Entry Level Machinist

Curtiss Wright Corporation
Bournemouth International Airport
11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Curtiss-Wright are recruiting for an Entry Level Machinist to support growth at our new facility at Bournemouth International Airport. The position is a full-time 12 month fixed term contract with the opportunity of the position becoming permanent for successful candidates.

The positions exist within our Integrated Sensors Business Unit where we manufacture high precision and high quality position sensors and solenoids for the Aerospace industry.

You will join our Weld/Braze team, within the area we carry out precision activities -- TIG welding, Vacuum Furnace and Induction brazing, Electron Beam Welding and pressure testing activities.

  • Full training will be given to all successful candidates.
  • Immediate interviews and start dates available working directly for the company.
  • Four and a half day work week (37 hours Monday to Friday)
  • Other benefits include but are not limited to; free parking, pension, life assurance and an annual incentive plan!

The challenge:

  • Carry out various Production Processes within the Weld/braze cell as required by the needs of the business to meet the delivery requirements of our customers.
  • Able and willing to perform a variety of tasks, operating as part of a multi skilled operator pool.
  • Operate a "right first time/every time" and "zero defects" philosophy strategy within the department.
  • Comply with all Quality Management System (QMS) requirements.
  • Perform visual inspection and Release of product to authorised levels.
  • Ensure all necessary Test Equipment/Tooling being utilised is available and within calibration.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety requirements including the safe operation of all equipment within the Weld/Braze dept.
  • Fully contribute to achieving Business Unit KPI (Key Performance Indicator) targets.

Your skills and experience:

  • Able to perform a variety of tasks, including - mechanical assembly and an understanding of light fabrication work. Some experience with hand held measuring equipment/devices advantageous.
  • Experience within a machining/mechanical manufacturing environment advantageous.
  • Able to read and understand drawings and technical instructions.
  • Able, with instruction to use department's process and test equipment/machines.
  • Team player, with good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Good attention to detail, working either as an individual or as part of a team to produce products high in quality and workmanship in the time-scales required.
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the business.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

Company Information

Transform Your Tomorrow...Today at Curtiss-Wright

At Curtiss-Wright, you have the opportunity to transform the way our customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides our employees with excellent experiences that enable them to develop their skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. At Curtiss-Wright, you will have the opportunity to contribute from day one - and that's just the beginning of how we help you transform your tomorrow.

About Us

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide, and has a turnover of over $2.5 billion per annum.

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