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General Electric Experienced Machinist in Lynn, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

In this position, you will be Set-up & operate CNC mills and / or lathes, doing Set-up involve changing chuck jaws, tool holders, fixtures, tools and CNC programs and make offsets to insure acceptable parts. We are looking for someone that has at least 6 months of CNC machining experience. Pay rate for this position is going to be $25.50 an hour.

Job Description

At GE Aviation, we have a relentless dedication to the future of safe and sustainable flight and the same dedication to the talented GE colleagues that make it happen. Working at GE Aviation means that you are bringing your unique perspective, innovative spirit, drive and curiosity to a collaborative and diverse team.

Reasons you should consider a career with GE Aviation:

  • Career Growth: GE isn’t just a great place to start your career—it’s a great place to expand and grow your career. Many entry-level employees grow into leadership roles in operations or other parts of the business. There are also opportunities to continue your career at GE in Lynn or across the globe

  • Benefits: Our range of benefits includes health care starting on day one, 401 (k) savings plans with generous employer match, paid time off and more

  • Education Assistance: GE encourages employees to continue their education and provides financial support to further employee learning

  • Work environment! Learn more about GE’s Lynn campus and the amazing ways the company is contributing to charitable causes and community outreach across Massachusetts: Lynn | GE Aviation | GE Aviation (

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Set-up and operate CNC mills and / or lathes

  • Work with types of materials involved such as castings, forgings, screw machine blanks, turret lathe blanks, sawed blanks and bar stock

  • Set-up involve changing chuck jaws, tool holders, fixtures, boring bars, drills, reamers, and setting tools

  • Work to established Lean Manufacturing guidelines involving one-piece flow, standard work, 6S, set-up reduction and wet process lines

  • Maintain high housekeeping standards to ensure safe and efficient work areas, including cleaning chips from around machine and keeping coolant / machine fluids off shop floor and maintaining organization of work area to established standards

  • Make decisions based on experience & available data


  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum 6 months of machining experience with CNC lathes and / or mills

  • Demonstrated experience or successful completion of classes in geometric tolerancing

  • Demonstrated work experience in reading and interpreting blueprints

  • Blueprint reading, work instructions such as quality sheets, and inspection reports require the ability to read and write in English.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to verify and inspect own work using micrometers, plug gages, height gage and surface plates

  • Ability to run both CNC and manual equipment concurrently as required

  • Ability to work effectively in a cellular, team oriented environment

  • Ability to work under general direction with minimal supervision

  • Excellent attendance history

  • Ability to produce error free products

  • Accurately completes paperwork

  • Strives to meet or exceed job requirements

  • Experience with machining high temp material (inconel, stainless, titanium, etc.)

  • CMM operating experience

  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and a teaming environment

  • Experience machining to aerospace standards and specifications

  • Ability to work from and follow written instruction precisely (MOS, routers, engineering drawings)

  • Ability to operate multiple machines

  • Set-up experience and ability to load offsets and perform program edits

  • Optical Comparator experience

Eligibility Requirement:

  • Ability to lift, move and manipulate fixtures and component hardware up to 25 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No