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CNC Machinist II, Gear - 2nd Shift

Machine Shop
191534 Requisition #

Would you like to join a growing aerospace business that invests in its people and equipment?  Are you interested in working for a company with a unique culture of trust and collaboration?  Moog is looking for an experienced Gear Machinist II, 2nd Shift to join our production team (2:00 PM – 10:30 PM).  In this role, you will set up and operate a CNC or manual gear-cutting machine to produce components used on commercial and military aircraft.  We offer a competitive wage, generous shift differential and a comprehensive benefits package.  This position is located in Torrance, CA.


Moog Aircraft Group is the leader of advanced flight controls for commercial and military aircraft.  We are positioned on virtually every aircraft in the marketplace.  We specialize in Primary Flight Control, Secondary Flight Control, High Lift Control, Weapons Bay Door Drive and Active Vibration Control. Moog Aircraft Group is a sector of Moog (NYSE:MOG-A).  Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we employ over 11,500 employees in 28 countries.  While we are most known for our products that are the best in the industry, what’s unique about Moog is our culture of trust and mutual respect that allows for personal initiative, autonomy and excellence.  We invite you to become part of our continued success.


Here's what you’ll be working on:

  • Set-up the machines for specified jobs per instructions in the job routing and blueprints.
  • Qualification and inspection of first piece
  • Inspecting and documenting features per instructions.
  • Inspection of parts visually and using various measurement tools such as height gauges and Vernier Calipers, micrometers, roll check, measurement over wires.
  • Handling of piece parts ranging in weight from 1lb. to 25 lbs.
  • Perform accessory operations like deburring and cleaning of parts using various hand and power tools such as a belt sander or drill press.
  • Assist in other departments as required.
  • Ability to learn how to set up and operate CNC lathes as required.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the shop supervisor.
  • Follow all company procedures and instructions.
  • Must be willing and able to work 2nd Shift (2:00 PM – 10:30 PM).
  • Most tasks require good hand/eye coordination and the full range motion of both hands and arms on a regular and repetitive basis.

At a minimum, you need to meet these Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 3 years of Gear Machining experience
  • Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

Preferred Qualifications Include:  

  • Experience in gear cutting operations like Hobbing, Shaping, Shaving, Straight and Spiral Bevel gear cutting/generation, Gear lapping, Gear Grinding etc.
  • Experience with relevant machines: Gleason 125GH, P400 – series Phoenix, Fellows Shaper model # 20-4 and 10-2. FS400, Gleason GP200, Mikron
  • Prior gear cutting experience is a big plus
  • Demonstrated ability to read basic blueprints and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and plan daily work assignments in a self-directed changing environment.
  • Knowledge of basic shop math.
  • Ability to use measuring tools like height gauges, micrometers, dial indicators, Vernier calipers etc.
  • Understanding of metal-cutting applications and general machining practices.
  • High level of attention to detail and strong work ethic.

At Moog we work in an environment where people trust, respect and encourage one another.  We believe in our people, and it shows in everything we do.  We invite you to become part of our continued success.

EOE/AA Minority/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Female/Disability/Veteran

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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