Fixture Builder – Aerospace

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Sharp Tooling Solutions is a leading full-service supplier for the aerospace, automotive and defense industries specializing in the design and construction of checking fixtures and tooling. We are currently seeking to fill a full-time Fixture Builder position in our Romeo facility.

Upon hire, eligible for $1,500 – $3,000 signing bonus (based on experience) paid 30 days after hire date.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Examine blueprint of part for which template, jig, fixture, or other tooling is to be built.
  • Calculate unspecified dimensions and lay out design on assorted materials to establish and coordinate reference points and tooling holes, using measuring instruments.
  • Set up and operate variety of machines (lathes, Bridgeport, grinder, etc.) and shop equipment to cut, shape, and finish materials to specified dimensions.
  • Fit, align, and assemble tooling components, and measure tooling assembly for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring and checking instruments.
  • Join assembly components, using bolts, pins, clamps, screws, rivets, or other method.
  • Grind, sand, clean, or polish objects or parts to correct defects or to prepare surfaces for further finishing.
  • Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Accomplish organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Employees will also be expected to perform all physical requirements necessary for their position.
  • Understanding of ITAR / FOD as required for aerospace and best practices.
  • Some travel as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and understand prints, build sheets & find items in XYZ views.
  • Ability to read micrometers, calipers, indicators & height gage.
  • Understanding of trigonometry to find Sine-Cosine-Tangent of angles.
  • Understand and operate proto-track, surface grinder, lathe and bridgeport equipment.
  • Ability to build a clean and neat job.
  • Ability to work with precise measurements.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or a combination of relevant Fixture work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.
  • Fixture or machining experience in manufacturing, automotive, aerospace or process fixture field preferred.
  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements; therefore, it is required that the candidate must be a “US Person” as defined by 22.C.F.R. §.

Pay Rate and Benefits

  • Pay Rate dependent on qualifications
  • $1,500 – $3,000 signing bonus (based on experience) paid after 30 days
  • Work schedule is 4 10-hour shifts Monday – Thursday with overtime as workload requires.
  • Standard benefit package available including medical, dental, vision, 401k plan, etc.

Application Process:          Submit your resume to  Position open until filled.

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70745 Powell Road
Romeo, MI


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