Machinist (Days)


Wellington, KS, US, 67152

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.


Sets up and operates a variety of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, and precision grinders to make metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions. Interprets blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals and engineering specifications; determines sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup. 



  •     Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  •     Works in a team setting to accomplish assigned tasks 
  •     Setups, operates and programs machine tools to repair or manufacture parts and components
  •     Performs preventative maintenance on shop equipment
  •     Utilizes precision measuring tools to inspect and assure items are in conformance to blueprints and other repair data
  •     Maintains a safe and audit-ready work area
  •     Maintains a minimum billable efficiency of 80% 
  •    Maintains the ability to operate and program 80% of shop equipment, including the coordinate measuring machine
  •    Develops and documents procedures for new capability parts and components for shop use
  •    Designs and manufactures tooling components needed by the repair center
  •    Takes actions to continually improve the team’s work environment, reduce waste and promote lean work habits
  •    Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders and shapers.
  •    Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  •    Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out of tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  •    Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly.
  •    Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.


o    Minimum of 3 years machining experience in the aerospace industry
 Thorough Knowledge of:
o    Machining principles on materials ranging from stainless steel to magnesium
o    Machining processes, tools and mathematics. 
o    Safe use of shop equipment, processes and measuring tools
o    Microsoft Office Basics 
 Skill to:
o    Make standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds
o    Measure, mark and scribe dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining
o    Fit and assemble precision parts into mechanical equipment and determine material, parts and equipment required
o    Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
o    Use a variety of hand tools and precision measuring instruments 
o    Read and interpret blueprints and mechanical drawings
o    Read standard gauges and other measuring devices
o    Read, comprehend and write instructions, short correspondence and memos
o    Learn industry-related software
o    Mentor and coach other team members in the interpretation of mechanical drawings, standard gages and other Section for measuring devices 
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.

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: Wichita