CNC / Manual Machinist 1


Job Description
Combat Mission Systems is an industry leader in the design, development, manufacture, systems integration, and life cycle support for ground and amphibious combat vehicles and advanced weapon systems. We are currently looking for a CNC Manual Machinist to join our team in Louisville, KY. A new team member who takes pride in their work and rises to the challenge to deliver products that help protect the lives of those who serve.

Here, you'll have the opportunity to grow your career, enjoy competitive salary packages - all while being a valued member of our workforce. Best of all, with our commitment to excellence you'll work alongside others who will help you improve your skills and find new opportunities.

As a CNC Manual Machinist, you will:
  • Setup and operate a wide range of machine tools to include, but not limited to; Planer Mill, Radial Drill, Engine Lathe, VTL, HBM, Jig Bore, Vertical and Horizontal Hone, ID Grinder, OD Grinder, Surface Grinder, Centerless Grinder, conventional Mill/Lathe, and CNC/NC Mill/Lathe.
  • Make complex setups and precise alignment of work pieces in the machine and manufacture to extremely close tolerances as required in the manufacture of a large variety of precision parts made from various materials and configurations; bar stock, weldment, forging, and casting.
  • Perform work in state of the art facility, where safety is a priority
  • Work with minimal supervision, while still having access to a supportive team lead
Physical Requirements in this role:
  • Stand for long periods, stoop, bend, reach, and climb
  • Frequently handles objects weighing up to 10 pounds
  • Occasionally lifts objects weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Have the physical strength and ability to sufficiently perform routine or heavy manual tasks
  • Use of cranes, hand trucks, and other lifting and moving equipment for heavier loads


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years of machining experience and/or vocational education
  • Experience in Union Shop environments with seniority based systems
  • Working knowledge and skill set to read and use precision layout measuring instruments
  • Understanding and application of algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric functions to blueprint dimensions in the machining of complex parts
  • Ability to read and interpret multi-paged complex machining blueprints
  • Ability, confidence, and self-motivation to apply talents independently and with good judgment


About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.