CNC Machinist

companyPCX Aerosystems
locationNewington, CT, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/10/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time
About the Organization
PCX Aerosystems is a premier supplier of flight-critical mechanical systems and structures to leading aerospace OEMs and the US Government. With roots going back to the dawn of the helicopter age, PCX today is a private equity owned acquisition platform tasked with building a defense-focused, balanced portfolio of companies that manufacture, assemble and perform overhaul and repair services for a variety of fixed-wing and rotorcraft programs. Several of our businesses provide metal and composite components for space applications including satellites, spacecraft and rockets. Headquartered in Newington, Connecticut, we offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on PCX Aerosystems, please visit our website at www.pcxaero.com.

Company Overview

PCX Aerosystems currently has operations in Long Beach and Santa Ana, CA; Boylston, MA; and Newington, Enfield and Manchester CT. Each of these locations has a unique history, and we strive to maintain local entrepreneurial freedom, supported by the strength that comes from being part of a larger organization. Our workforce includes Associates in a wide variety of disciplines, including Engineering, Manufacturing, Program Management, Sourcing, Sales, Quality, Finance and Human Resources. The PCX Aerosystems teams seek to safely deliver on our customers' toughest requirements, while living our values, every day. We are a company that embraces diversity.

EOE Statement
PCX Aerosystems is an equal opportunity employer.



Set up, operate, troubleshoot and perform work on a variety of machinery. Be flexible, willing and capable of being trained on additional machines. Perform work at a consistently high level of quality. Be reliable in consistency of work and willingness to work outside of core area of expertise.

Position Requirements

  • Must be capable & willing to set up operations that have previously been proven out independently without oversight of a leadman or CNC programmer.
  • Must be capable of running a minimum of two of the following machine types: 3 and 4 axis Horizontal and Vertical Machining Centers, 5 axis machining centers, Vertical Turret Lathes, Cylindrical Grinders, Mill/Turn machines, CNC boring machines, Horizontal lathes, manual machines.
  • Must be willing to perform work on machines throughout the shop, not only the machines that are within the person's core area of expertise. For example: must be willing to perform work on a Mitsubishi 4 axis machining center even when the person normally runs a Mazak 730 Variaxis.
  • Must be capable & willing to identify opportunities for improvement in tooling, cutting methods, mistake proofing & work instruction documentation.
  • Must possess a skill level that eliminates errors that cause nonconforming material and maintain a consistent level of high quality work. Identify non-conformances at time of occurrence. Recognize opportunities for non-conformances and notify management of need for action.
  • Actively participate in various aspects of Continuous Improvement projects which may include but is not limited to 5S, TPM, kaizen events, and set-up reduction events, which is aligned with the commitment to continuous improvement activities in Article II of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Must work safely at all times. Participate in safety improvement initiatives by raising any safety concerns and helping to come up with corrective actions.
  • Must be capable & willing to assist or train other employees in this or lower classifications as needed.
  • Refer difficulties to leader or supervisor as appropriate
  • May be assigned to carry out tasks, not specifically listed, within the scope and skill level of this job description in support of department or cell objectives and to develop individuals' skills.
Various Shifts


PCX Aerosystems, Newington


Req Number

All Around Machinist - A

Close Date

Post Internal Days

Number of Openings


Hiring Manager(s)

This position is currently accepting applications.

Required skills

  • Composite
  • Mitsubishi
  • Mazak