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Machinist 2


Valencia, CA, US, 91355

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.


Summary Independently performs a variety of complex precision machine operations utilizing up to two or more CNC or manual machining centers to cut, shape, drill, or form metal work pieces to specifications by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs setup and diversified operations on CNC or manual machining centers.

Performs a variety of milling, drilling, boring, or related operations to close and interrelated tolerances.

Reviews setup sheet and specifications to determine machining sequence and dimensions of finished work piece.

Attaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures work piece in fixture according to setup instructions.

Selects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle or magazine.

Enters commands to retrieve preprogrammed machine instructions from database.

Manipulates controls and enters commands to index cutting tool to specified set point and to start machine.

Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools, following best machining practices.

Changes cutting tools and location of work piece during machining process as specified in work instructions.

Performs a variety of inspection and gaging operations to insure maintenance of quality standards and specifications.

Measures work piece for conformance to specifications.

Notifies supervisor of discrepancies.

Utilizes override control to correct conditions that are out of tolerance or operating unusually. Must coordinate with Manufacturing Engineering.

Adjusts machine feed and speed and changes cutters to machine parts according to specifications when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions; must coordinate with Manufacturing Engineering.

Machines materials other than metal, such as composites, plastic, and rubber as required.

Cleans machine, tooling, parts and performs machine maintenance along with 6S principals. 

May train lower level machinists or machine operators.


Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                               

Associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or seven to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must be able to read and interpret blueprint, GD&T basics and related specifications. 


Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
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, veteran status, 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: Los Angeles