Is able to tool proof first-run jobs and gives feedback to CNC Programmers or Run 1 Team in order to resolve manufacturing problems
  • Sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enter commands to retrieve and input computerized machine control media without supervision
  • Consistently creates and runs a first part that meet engineering specifications without supervision
  • Able to operate a variety of machine centers
  • Understands and applies optimal part holding techniques
  • Accurately manufactures new tooling or repairs used tooling
  • Analyzes and solves manufacturing problems with a high level of skill
  • Uses tools to find machine work offsets
  • Recognizes machine deviation versus cutter or holding problems and adjusts accordingly to meet specifications
  • Runs parts that meet engineering specification without supervision.
  • Reads, understands and interprets engineering drawings
  • Follows instructions on set up sheets without supervision
  • Performs daily tasks without supervision
  • Applies optimal cutting techniques, speeds, and feeds, and relays recommendations back to CNC programmers or Run 1 Team
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and relays discrepancies back to CNC Programmers or Run 1 Team, and recommends improvements
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications using standard measuring tools
  • Meets job standard times without supervision
  • Follows all safety guidelines established by the Company, including proper use of safety equipment and relevant safety procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

What key skills and experience do I need?

  • Demonstrates a good attitude toward work and arrives on time for start of shift
  • Properly uses all tools necessary to complete a set up and inspect first part to be submitted for buy-off
  • Follows instructions and demonstrates strong attention to detail
  • Communicates well verbally and in writing
  • Good manual dexterity and sense of spatial relationships

What qualifications should I have?

  • Strong skills and aptitude in math
  • Ability to perform basic functions with MS Windows-based computer operating systems, such as opening and closing files
  • Seven years on-the-job experience operating CNC machines
  • Completion of Machine Proficiency test during interview process

Why join Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar?

We are committed to continuous sustainable growth through superior customer satisfaction. We are dedicated to operating in an ethical, safe, and environmentally responsible manner while providing a rewarding work environment for our employees. Our mission is supported by a culture of teamwork, continuous improvement, and strategic technology investments.

Benefit Offerings  

Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar offers eligible employees (and eligible family members):

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Employee, Spouse or Child Life Insurance,
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

Eligible employees are also offered 401k, PTO, 80 hours of paid holiday per calendar year, and other compensation (as applicable).  

Trade Compliance Statement

Access to our facilities is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Persons (U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. Nationals, U.S. refugees, asylees, or temporary residents under amnesty provisions ), and to properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for export control purposes. Additionally, potential employee names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive controlled technical data.

Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar is an equal opportunity employer.