Job Position: Machinist

Company: IMP Group

Expected salary:

Location: Amherst, NS

Machinist Job Details:


With more than 50 years of Aerospace industry experience, IMP Aerostructures, an Operating Unit of IMP Aerospace and Defence, is a leader in the Aerospace industry providing top quality, structural components and assemblies to clients such as Bombardier, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Spirit Aerosystems and Lockheed. Located in the quaint town of Amherst, NS, just a short trip from Moncton, NB, you’ll enjoy a lifestyle that offers all of the amenities of big city living in a rural setting. Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, IMP Group takes enormous pride in the diligence and hard work its employee groups provide. Known for providing its employees with a supportive and challenging atmosphere, fostering growth and personal development, IMP Aerostructures has an immediate opening for a motivated individual to join its winning team!Position Overview:Responsible to set-up, load program, select and set-up tool, test the program and ensure the computer numeric controlled (CNC) machines (i.e. multi-axis milling machines or lathes) will operate and produce all types of aircraft and aerospace components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies in accordance with customer or engineering specifications, Company procedures, SWIMS, etc.What You Will Do:

  • Communicate/receive instructions with/from Supervisor and/or Charge Hand in the transition of the workflow and production work scheduling; to assess current material needs and/or to address any problems accordingly.
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and the use safety equipment will be the highest priority for you and your co-workers;
  • Refer to process sheets, blueprints and/or part sketches to determine machining requirements, dimensional specifications, set-up and/or operating requirements;
  • Work with, read and/or interpret drawings, sketches and blueprints and/or read and understand manuals/specifications to determine set-up procedure, dimensions and tolerances of finished products.
  • Set-up, upload and/or edit CNC programs, select and/or prepare tooling as required and efficiently operate applicable CNC Machine;
  • Work with, and oversee machine (or multiple machines) while machine(s) executes the machining task and prepare/set-up next job preparation;
  • Make adjustments or request any necessary adjustments and/or work closely with CNC Programmer to resolve programming issues in order to produce better machining results;
  • Ensure effective production of quality parts by checking parts to drawings, sketches, etc. while using gauges and measuring equipment;
  • Select and grind cutting tools in accordance with the hardness, machine ability and other properties of parts or materials to be machined;
  • Obtain or make shop aids or machine attachments necessary to complete machining tasks;
  • Check and measure work with gauges, micrometers, calipers and other precision measuring instruments;
  • Deburr and inspect parts to assure conformance to CNC machine’s set-up sheet, blueprints, customer specifications, Company workplace instructions, SWIMS, manuals, etc.;
  • Perform routine daily maintenance with Maintenance Personnel, help troubleshoot CNC Machine for problems and/or clean equipment accordingly;
  • Keep tools, equipment and immediate work area(s) in a clean, orderly and safe condition;
  • Meet physical requirements of the position, including but not limited to walking, standing or sitting for extended periods, lifting heavy objects, climbing, crouching, operating tools, and wearing safety gear.

What You Will Bring:

  • Completion of High School (Grade 12) or equivalent experience and/or training;
  • Completion of 1-year Machinist Program AND 1-year CNC Manufacturing Technician Certificate and at least 2-years’ experience;
  • Completion of an Aircraft Blueprint Course OR have a demonstrated ‘Tested” ability to read aircraft blueprints;

Must have a minimum Level ‘A’ Sheet Metal experience; * Must possess a high level of manual dexterity, keen eye and attention to detail and a strong interest in aircraft assembly and/or repair;

  • Must meet physical requirements of the position including but not limited to: walking, static standing for extended periods, bending, stooping, squatting, twisting/trunk rotation, weight bearing / lifting , carrying, pushing & pulling heavy objects; hand/wrist gripping, grasping, pinching, vibration depend on tasks/tools, neck & back flexion,

Completion of Global Harmonized System (WHMIS) course; * Must be eligible to meet the requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and the Canadian Security Clearances – Secret Level II;

  • Must be able to work co-operatively with others and follow directives precisely;
  • Knowledge of processes, products and equipment and ability to read blueprints and engineering documentation will be considered an asset;
  • Adhere to, and demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment Policies. Continually focusing on your individual safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Nova Scotia Provincial Health, Safety and Environment Legislation.

What We Will Do For You:

  • All of IMP’s benefits become effective on your first day of work, regardless of your position.
  • We offer a comprehensive Benefits Package, including RSP Program, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Long Service Awards, Volunteer Grant Program, Scholarship Program, and more!

Applications for the above position will be accepted until the position has been filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only individuals selected for an interview will be notified.IMP AEROSTRUCTURES IS COMMITTED TO EMPLOYMENT EQUITYOur goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal people, visible minority groups, persons with disabilities and women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self identify on either your cover letter or resume

How to Apply?

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