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Lathe Machinist - 2nd Shift


Macomb, MI, US, 48042

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Operations

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


Job Title: Machinist - 2nd Shift




CNC Lathe Operator - 2nd shift


Macomb, Michigan




Triumph Gear Systems – Macomb is a world class manufacturer and supplier of complex gear assemblies, detail gears, and an array of components servicing the aerospace industry. We are deeply passionate about providing quality parts that exceed our customer expectations.


We manufacture gearbox assemblies, complete transmissions, detail gears and housings utilizing the latest manufacturing technologies and have fully integrated product testing and assembly capabilities.  In the military and commercial marketplace for both fixed wing and rotary aircraft, we ensure a broad range of products and product support with a single point of contact on some of the world’s best known civilian and military aircraft platforms.



Performs set up, adjustments and operation of CNC controlled lathe equipment with minimal supervision.  Must be capable of holding exact tolerances by working from blueprints, sketches, process sheets and verbal/written instructions running stepped diameters, tapers, angles, etc. Has the ability to use computer printouts for proper sequencing of machine setups, selecting and placing tooling and fixtures, while establishing proper feeds, speeds and cycle of machines. Edits and proofs new program tapes and sharpens their own tools.  Familiarity with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques beneficial. Inspection of work utilizing certified operator program.  Has the ability to utilize a wide variety of precision measuring instruments to perform checks on parts. 

Overtime generally required.  This is a 2nd shift position (nights).





1.    Ability to learn and understand precision machining concepts

2.    Communication skills

3.    Technical/functional knowledge

4.    Time management

5.    Manual dexterity

6.    Good judgment/detail oriented

7.    Team participation

8.    Reading/comprehension

9.    Strong work ethic

10.    3-5 years’ experience

11.    High School Diploma or equivalent


Physical Limitations: 


Work may require bending, carrying, lifting up to fifty (50) pounds, pulling, pushing, and standing.




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here

Nearest Major Market: Detroit