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Lathe Machinist - Night 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.




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. 

This position is for 2nd Shift, 5:00 PM - 3:30 AM and with a shift differential. Overtime is available with the business needs.



  • Ability to learn and understand precision machining concepts
  •  Technical/functional knowledge
  •  Time management,  Manual dexterity, Good judgment/detail oriented, Communication skills
  •  Team participation
  •  Reading/comprehension
  •  Strong work ethic
  •  3-5 years’ experience,  High School Diploma or equivalent

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


  • Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance,  Vision Insurance

•    Short -Term Disability Insurance and  Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account

•    Educational Reimbursement,  401(k) Program, Paid Time off,  Company Paid Holidays

Triumph Gear Systems-Macomb, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Triumph Gear Systems – Macomb shall ensure Equal Employment Opportunity in the workplace without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law. All company actions affecting prospective or current employees such as recruitment, selection, placement, training, testing, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, recall, discipline, termination, and all employee benefits and compensation are administered in a non-discriminatory manner.

Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status in order to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.

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