Tool Maker Machinist

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Raytheon Missiles & Defense produces a broad portfolio of advanced technologies, including air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, and command and control systems delivering end-to-end solutions to detect, track and engage threats.

*2nd Shift 2:30pm 11:00pm Andover, Massachusetts*

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Informally designs, develops, constructs, repairs, reworks and inspects all types of machines, tools, dies, fixtures, parts, and experimental and developmental work from verbal, written, video and computer instructions.
  • Performs basic parts programming and modifications of more complex programs on CNC, DNC and CAD equipment.
  • Sets up, and operates all machinery to perform a variety of machining, grinding, heat treating, brazing, soldering and welding on variety of materials. Fabricates replacement parts for production and non-production equipment.
  • Plans layouts, procedures, machines, equipment, parts programs and setups to be used.
  • Uses all types of shop mathematics, principles of mechanics and trigonometry.
  • Selects tooling and fixturing methods to accommodate fabrication process.
  • Calculates and sets machine feeds and speeds.
  • Edits programs as necessary.
  • Reviews new designs for producibility.
  • Performs heat treat process.
  • Deburrs parts utilizing all available methods.
  • When practical, operates multiple machines simultaneously.
  • Material movement.
  • Marks and identifies parts as required.
  • Utilizes precision inspection equipment.
  • Performs general maintenance and housekeeping of workplace, tools and equipment.
  • Maintains records, moves materials and follows safety rules in performance of duties.
  • Performs other similar duties as required or directed.
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a related field.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required, as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
Qualifications We Value:
  • Four years apprenticeship in machinist trade or equivalent.
What We Offer:

Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:

This position is part of a collective bargaining agreement. Wage and work place conditions, including shift times, are subject to this agreement. Individuals hired into this position will be represented by a union.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:


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