Responsibilities for this Position

Operator Specialist

US-PA-Red Lion

Job ID: 2022-16082
Type: Full Time
# of Openings: 6
Category: Manufacturing and Production
Red Lion, PA


Must be able to demonstrate basic and advanced machining skills necessary to operate various levels of CNC Machines.


  • Interpret complicated drawings, program sheets, instructions, and process sheets to determine work to be done.
  • Perform diversified operations on two or more numerical control machining centers.
  • Perform a variety of milling, drilling, boring, turning, or related operations to close and interrelated tolerances.
  • Review setup sheets and specifications to determine machining sequence and dimensions of finished work piece.
  • Must be able to call up differing programs on the machine controls.
  • Manipulate controls and enter commands to rework nonconforming product.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot machining issues and adjust depth of cut of roughing and finishing stations.
  • Maintain established rates of production.
  • Select and install cutting tools in machine spindle, turret, or magazine.
  • Observe and listen to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools.
  • Utilize override control to correct conditions operating out of the norm.
  • Perform a variety of inspection and gauging operations to insurance maintenance of quality standards and specifications.
  • Measure work piece for conformance to specifications.
  • Must be able to use all types of micrometers, calipers, and comparators.
  • Notify supervisor of discrepancies.


  • High school diploma or GED, plus a minimum of 5 years experience operating Vertical/Horizontal machine centers.
  • (Physical Demands) While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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