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Curtiss-Wright Corporation Manufacturing Technician / Operator (1st Shift) in Cherry Point, North Carolina

The Opportunity | Manufacturing Technician / Operator (1st Shift)

Responsibilities :

  • Set-up of the process cell using various types of robotic and optical controls

  • Operation of the high-energy laser system after suitable training

  • Reading and understanding work instructions

  • Working in a small, hi tech job shop environment with flexibility to support other tasks as necessary

  • Performing preventative maintenance tasks after suitable training - Senior Operators required to training and assist lower level Operators

  • Experience in aerospace related Industries

  • Laser or CNC/NC machining experience helpful

  • Robotic programming (ABB robots) or PLC experience helpful

  • Aerospace manufacturing or FAA repair station experience helpful

  • Performing work that requires bending, sitting and standing. Some tasks must be conducted on 3-5 step platform

  • Working with Microsoft Windows and/or Linux based computers and programs


  • Due to the nature of work performed at this site, and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD government secret clearance, incumbents must be a US Citizen

  • Some experience in a fast-paced, time-sensitive machine operation, production environment preferable

  • Experience in aerospace related industries a definite plus

  • Must be fluent in the English language, demonstrating good verbal, written and comprehension skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and/or Linux computer systems

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and manage shifting priorities

  • Ability to work well independently and in a team oriented environment

  • Strong willingness to work overtime hours as assigned/required to meet deadlines

  • Must pass a standard eye examination. Near vision: Snellen 14/18 or better (20/25 or better, Jaeger Type 2 at 14 inches or greater, Ortho Rater 8 or equivalent)


  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience a must.

We offer a competitive benefit package with paid holidays, vacations, 401K saving plan, medical & dental and other benefits. Consider being part of the WRIGHT Team !

This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.