Manual Machinist I – 1st Shift, NC_WILSON

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Wilson, NorthCarolina

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United States of America


HSK02: Kidde Aerospace 4200 Airport Drive,NW, Wilson, NC, 27896 USA

Position Role Type:

2nd Shift

Monday-Friday, 7am-3:30pm *Overtime may be mandatory*

*Full-benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
*Paid vacation & sick-time

Produces machine parts by assembling tooling, setting up programming, and operating CNC (computer numerical control) 4 axis mills and multi-axis lathes; Set up and operate manual machine (Lathes, Mills, Grinders, and other specialized CNC and manual machines).

Duties and Responsibilities:

Interprets blueprints, work orders, engineering plans, specifications, reference planes, designs sketches, and interpret geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T) for operation, material, and dimensional requirements.
Assembles, repairs, and fabricates metal parts into sub-units or complete units using operating mechanical equipment.
Takes measurements of material and selects appropriate machines for the process.
Performs machining setups and makes adjustments as required.
Conducts inspections of work produced.
Checks SPC charts for frequency of checks, gauging and measurements.
Keeps records and maintains quality/safety standards.
Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

HS diploma or GED. In the absence of a HS diploma or GED, 2 years of relevant experience is required.
Familiar with cutting tools, indexable tooling, tool holders, chucks and other machine shop tooling
Must be able to stand for 8+ hours.
Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder.
Must be available for overtime, including extended workdays and weekends.
Ability to comply with EH&S policies and procedures at all times, including wearing appropriate PPE.
Attend EH&S trainings as required.
Ability to report unsafe practices and/or conditions to the appropriate individuals to ensure prompt resolution of potential hazards.
Ability to recommend improvements to EH&S practices to create a safer workplace.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent coordination and mechanical skills
Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and safety
Ability to read CNC G codes, M codes
Background with Quick Change tooling and set up reduction techniques
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in math
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds and perform repetitive tasks
Ability to interpret schematics and/or technical drawings.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Attention to detail in order to ensure safety and quality.
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
Ability to work in a team to support work capacity in a fast-paced environment.
Intermediate computer skills in terms of typing, navigating screens and learning new software programs.
Demonstrated analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.
Good attendance record.

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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

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 program
Student Loan Repayment Program
Life insurance and disability coverage
Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
Adoption Assistance         
Autism Benefit
Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
Teladoc Medical Experts, 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

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other — propel us all higher, again and again.


Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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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