Machine Operator/CNC Machinist

Website Howmet Aerospace

Machine Operator/CNC Machinist Job Highlights

Title Machine Operator/CNC Machinist
Type Full Time (night shift)
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Midway, GA, United States
Company Howmet Aerospace

Company Profile

Howmet Aerospace provides advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, and forged wheels for commercial transportation.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Machine Operator/CNC Machinist who will perform a variety of tasks including the following setting up and operating equipment for machining and inspections, operating hand tools, and other related general manufacturing work.

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a machine operator or production/manufacturing environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in relatable machinery operations
  • 3+ years of experience operating mobile equipment
  • 3+ years of experience using hand tools, power tools, and other related equipment
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience
  • Ability to use inspection gages and instruments
  • CNC machining experience
  • Machinist certification preferred
  • Setup machinery for operation by self or others


  • Checks parts with standard gauges or precision measuring instruments (micrometers, calipers, thread gauges, depth micrometers, and dial indicator) and submits parts for inspection as required
  • Evaluate, inspect, and document the condition of dies and die components and log the status of the job
  • General understanding of G-code to perform common machining operations
  • Keeps work area clean, safe, and in an orderly fashion daily
  • Learn to set up and operate any new machinery added to the departments to which assigned
  • Perform all duties in a safe manner and raise any concerns to the appropriate leaders
  • Performs all operations in a timely manner and identifies improvement opportunities
  • Reads blueprints and understands general GD&T principles
  • Requires overtime on Fridays as needed and directed by operations
  • Sets up and operates any standard and specialized machines to perform necessary operations in departments to which assigned, including but not limited to:
  • Subject to reemployment contingencies: drug test, physical, and background check
  • Understand the speeds and feeds pertaining to various machines Communicate effectively with engineering and coordinators
  • Working knowledge in manufacturing and quality processes and principles
  • Performs other tasks as required


  • Must be able to work Night Shift
  • Ability to read and interpret product prints

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to hear and understand verbal instructions.
  • Ability to read and understand work instructions.
  • Ability to use computers.
  • Continuously required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Continuously required to wear common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, and Hard Hats.
  • The ability to keep or regain balance or remain upright when walking on varying surfaces.
  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements with the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, place, or assemble.
  • The ability to raise/lower an object with control by reaching near the floor, knee, waist, or chest levels.

Others Qualifications

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee


  • 401(k) with Company retirement contribution and Company match
  • Medical, Life, Dental, Vision, and other Company benefits
  • Paid holidays
  • Performance Pay based on business performance
  • Vacation eligibility
  • Weekly pay; shift differential for night shift

Employer’s Statement

Howmet Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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