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Machine Operator 3


Taylorsville, NC, US, 28681

Business Unit:  Aerospace Structures
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.


This position at the location is titled " Assistant Lamination Operator:

Operate lamination equipment in the production of flexible laminates for use in the aerospace industry. Work with a crew of three (3) employees.

  • Hourly Rate starts at $20 per hour based on skills, abilities and experience
  • Shift:  10:30am - 07:00pm (First few months training to occur on first shift, 7:00am - 3:30pm)
  • Full Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Holidays, PTO!


  • Liaison between both first and second shift communicating work statement requirements
  • Lead as part of a three (3) man laminating team assigning and assisting with work statement
  • Monitor quality of raw material as well as finished goods
  • Provide samples to quality control personnel as required
  • Move, load and unload inventory and other materials and equipment utilizing a variety of motorized forklifts and manual handling devises
  • Perform change over activities including roll and adhesive clean-up
  • Record data transactions related to the use, production and movement of materials
  • Assist in maintenance, slitting and traffic as needed and directed
  • Special projects and assignments as needed
  • Set up machine controls in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Monitor adhesive level lay down, material tracking and oven temperature
  • Monitor all machine controls readouts
  • Preparation of coater room for each particular product run






  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Micro Soft Excel spreadsheet data entry experience required



  • Minimum 3+ years lamination and or coating experience required
  • Experience operating mixing equipment, oxidizers or slitters is preferred
  • Mechanical aptitude is preferred
  • Knowledge of adhesive formulations preferred



  • Organization, cleanliness, adherence to company policies/procedures, attention to quality, attention to details and accuracy of paperwork are important facets of this position
  • Perform all job related, activities in a safe effective and efficient manner within the companies stated policies, procedures and standards of practicing including those related to Environmental Health and Safety
  • Minimize waste and avoid scrap
  • Maximize efficiency reduce downtime
  • Be the driving force, take charge and motivate


Decision Making/Supervision/Resource Authority:

  • Will be assigning and assisting with the workload of a three, man team.  Responsible for communication between 1st and 2nd shift Lean Laminator Operator.


Equipment/Tools Used:

  • Production – Lamination machine, slitters, oxidizers, operating mixing equipment Office equipment to include telephones and computer systems and software


Environment/Physical Factors:

  • Work is customarily performed in the production environment setting with a normal temperature range
  • Lifting is generally up to 50lbs
  • Sitting, as needed for paperwork, fork lift operation and other duties
  • Stooping and crouching, crawling, walking, climbing, are regular requirements of this position when operating production equipment
  • Reaching, pushing, pulling, carrying, grasping and gripping are regular requirements of this position
  • Speaking, and listening are a critical requirement for this position
  • Workplace chemicals:  Solvents, solvent fumes, adhesives, lubricants, coolants and propane are regularly used for this position
  • Heat, outside work and cold are occasional outside work required for this requirement
  • Travel:  No travel is required for this position
  • Noise exposures are:  atmospheric exposures, motor noise and fan noise

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: Hickory