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United Technologies Corporation Machinist IV - 1st Shift in Burnsville, Minnesota

Job ID: 01363204

City: Burnsville

State: Minnesota

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HMN01: S&IS (Sensors) - Burnsville 14300 Judicial Rd, Burnsville, MN, 55306 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE .

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today. Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible. Of course, that wouldn’t be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organization, as well as our engineers – a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies.

Together, we will nurture an engineering culture that values intellectual curiosity, risk takers and integrity. A place where we will challenge ourselves, our teams, and the status quo and where we will work to find a way – the right way – to achieve what others can only dream of.

Primary Responsibilities

Planning and sequencing of progressive operations for the layout and setting up of various conventional machinery. Plans the sequence of progressive operations by working from blueprints, sketches and other documents. Assembles, repairs and fabricates metal parts by operating mechanical equipment. Uses blueprints or design sketches to ensure proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product. Sets up machines to perform operations within its capability by positioning, aligning and securing work, utilizing and adapting existing tooling and other machining aids. Determines operations to be performed, dimensions, tolerances, cutting tools to be used to minimize required machining operations. Determines, sets and adjusts feeds, speeds, depths, stops and performs minor maintenance, as necessary.

Production Machining

  • Know the machinist trade including: set-ups, inspections, blue print reading, and production processes.

  • Set up machines to perform operations within its capability by positioning, aligning and securing work, utilizing and adapting appropriate tools.

  • Ability to establish priorities of work.

  • Demonstrate the analytical skills that are necessary for machine adjustments and performing the machining process.

  • Access on-line scheduling system.

  • Demonstrate proper use of inspection equipment including indicators, micrometers, calipers, and surface plates.

Technical Skills

  • Learn proper usage of machines and tools to build production hardware and to verify accuracy of such hardware.

  • Inspect and certify own work.

  • Ability to apply knowledge learned on one process to other processes without extensive support.

  • Demonstrate proper use of machines and tools.

  • Ability to continuously learn additional technical skills.

  • Ability to read blueprints, sketches and other documents.

  • Demonstrate extensive use of math and computer skills.


  • Participate in Continuous Improvement efforts to reduce cost and minimize waste.

  • Participate in audits.

Equipment Maintenance

  • Responsible for upkeep of production equipment.

  • Determine equipment maintenance schedule.

  • Determines, sets and adjusts feeds, speeds, depths, stops, and performs minor maintenance.

  • Responsible for cleaning machines and emptying chips.

  • Responsible for adding change coolant in a timely manner.

  • Add hydraulic and lubrication oil as necessary.

  • Maintain machine uptime.

  • Responsible for machine shop equipment, inspection gages and fixtures

Education Required:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum Education Requirement: Associate’s/Technical Degree

  • Two year technical degree and 0 years’ experience or 4 years equivalent experience without a degree

Skills Required :

  • Production experience is preferred.

  • Ability to read prints and follow assembly instruction.

  • Must be able to effectively work in an environment requiring repetitive job responsibilities.

  • Ability to focus on safety and quality is extremely important.

  • Must be highly motivated and dedicated to exceed customer expectations.

  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including over forty hours a week as needed.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen. Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from company for more than 1 year.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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