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CNC Machinist (2nd shift)


West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

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 Engine Control Systems is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 550 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket / spares end markets.


The 2nd shift Machinist produces production by operating specialized manufacturing machines with minimal supervision. This is a bargaining unit position (UAW), with an excellent wage and benefits package. We are seeking individuals with significant experience in grinding and assembly.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


Candidates will set-up and perform all operations relating to the manufacturing of components produced in multiple manufacturing cells and will be responsible for assuring productivity levels are optimized.


Responsibilities include:


  • Troubleshooting malfunctions when possible and alerting the appropriate personnel when necessary.
  • Regulating machining by utilizing machine instrumentation knowledge, including setting and adjusting controls.
  • Meeting production deadlines by following manufacturing schedules and procedures. 
  • Operating manufacturing machines, such as a CNC lathe, mill drill, grinding machine, CNC mill machines and deburring. Also required are honing and lapping, manual OD, experience with riveting and bearing swaging/flaring.
  • Using blueprints or design sketches to ensure proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • High School Diploma or greater
  • 3-5 years of machining experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of machine shop operations, floor assembly, and usual shop maintenance.
  • Experience in a Hydo-mechanical and electronic manufacturing environment preferred.

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 HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here