The CNC Operator produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.


  • Machining work via work orders, engineering drawings, materials, specifications, reference planes, locations of surfaces, interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Plan and expedites orders for stock, and verifies receipt.
  • Program machine, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry,and trigonometry; proving part program. Make proper installations and adjustments.
  • Measure positions with first-run part, and sampling of work pieces; adhering to international standards.
  • Maintain specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes
  • Perform preventive maintenance requirements – follows manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshoots malfunctions.
  • Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and needs in designated production and quality logs.
  • Follow engineering planning, and accurately fill out and complete work orders.
  • Support company Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Prevention Program.
  • Successfully completes training as required to maintain efficiency on the job.
  • Compliance with good housekeeping, quality, FOD, and safety procedures.
  • Support other Aurora Flight Sciences sites as required.
  • Performs other tasks as required by site leadership.

Company Name
Bridgeport, WV


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience as CNC Machine Operator, apprenticeship and trade school considered in combination with experience.
  • Experienced in FAA manufacture and associated paperwork.
  • Ability to interpret complex engineering drawings, which utilize ASME, Y 14.5 M.
  • Knowledge of geometric tolerances is required.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and equipment utilizing computer technology in the fabrication of aircraft parts.
  • Must be a US Person or Permanent Resident Green Card Holder.


  • Conceptual skills; Process Improvement
  • Controls and Instrumentation
  • Supply Management; Inventory Control
  • Tooling; Coordination
  • Attention to Detail
  • Judgment

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment and wear proper PPE.
  • Lift and transport objects up to 40 pounds; consistently stand, stoop, crawl, bend, crouch, climb, and kneel.
How to Apply

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