Machine Shop Technician – Lathe – Weekend Nights Shift

August 5 2022
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Oakville, ON

Reporting to the Machine Shop Supervisor on the weekend night shift, as the Machine Shop Technician – Lathe , you will produce aircraft parts to drawing while operating machines in the cell. The successful candidate must be willing to multitask and cross-train on all machines within the cell, as required.

Work Shift: Weekend Nights Shift (Friday - Sunday 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM)


  • Perform own manual set-ups by positioning and aligning tooling per set-up instructions using CNC programming language (G codes).

  • Maintain tolerances by observing operation and making necessary machine offset adjustments, cutter changes and self-inspection (OSV-Operator Self Verification).

  • Document actions in support of quality logs, communicate all discrepancies in machining to supervision and create Product Defect Sheets(PDS) as required.

  • Perform work from set-up sheets, manufacturing sheets and drawings.

  • Support and promote continuous improvement, 5S activities and Standard Work Development in the cell.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of current CNC Lathe machining experience.

  • Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) is desirable

  • Must be willing to multi-task as required.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize measuring equipment in support of quality requirements and read and interpret blueprints.

  • Demonstrated ability to operate and use an overhead crane in a safe manner

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (English)

  • Willingness to train and operate other machines in the cell and willingness to work overtime.

  • Successful candidates must meet and be cleared under all requirements relating to ITAR and CGD

  • Must be willing to work the weekend nights shift ( Friday, Saturday, Sunday - 6 PM to 6AM)

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The high quality products we design, test and produce in our Mechanical Systems help millions of passengers reach their destinations safely – every day! From landing systems and actuation to propellers, flight controls and hoist and winch – the products we manufacture work together behind the scenes to enhance the overall flight experience. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Collins Aerospace is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates during all aspects of the selection process.

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