Rockwell Collins OD/ID Grinder/Machine Operator 2nd Shift in Westminster, California

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.

B/E Aerospace is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products. B/E Aerospace designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of products for both commercial aircraft and business jets. For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a OD/ID Grinder (2ND Shift) in our Machine Products Group, located in Westminster, CA. This division of B/E Aerospace specializes in high-quality, complex components, assemblies, kits, gears, precision and gearbox assemblies, and complex machined parts for commercial and military aerospace applications.


  • ID/OD Grinding using appropriate gauges and fixtures to check and assure all work and dimensional specs are met.

  • Performs basic maintenance on machines and parts when necessary.

  • Sets-up machines by installing and adjusting wheels, attachments, centers, stops, etc.

  • Uses commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures involving these machines.

  • Reads, interprets, understands and works from complex detailed drawings, blueprints, sketches, and specifications.

  • Determines number of cuts required, and method of setup; while utilizing a variety of machinist’s hand tools and precision measuring instruments.

  • Makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds; measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points.

  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.

  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Must have a minimum of 2+ years of hands on experience operating and setting-up a Grinding machines.

  • Must be able to set up and operate OD grinders efficiently.

  • Must have good mechanical skills.

  • Experience with very close tolerance and high quality work. The ability to execute complex set-ups requiring unique and non-routine methods.

  • Ability to read, interpret, understand and work from complex detailed drawings, blueprints, sketches, and specifications

  • Solid understanding of metal properties and use of precision/non-precision instruments.

  • Strong basic math skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace experience is preferred.

    EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. 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.