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Bender / Machinist


Savannah, GA, US

Requisition ID:  436851

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.


Altis Aero Systems, a B/E Aerospace Company, is located in Savannah, GA and specializes in the design, development and manufacture of tubular systems for the aerospace industry.


As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Bender/Machinist in our Altis Aero Systems business located in Savannah, GA.




Under general supervision, perform non-repetitive assignments of a complex and difficult nature involving the setup and operation of a wide variety of machine toll equipment such as drill press, punch press, brake, sheer, numerical control equipment, and other hand and power machine tools of similar complexity by performing the following duties



  • Works from blueprints, rough sketches, production diagrams, engineering drawings and verbal instructions to fabricate a variety of complex machined components. 
  • May support prototype development activities, working with design engineers and mechanical designers on the design feasibility of prototype machine parts and assemblies relative to form, fit and function.
  • Determines operating methods and sequences; lays out, sets up and fabricates precision parts, tooling and fixtures to exacting tolerances and dimensions for production, development and short-run requirements. 
  • Makes complex shop calculations using handbook formulas to layout difficult patterns and determines tooling feeds and speeds.  Knows the working qualities of a wide variety of materials including aluminum, steel, copper, brass, other metals, plastics and exotics. 
  • Checks height, depth and thickness using micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, gauges and other precision-measuring instruments.  Inspects work for conformance to specifications.  May set up and make “first-article” check on difficult production  runs. 
  • May provide programming support for numerically-controlled (NC) equipment to obtain optimum machine utilization and minimize scrap loss ensuring proper tool usage. 
  • May prepare recommendations for improvements in methods or processes relative to improved productivity and quality. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • A High School Diploma and a minimum of six years of related experience and/or traning OR an Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and a minimum four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 


 EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  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.

Nearest Major Market: Savannah

Job Segment: Engineer, Aerospace, Industrial, Machinist, Engineering, Aviation, Manufacturing

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