General Machinist 2-CNC Grinder

April 26 2021
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Trades, Technicians, Construction, Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Manufacturing, Assembly, Quality
Tecumseh, ON

General Machinist 2 - CNC Grinder

Heligear Canada Acquisition Corporation d/b/a Northstar Aerospace Windsor is a fully integrated and leading manufacturer of components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.

Northstar has operating subsidiaries in Canada and the United states. The Company's corporate office is located in Chicago. Northstar has a strong foothold in the defense and commercial aerospace sectors of the global industry. The Company's customers include some of the world's leading aerospace original equipment manufacturers.


Industrious and detail-oriented are a few of the qualities that you will bring with you as a highly skilled CNC Grinder. Applicants must have a certificate of qualification or have at least 3 years experience in areas covered by an apprenticeship within this skilled trade. Aerospace and experience with Lean Manufacturing is an asset.

General Machinist 2 - CNC GRINDER

The ideal candidate will have the ability to set up and operate all CNC Grinders to close tolerances.

Number of positions: 1

Machine Time: 3 years and up

  • This job is located in Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada.
  • Excellent blueprint reading ability including thorough understanding of geometric, dimension and tolerancing.
  • Fully capable of all aspects of CNC cylindrical grinding skills and practices.
  • Fully capable of machine cycle and tool optimization.


  • Read and interpret engineering process sketches, charts and tables.
  • Compute dimensions and tolerances and measure and lay out work pieces.
  • Set up, operate and maintain a variety of machine tools including computer numerically controlled (CNC) tools to perform precision CNC precision cylindrical grinding, surface thread grinding, internal and external bore, diameter angles and other operations.
  • Verify dimensions of products for accuracy and conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments.
  • Verify dimensions of machined parts or tooling using micrometers, verniers, callipers, height gauges, optical comparators, or other specialized measuring instruments.
  • Maintain, repair and calibrate precision measuring instruments such as dial indicators, fixed gauges, height gauges and other measuring devices.
  • Report deviations from specifications and tolerances to supervisor.


  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • A combination of 3 - 5 years of work experience in the trade
  • English (Written and Spoken) required.
  • Require Criminal Record Check.

Additional information

  • Full- time, permanent position.
  • Must be willing and able to work rotating weekday shifts and or Steady weekends with overtime weekly as required.
  • Paid over time after 40 hours worked.

Wage Rate - $27.50 per hour Canadian, subject to Collective Agreement

Northstar Aerospace offers a competitive wage, health benefits and pension plan.

Drugs – 90% of the total amount payable for the prescription or refill including dispensing fee

Vision – 350.00 every 2 years

Dental – 1500.00 per covered person per calendar year

Global Medical Assistance Coverage

Northstar Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for their interest. We invite candidates to advise if they require assistance and accommodation with respect to this job posting as per AODA. Please send or email your resume noting the position applied for.

Phone: 226-526-8231

Northstar Aerospace (Windsor)

204 East Pike Creek Road

Tecumseh, ON, Canada N8N 2L9

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $27.50 per hour

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