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CNC Machinist

Machining | SMI - Aerospace Division | Full Time

Job Description

Skilled Manufacturing, Inc., located in beautiful Traverse City Michigan, was founded on the principles of hard work and ingenuity. Our engineers and skilled manufacturing professionals aspire to perfection in each and every facet of our business.  SMI is proud to run a fully contained operation, allowing us to have 100% control of our quality and processes at all times. From writing our own programs to on-site robotic automation, everything we do is accomplished in-house at one of our three northern Michigan facilities. Adhering to the principles of lean manufacturing, SMI is dedicated to continuous process improvement. Testing, inspections and certifications are critical to our daily operation. These tight internal controls allow us to exceed customer expectations by consistently delivering a quality product, on time, within budget.

We are looking for an experienced CNC Machinist to work as a HAAS Operator.  In this position you will be responsible for job set-up, fixtures, tooling, inspection process, trouble shooting and program issues.  In addition you will also need the ability to dial in set-up pieces.  Experience with GD&T, G-Code and Lean Manufacturing are a plus. 

Drawing from our extensive automotive expertise, SMI Aerospace was created in 2008 to support the aerospace industry in its quest to fly higher. We are single-mindedly focused on aerospace engineering, project management and manufacturing excellence.  By applying process control, product control and low-volume, high-mix production standards to a new market, SMI Aerospace is successfully–and cost-effectively–serving the private jet, commercial airline and defense industries with precise, made-in America components.

Traverse City. Located in Northern Michigan, offers a full array of year-around outdoor activities.  We also have a vibrant and ever growing shopping, restaurant, winery, micro-brewery and tourism industry.  We offer a competitive compensation package including full benefits, life insurance, 401(k), STD, and LTD.   If you are looking for a hard working company to expand your knowledge and grow in your career please submit your resume and cover letter to Amy Ashley or on our website at  You are also welcome to mail your resume and cover letter to: Skilled Manufacturing Inc., Attn: Human Resources, 2440 Aero Park Drive, Traverse City, MI  49686