CNC Machine Operator ll – 1st shift


Jacksonville, FL

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United States of America


HFL04: ASG Jacksonville-Blount Island 6061 BF Goodrich Blvd , Jacksonville, FL, 32226 USA

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Collins Aerospace in Jacksonville FL has an immediate opening for a CNC Machine Operator II.

This individual will be responsible for tooling setup and machining new parts by executing programs and operating a variety of computer numerical control (CNC) or manual machines (3 axis and 5 axis CNC).

This person will liaise with other operators and departments where appropriate to ensure the Machining section meets the required demands and reports directly to the Machining Supervisor.

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This position is located on Blount Island and will requires some travel between our 2 Jacksonville locations, Busch Drive location and Blount Island on an as needed basis.

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Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Set-up and Operate multiple CNC Machine Centers.
  • Maintain a teamworking mindset.
  • The machining of complex fiberglass and CFRP products.
  • Maintain proper condition of measuring instruments.
  • Maintain proper cutting conditions on machining centers.
  • Maintain proper documentation of executed operations.
  • Meet or exceed required output hours.
  • Meet or exceed Machine Shop FPY requirements.
  • Meet and sustain Certified Operator requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for program and work-holding improvements.
  • Support and manage the machine tooling to best achieve drawing tolerances, including offset adjustments and tool wear identification.
  • Communicate with co-workers and supervisor to coordinate activities.
  • Maintain a clean and hazard free work cell.
  • Achieve required part cosmetics with manual operations.
  • Cross-train on different types of machining centers.
  • Participate in all team stand-ups and uses safe ergonomic practices in performing job.
  • Participate in EHS risk reduction activities.
  • Adhere to all Collins rules and codes of conduct.
  • Look for ways to eliminate safety hazards and improve the overall safety of the workplace.
  • Provide continuous improvement ideas to support lean and CORE initiatives.
  • Check parts using specified gages or check parts using furnished fixtures to see that dimensions are being maintained.
  • Perform routine maintenance checks, reporting improper machine function and/or check parts not being held to the proper dimensions.
  • May perform other job duties as required and available for overtime as necessary.
  • Support CORE and 5S housekeeping practices.

Basic Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • HS diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years of relevant machining experience. In the absence of a HS diploma or GED, 4 years of relevant machining experience is required.
  • Must be willing to obtain certification to operate a powered industrial vehicle
  • Must be able to work in a standing position up to 8 hours per day
  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior aerospace / marine industry experience is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience utilizing various measuring/inspection techniques.

Working Environment:

  • Work assignments require moderate to strenuous effort.
  • Workers must climb, bend, stoop, crawl, and stand for prolonged periods on concrete or metal surfaces.
  • Will frequently lift parts and equipment that weigh up to 9 kilograms (20 pounds).
  • Occasionally, may lift and carry items that weigh up to 23 kilograms (50 pounds) with mechanical lifting devices or assistance from other workers, if required.
  • Climate Controlled environment.
  • Daily exposure to dust particulates.
  • Occasional exposure to chemicals, wearing a respirator when required.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal
  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions
  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You
  • Autism Benefit
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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