CNC MACHINISTS - 1st & 2nd Shifts ** $5000 SIGN ON BONUS **

companyPCX Aerosystems
locationBoylston, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 8/3/2023
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.


General Summary:

To machine precision aerospace components according to customer specifications while adhering to specific quality, production, and scheduling requirements. This position is available on either 1st (630AM - 3PM) or 2nd (3PM - 1230AM) shift.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:This position is available on either 1st (630AM - 3PM) or 2nd (3PM - 1230AM) shift.
  • Able to read and understand work instructions such as, fixture alignment, tooling info and part loading instructions.
  • Set-up and operate CNC lathe or multi-axis milling machining centers according to engineering specifications, instructions,
  • GD&T, and operation sheets. Knowledge of manual machines is a plus.
  • Be able to pick up work offsets and tram tools to run true.
  • Understand cutter compensation and can make the correct offset adjustment to ensure a quality part.
  • Select appropriate cutting tools, fixtures and tool holders for a given job.
  • Perform basic edits to G code to ensure product conformity.
  • Read and interpret engineering instructions, travelers, and blueprints and be familiar with geometric tolerances and principles.
  • Must perform routine maintenance on assigned production equipment, i.e., maintain cleanliness of work area and machinery, check machinery fluids and alert maintenance personnel and/or supervisor of malfunctions.
  • Operate lifting and handling equipment such as hand truck, pallet jack, or overhead hoist to maneuver in-process or finished components to desired location.
Position Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledgeable of in-process inspection techniques, standards, and requirements. Able to use and interpret precision measuring devices such as micrometers, verniers, and various hand tools, i.e., gauges to verify the accuracy of dimensional characteristics of components.
  • Knowledge of metal characteristics in a production setting is desirable.
  • Knowledge of programming codes is helpful.
  • Machinists must have good verbal and written communication skills; good math skills and good interpersonal skills.
  • Must work well with colleagues, supervision and management.
  • Ability to work and problem solve independently.

Education & Experience Required:
  • 3-5 years CNC machining experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably aerospace.
  • Fully capable of reading, understanding, and following written and oral work instructions in English.
  • Ability to lift or transfer components or objects of no more than 50 pounds.
  • Basic math skills.

PCX is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Various Shifts


PCX Aerosystems, Boylston


Req Number

CNC Machinist

Close Date

Post Internal Days

Number of Openings


Hiring Manager(s)
Paula Inglis

This position is currently accepting applications.

Fields of study

  • Machining

Required languages

  • English

Required skills

  • Composite