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Machinist 1


Yakima, WA, US, 98903

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.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This position is assigned to the 3rd Shift Fuse  Cell.

  • Setting up and operating a CNC and manually controlled machines such as lathes, milling machines, precision grinders, gun drills, etc. to make aerospace parts to sketch.
  • Using a variety of machinist’s hand tools and precision measuring instruments that monitor and verify drawing/work order requirements are being met.
  • Making standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling.
  • Monitoring and verifying quality in accordance with manufacturing planning, quality plans, and engineering drawings 
  • Ensuring part quality by adjusting machine controls as necessary
  • Meeting production deadlines by following manufacturing schedule and procedures
  • Working with support resources and cell leaders to resolve production problems when they arise.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment by adhering to safety policies, contributing to risk mitigation management teams, and keeping all work areas clean.
  • Contributing to team effort by maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Continuously striving to find ways to make manufacturing process more efficient and effective
  • Observing and listening to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools, following best machining practices.
  • Cleaning machine, tooling, parts and performing machine TPM requirements.
  • Contributing to the overall effectiveness of the machine shop through participation in FOD, 5S, TPM, PM, and Process Improvement programs.
  • May train others on job tasks they are proficient in.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Education and Experience                                                 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent required with 5 years of industrial CNC machine tool or hydraulics experience
  • Preferred 2-year technical degree in a related field with 3 years of industrial CNC machine tool or hydraulics experience.
  • Prefer experience with Fanuc, Mitsubishi, Siemens, and Okuma machine tool controls.


Demonstrates advanced knowledge of and experience:

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Precision measuring devices
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings/blueprints, wire schematics, and machine literature.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Read and interpret hydraulic schematics


Current employees interested in applying for this position should work with their supervisor to determine if they are eligible.  All qualifications above apply. 

Other Qualifications                                           

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 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, 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: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima