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Utility / Deburr Team Member

Machining | SMI - Aerospace Division | Full Time

Job Description

Who are we:

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.

SMI Automotive supports the automotive industry in its quest to drive faster.

SMI Aerospace supports the aerospace industry in its quest to fly higher.


What are we looking for:

SMI is currently looking for a team member to join Cell 14 as a Utility Team Member.  In this position you would have the ability to learn the basic functions in this growing cell with an opportunity to grow your skill set for future job openings.


What the position entails:

Ball sizing bores to final dimensions
Deburr of Servo bodies
Operation of CMM measuring equipment
Scanning parts
Operator part inspections



You would work closely with the cell machinist and our quality department.


What you need:

Solid computer skills
Knowledge of basic hand tools 
Attention to Detail
Ability to multi-task
Can handle a fast pace environment
Willingness to learn new skills
An excellent attendance record
Reliable team member willing to work additional hours when needed.


What we will give you:

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.

SMI offers a competitive compensation package! Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Saving Accounts, 401(K) (After one year of service), Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Paid Vacations (after 60 days), Paid Holidays (after 60 days), Attendance Bonus Program and a personnel Referral Bonus program!   Opportunities for overtime are available.


If you are interested in joining the SMI Team - please submit your resume and cover letter to