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Aerospace Tool Maker

Company: Cyient
Location: New Britain
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Cyient is a global engineering and technology solutions company. As a Design, Build, and Maintain partner for leading organizations worldwide, we take solution ownership across the value chain to help clients focus on their core, innovate, and stay ahead of the curve. We leverage digital technologies, advanced analytics capabilities, and our domain knowledge and technical expertise, to solve complex business problems.

With over 15,000 employees globally, we partner with clients to operate as part of their extended team in ways that best suit their organization's culture and requirements. Our industry focus includes aerospace and defence, healthcare, telecommunications, rail transportation, semiconductor, geospatial, industrial, and energy.

Job Description

We are seeking a motivated and experienced machinist to join our dynamic team of professionals in an Aerospace tooling & gage manufacturing facility in New Britain CT. The Tool Maker will be a critical part of our team, responsible for ensuring quality in the tooling making within the Aerospace industry. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in Tooling & Gage fabrication, production, or manufacturing specifically within the Aerospace and Defense industry.


  • Fabricate fixtures, gages, and tooling using aerospace specifications
  • Utilize blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions to fabricate, or repair tooling, gages, and machinery on the assembly floor
  • Support the production team in a timely manner
  • Assure safe operation and care of tool room equipment
  • Ensure quality standards are being met per customer requirements
  • Assess complex tooling and equipment needs and refurbish as required
  • Troubleshoot and resolve tooling problems without assistance
  • Set up and operate all tool room equipment independently
  • Strive to continuously improve tooling and reduce manufacturing errors or scraps
  • Cleaning up the work station as needed to maintain cleanly and organized work stations
  • Must be willing to share knowledge of the trade, train apprentices, and instruct other machinists to perform tasks on larger jobs
  • Be able to work in a fast pace environment and
  • Be willing to work 45+ hours a week when workload requires


  • Machinist with the ability to plan and run jobs
  • Experience in a job shop environment preferred
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience with tool making specifically in Aerospace industry
  • Must have familiarity with CNC processing
  • Ability to hold tolerances as close as +/- .0002
  • Strong understanding of GDP blueprint reading and GD&T symbols
  • Experience in Aerospace Tooling including:
  • Jigs
  • Fixtures
  • Ground support equipment


  • Competitive pay rate based off market rates & candidate experience
  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision packages
  • Health Savings Account with employer match
  • Additional health & wellness discount programs
  • Student loan refinancing
  • Education & Training reimbursement
  • 401K with employer match
  • 10 paid Holidays & 10 days PTO
  • Company paid life insurance, disability insurance, and Employee assistance Program
  • Company sponsored events
  • Employee discounts on hotels, airfare, concerts, sports events, restaurants, and more!

Skills & Experience

Blueprint Reading, Blueprints, GD&T, Tool Making

Cyient is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cyient recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive company where our people can focus their whole self on solving problems that matter.

Keywords: Cyient, New Britain , Aerospace Tool Maker, Other , New Britain, Connecticut

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