Machine Shop
222838 Requisition #

Moog Industrial Group specializes in high-performance motion control products and solutions for a variety of industrial applications including plastics, metal forming, power generation, flight simulation, automotive and aerospace testing, oil and gas exploration, wind energy, plus many others. The work we do matters here in Christiansburg, VA, as does every single person who works with us. 

Moog is looking for a Machine Operator to work 1st at the Blacksburg North facility, located at 1501 North Main Street in Blacksburg, VA.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Perform basic drill press, lathe, milling machine, and grinding operations
  • Ability to operate and use CNC machines
  • Responsible for the care, use, and application of var0ious turning/plunge and form tools
  • Operate shear vise, tapping machine (manual and power), and understand different styles and types of taps and dies (metric and standard)
  • Operate various types of power hand tools, grinders, drills, belt sanders, disc sanders, sand, and bead blasters
  • Operate and understand power band saw, cut off saw, proper selection of speeds, feeds, tooth size, blade welding, guide setting, and blade replacement
  • Completion of required paperwork necessary in the job
  • Cleaning assembly and various other tasks as required and the ability to verify work completed meets the requirements of blueprints, standards, and work instructions
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 Required Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or equivalent, with at least one-year completion of an approved vocational program in Machine Technology or equivalent
  • To be self-motivated and have the ability to multi-task
  • To be proficient in general math (use of fractions, decimals, simple formulas, and charts)
  • To be able to lift at least 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to use Machine Shop Gauges and machines
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading and geometric tolerances

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge using Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry
  • Demonstrated experience using lean manufacturing in a machine shop setting
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are currently enrolled or who have completed a related apprenticeship program or field of study
  • CNC experience preferred 

This position requires access to United States Export Controlled information.

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran


About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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