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CNC Machinist

Baldwin City, KS
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $20 to $30 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

McFarlane Aviation Products is a 50+ years old Aviation firm that focuses on the Design and Manufacture of high-quality OEM and replacement aircraft parts (PMA’s) within the general aviation and commercial marketplace. McFarlane is a rapidly growing business that believes in providing higher-quality parts with superior “old-school” customer service. When you join the McFarlane team, you’ll join a dedicated group of colleagues passionate about aviation, community, and the McFarlane way. You’ll make a difference at McFarlane Aviation while achieving new goals and enjoying a great work and life balance. McFarlane was awarded the Best of Baldwin City E-Commerce Services Award in 2022!!

We offer a full benefits package, competitive salary, a customer focused environment, along with a great location.

Position Title: CNC Machinist (Lathe, Mill, Swiss)

Department: Machining

When You Will Work: Openings on all shifts. Shift hours are flexible.

  • 1st shift: Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 3:00pm
  • 2nd shift: Monday through Thursday, 2:30 pm to 1:00am

Who You Will Report to: Machining Manager

We offer a competitive salary, a team-centered environment, along with a great location.

Job Description: In this position you will be responsible for operating and setting up CNC Machines. You may be asked to complete other setups and operations of CNC Lathe, Swiss and Mill machines and machine tools, as needed. Apply knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties and layout and machining procedures to produce quality precision parts.

Essential duties include:

  • Review drawings and specifications of a particular product and plan the production process, including where and how to cut the work piece and the correct tools and materials for the job and the sequence of steps to follow in production of the product
  • Problem solve and make decisions on ways to decrease cycle times and efficiency of setups
  • Perform the machining operations, watch for problems in the production process and check the accuracy of the finished piece against drawings using calibrated measuring tools
  • Safely run and maintain machines, as needed
  • Inspect for quality in all aspects of different jobs
  • Clean work area and machines
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements and skills needed for the success at this position:

  • Stay current on machining technology by learning new techniques and learn how to operate new machines
  • Work as a team in the machine shop and with production and assembly
  • Frequently able to monitor more than one machine at a time
  • Help machine operators with problem solving, adjustments and setups
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills
  • Ability to logically and efficiently problem solve
  • Good verbal and written communication and people skills
  • Self-discipline with high ethical standards to work with critical safety related products
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy
  • Adapt to changes in departmental priority and to adjusted assigned work schedules, personnel and equipment to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of measuring equipment
  • Work easily and skillfully with your hands, dexterity of hand mobility
  • Working knowledge of shop math
  • Basic computer experience
  • Drawing and blueprint reading
  • Attention to detail, organizational skills and time management skills

Experience and Skills:

  • 1- 3 years of experience in a production or manufacturing environment is preferred but not required
  • Metals and general materials knowledge
  • Specifications / Technical writing
  • Machining and manufacturing process knowledge
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Ability to manage projects and work independently

Physical Requirements

In this position you must be able to stand for extended periods of time

Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. on occasion

Must be capable of regular, reliable and timely attendance

Working Conditions:

Clean and climate-controlled

Safe and casual work environment

We work with, listen to and respect all co-workers and customers; this is how we learn

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status.



Baldwin City, KS
66006 USA



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