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CNC (Lathe), 2nd Shift

Manchester, CT, US, 06042

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Aerospace Drive Systems, a division of Timken Power Systems, is currently seeking a 2nd shift CNC (Lathe) Machinist to support operations for the Manchester, CT site. The Lathe Machinist is a CNC machine set up position. This position utilizes the machinist's skills and knowledge to efficiently perform and maintain the manufacturing processes utilizing vertical and horizontal multi-axis milling and turning machines to produce precision aerospace components.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform manufacturing processes including set up and operate vertical and horizontal multi-axis milling and turning machinery as required with minimal supervision.
  • Read/ interpret machining program language required for machine operation at an intermediate level.
  • Use manual inspection equipment as required for machine operation at an intermediate level.
  • Work with aerospace materials such as aluminum, stainless steel, magnesium, titanium, and nickel alloys.
  • Follow customer quality requirements, and read/ interpret operation sheets and work instructions.
  • Read/ interpret CMM measuring equipment reports.
  • Act as a role model, coach and train new associates to foster a team environment.
  • Adhere to established policies and company procedures and standard work.
  • Support and participate in process improvement intiatives utilizing lean manufacturing tools and techniques as required. 
  • Document and communicate manufacturing performance issues to maintain continuity between shifts and decrease machine downtime.

  • Maintain work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Follow all safety policies, rules and regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned by Leads, Supervisors and/or Managers



  • Ability to stand or sit for extended period of time on a concrete manufacturing floor.
  • Fine motor skills with frequent hand and arm movement.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. 
  • Moderate twisting and bending.
  • Moderate climbing on step stools or platforms. 



  • US Citizen or permanent resident.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Technical school graduate in machining (desired)
  • Minimum of 3 years of machining experience.
  • Proficient with machine setup. 
  • Aerospace experience desired.
  • Solid industrial mathematics knowledge. 
  • Ability to work with tight tolerances. 
  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to read technical drawings.
  • Ability to set, use or setup various measuring devices.
  • Strong problem solving skills. 
  • Lean basic knowledge i.e. 5S visual management. 
  • Ability to read & interpret machining program language required.

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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