United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Delta Flight Products


Ref #: 12547

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

  • Plans machining operation by studying work orders, engineering orthographic drawings, engineering work instructions, materials, specifications, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters interpreting geometric Imperial, SI dimensions base on ANSI and ISO standards and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Programs mills, router and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points, setting tool registers and offsets, compensation, and conditional switches, calculating requirements including basic math (geometry, and trigonometry) proving part programs.
  • Sets-up mills, Routers, lathes and grinders by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers. Indicating vices, machining fixtures and tramming machine heads.
  • Verifies settings and programs by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces adhering to DFP standards.
  • Maintains part specifications by observing machining operations.
  • Monitors the feed and speed of machines during the machining process, taking measurements, detecting program error and malfunctions.
  • Troubleshooting processes, adjusting and reprogramming controls.
  • Adheres to DFP quality assurance procedures and processes specifications.
  • Maintains equipment by completing instructed preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's and DFP instructions. Troubleshooting malfunctions and reporting to management any needed equipment repairs.
  • Sharpens and replaces worn tools. 
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs in job turnovers. Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities (offsite / off-shift training) and continuous self-improvement through trade publications.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests (cross training), exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Comply with lean manufacturing principles and work with leads and supervisors to explore and implement best practices in the manufacturing process.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to DFP safety procedures and regulations.

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

    • High school diploma or equivalent, completion of vocational training or an apprenticeship will be an asset.
    • Proven experience as Machinist with formal training setting up and running Mills, Routers, Lathes, and Grinders.
    • High level of manual dexterity and detail orientation
    • Ability to use precision measuring and portable coordinate measuring equipment tools to take accurate measurements.
    • Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or CNC automated tools and machines (lathes, grinders etc.).
    • Knowledge of the properties of metal and other material.
    • Proficient in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, schematics, engineering orders, and technical manuals.  Able to read and understand Delta, Boeing and Airbus process and material specifications
    • Proficient in math and analytical abilities (to include but not limited to Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry)
    • Good oral and written communication skills; able to read, comprehend and create written and verbal instructions in the English language
    Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)