Machinist 3


North Wales, PA, US, 19454-0901

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.


Plan and perform a wide range of exacting machining operations requiring difficult set-ups to maintain close tolerances and high accuracy as well as good workmanship.  Perform skilled bench work, fitting, finishing and assembling tools and dies.  Trouble shooting of tools, detect faulty operation and make necessary corrections.

This work involves a wide range of machine and bench operations requiring skills and thorough knowledge of tool making practices; ability to make correct decisions as to allowances, sequence and method of machining and assembling.

  • Prepare, program and operate CNC machines to perform tasks, Construct, alter, and repair a wide variety of tools, jigs, fixtures, dies and gauges where drawings or sketches are usually available, but occasionally may work from verbal instructions.
  • Make necessary mathematical calculations relating to machining and checking of tools and select allowances for spring, lapping, grinding, scraping, heat treating, fitting and finishing.
  • Recognize and report print errors in design or dimensions and suggest possible improvements and/or improve operation of the tool.
  • Construct experimental models/prototypes where the design may be available but requiring some development work as to details and minor mechanisms. 
  • Work from temporary drawings, sketches, verbal instructions and develop the methods of machining and assembly. 
  • Develop and construct temporary tooling to produce required parts. 
  • Set up and operate a variety of machining tools to produce work of high quality and close tolerances.
  • Assist test, development, and manufacturing engineers in preparing devices or samples for testing.
  • Report all unusual conditions to Group Leader and/or Supervisor.


High School Diploma/ GED equivalent

High School mathematics and geometry

Prior experience as a machinist is highly desired.

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.

Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

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

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