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United States of America


HFL05: Landing Gear - Miami 3201 NW 167th Street , Opa Locka, FL, 33056 USA

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Collins Aerospace is looking for an individual Tool and Die Maker III for our Miami, FL Landing gear Facility, one of the most rapidly growing facilities across the company. Under minimal supervision, you will demonstrate your use of specialty skills & techniques for manufacturing tools and dies, this process includes planning, designing constructs, fabricating, modifying, or repairing tooling such as jigs, fixture, gages and dies.

This position will be working in an Onsite capacity.

This position is not eligible for relocation

2nd Shift: Mon. - Fri. 2:30PM-11:00PM

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan, set up and operate an assortment of manual machine tools such as manual mills, cylindrical grinders, surface grinders, ID grinders, OD grinders, manual tool room lathe, CNC lathes, and CNC machining centers.
  • Constant awareness of work safety by following company guidelines and by coordination with EHS staff.
  • Keep managers advised of shop machining operations and work order status. 
  • Report any discrepancies or machine tool malfunctions in a timely manner.
  • Possess the ability to use standard and functional measuring instruments, indicators, tools, fixtures, and gages that are used for production.
  • Dispose of scrap, chips, and waste using the appropriate equipment and established practices.
  • Able to assist in training shop floor people when required.
  • Participate in company training and process procedures for all pertinent manufacturing activities, ACE
  • Assure consistent equipment maintenance, lubrication, cleanliness, calibrations by using TPM.
  • Aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Fits and assembles parts to make or repair machine tools.
  • Lays out, measures, and marks metal stock to display placement of cuts.
  • Maintains industrial machines and applies knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
  • Monitors the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • HS diploma with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a HS diploma or GED, 4 years of relevant experience is required
  • Able to do math conversions (fractions to decimals, geometry, trigonometry, metrics, and adding/subtracting)
  • Ability to perform multiple mechanical function simultaneously utilizing hand/eye coordination.
  • Able to read, write, and comprehend English.
  • Ability to read and perform work utilizing blueprints, drawings, and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to perform high level manual machining operations on lathes and mills
  • Ability to setup work on CNC machine tools and to program, edit, download/upload programs
  • Ability to use exact measuring devices (micrometers, Height gauges, vernier calipers
  • Keep accurate up-to-date records as required for the machine tools, part numbers, tooling requirements, employee training requirements.
  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Trade school certification in machine shop technology or associate degree in mechanical technologies.
  • Minimum five years on the job work experience including CNC training and CAD/CAM practice.
  • Firm understanding of surface footage and feed rates as it applies to various machine tools.
  • Experience with welding is a plus
  • Ability to use basic Microsoft Office Suite products:  excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market

Our Advanced Structures team leverages advanced materials and additive manufacturing to develop complex interior and exterior solutions. These solutions ensure structural integrity of the aircraft, help aircraft take off and land, stay trim in the air, move forward, carry cargo and conduct rescues. We delight our customers with superior products and best-in-class service. Our global team is committed to continuous improvement – we work hard to make our solutions lighter-weight, stronger and more technically advanced, so that plane travel can be safer, more affordable, and more sustainable in the years to come. We are looking for the best and brightest to fly and land with us! 

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation, inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Adoption Assistance         
  • Autism Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Bright Horizons, child, and elder care services
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
  •  And more! 

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.


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

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Tool and Die Maker III -2nd shift (On-Site)
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