Machinist A

Closing on: Nov 30, 2021
Job Type: Manufacturing
Location: Rockford
Back to Careers

Role Description / Summary

The Machinist A responsibilities include the setup and operation of one or more of the following manual machine types: lathes, mills, grinders, drills, hones, hobs, shapers, bevel gear generators and other machines/equipment as assigned.  Performs quality inspections of their work and make any required adjustments per general manufacturing practices and company policies/procedures.  Requires only minimal supervision to meet productivity, quality and safety goals.

Major Responsibilities

  • With minimal supervision, setup and operate assigned equipment
  • Assist in the training of operators in the safe use and operation of manufacturing equipment
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities as needed
  • Proactive and positively interacts with coworkers to provide assistance, answer questions and solve problems when required
  • Performs first piece sample verification of work done by others
  • Interpret and offer suggestions of improvement to new and existing processes
  • Makes necessary adjustments to equipment/tooling to attain required dimensions and finishes
  • Maintain correct time reporting and accurate entries on manufacturing and inspection records
  • Follow TPM requirements as required and maintains overall good housekeeping practices
  • Complies with company quality and safety requirements

Qualifications / Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years related experience
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints/drawings.
  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Experience with setting up and operating several machines
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of inspection equipment and techniques

Operations Details

This is a full-time position with both 1st and 2nd shifts available.  Work schedule is 40 + hours per week.  Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.


Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

AAP / EEO Statement

Kaney Aerospace, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

Work Authorization / Security Clearance

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx
Go to Top