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OD Grind 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.

We offer competitive wages and benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability, 401k (75% match up to 6%), Tuition reimbursement, PTO, Holidays, and much more. Benefits start on the first day of employment.


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


The preferred candidate shall be required to:

•    Set up and operate CNC Gear Grind equipment with minimal supervision.
•    Grinding of splined shafts and aircraft gears holding tolerances of .0001” - .0005” of lead and involute.
•    Maintain proper documentation of SPC data and participate in Triumph Geared Solutions certified operator program.
•    Perform critical measurements using supplied gauging
•    Maintain proper paperwork associated with planned job
•    Load / unload parts from precision grind machine


Minimum 3+ years experience. 
•    Mechanical aptitude a plus
•    KAPP / Generative gear grinding a plus
•    Working knowledge of Inspection Devices and Instruments
•    Ability to translate prints along with understanding of GD&T
•    High School Diploma or equivalent
•    Blueprint reading skills 
•    Shop math skills 
•    Proficiency in the use of a wide variety of precision measuring tools are required.
•    Ability to utilize visual comparator and Precision Gear Check Equipment
•    Exposure to the following equipment a plus

  •     KAPP 500 Generation Gear Grinder
  •     KAPP VX-59 ID/OD Gear Grinder
  •  Thread Roll Grinding
  •    Precision Gear Hone
  •     Manual Spline Grind
  •     Gleason / Barber Coleman / Mitsubishi Gear Shaper     

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.

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Nearest Major Market: Detroit