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Manufacturing Tech / Assembler - 2nd Shift (SIGN ON Bonus)



Summerville, SC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

The Opportunity | Manufacturing Tech / Assembler – SIGN ON BONUS 2ND SHIFT

With our continuing growth, Curtiss Wright is looking to add Manufacturing Technicians/Assemblers to all 3 shifts at our new, state-of-the-art Summerville, SC (Charleston) facility!

These key contributors will perform all necessary assembly, sub-assembly, small machining, test, fit and disassemble assemblies or sub-assemblies including but not limited to main steam turbines, valves, compressors, experimental work, part alterations and repairs.

This is a great opportunity for those with a strong machining background to join CW’s efforts to support the United States Navy and commercial customers.

Location: Summerville, SC (greater Charleston)

We Take Care of Our People

Paid Time Off I 401K with Employer Match and Profit Sharing I Health and Wellness Benefits I Learning and Development Opportunities I Referral Program I Competitive Pay I Recognition I Employee Stock Purchase Plan I Inclusive & Supportive Culture

Your Challenge:

  • Read and interpret written and verbal work instructions, utilizing detailed part and tool drawings.

  • Operate machining tools such as lathes, drill presses, milling machines, presses, and other small machines to complete assigned work.

  • Set-up work areas and machines to perform required assembly operations for assigned work.

  • Obtain all tools, fixtures and relocation of equipment to perform assembly work.

  • Fit, scrape, adjust, lap, paint, set final dimensions on air gaps, bearings and seals, finish and assemble components into final assemblies, or subassemblies as required.

  • Follow established operational procedures to perform all functions such as assembly, machine, balance, rivet, etc.; including all functions to test products including product alignment, temporary supply piping for steam, water, oil and wire electrical equipment to control and monitor product testing as required.

  • Work to close tolerances on interrelated dimensions.

  • Determine the need for inspection to check fits, clearances, etc. prior to, during and after assembly. Notify inspectors as required.

  • Train less experienced personnel

  • Check work and record dimensions or characteristics as required.

  • Report defective material and equipment to supervision.

  • Keep work area neat and clean, observe all safety and hygiene requirements as specified or directed.

  • Will work with materials such as oil, water, steam, various component parts, various sub-assembly parts, subassemblies and assemblies, castings, gaskets, sealing compounds, thread lubricant, abrasives, bolts, balance scales, calipers, nuts, alcohol, gas, etc.

Your Expertise:

  • Ability to operate machine tools such as lathes, drill presses, milling machines, presses, heating equipment, mechanical precision measurements, gauges, hand power tools, machinist tools, scrapers, files, torches, meggers, vacuum and flushing equipment, ultrasonic cleaners, hydraulic equipment, low speed balance machine, small machines, hydraulic ram press type machines, riveters, air leakage testing equipment, valve seat lapping, reamers, dial indicators alignment equipment, walk behind and sit down fork trucks as required.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, layout and process worksheets

  • Experience working with bench and hand tools such as: wrenches, hammers, screwdrivers, files, power tools, grinders, reamers, drifts, etc.

  • Experience with manometers, tachometers, gages, fittings, pumps, clamps, jib hoist, floor operated crane, bridge crane, etc.

  • Ability to operate manlift

  • Ability to operate micrometers and other similar measuring instruments, dyneometer, acetylene and or gas heating equipment, etc.

  • Must demonstrate basic knowledge, skills and abilities related to assembly work and machining

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Must be a Sole US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance

Who We Are:

Our Values

Environmental, Social and Governance

Curtiss-Wright Steam & Air Solutions (SAS), a business unit of Curtiss-Wright, designs, manufactures, tests and provides - Navy steam turbines and steam valves, nuclear steam turbines, and aftermarket steam parts, upgrades, and overhauls.

Located in Summerville SC, this brand new state-of-the-art facility is approximately 134,000 square feet dedicated to manufacturing in relations to machining, welding, assembly and quality inspections.

To learn more, please visit us: Curtiss-Wright EMS - SAS (cw-ems.com)



No unsolicited agency submittals please. Agency partners must be invited to participate in a search by our Talent Acquisition Team and have signed terms in place prior to any submittal. Resumes submitted directly to any Curtiss-Wright employee or affiliate will not qualify for fee payment, and therefore become the property of Curtiss-Wright.

Compliance Statement

This position may require exposure to export-controlled information and subject to additional security screening. In the event information provided during the security screening reveals ineligibility to access export-controlled information, any offer of employment may be reconsidered or withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.