[Full-time] Tool Maker at Cyient

Location: Connecticut

We are seeking a motivated and experienced machinist to join our dynamic team of professionals in an Aerospace tooling & gage manufacturing facility in New Britain CT. The Tool Maker will be a critical part of our team, responsible for ensuring quality in the tooling making within the Aerospace industry. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in Tooling & Gage fabrication, production, or manufacturing specifically within the Aerospace and Defense industry.


  • Fabricate fixtures, gages, and tooling using aerospace specifications
  • Utilize blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions to fabricate, or repair tooling, gages, and machinery on the assembly floor
  • Support the production team in a timely manner
  • Assure safe operation and care of tool room equipment
  • Ensure quality standards are being met per customer requirements
  • Assess complex tooling and equipment needs and refurbish as required
  • Troubleshoot and resolve tooling problems without assistance
  • Set up and operate all tool room equipment independently
  • Strive to continuously improve tooling and reduce manufacturing errors or scraps
  • Cleaning up the work station as needed to maintain cleanly and organized work stations
  • Must be willing to share knowledge of the trade, train apprentices, and instruct other machinists to perform tasks on larger jobs
  • Be able to work in a fast pace environment and
  • Be willing to work 45+ hours a week when workload requires


  • Machinist with the ability to plan and run jobs
  • Experience in a job shop environment preferred
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience with tool making specifically in Aerospace industry
  • Must have familiarity with CNC processing
  • Ability to hold tolerances as close as +/- .0002
  • Strong understanding of GDP blueprint reading and GD&T symbols
  • Experience in Aerospace Tooling including:
  • Jigs
  • Fixtures
  • Ground support equipment


  • Competitive pay rate based off market rates & candidate experience
  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision packages
  • Health Savings Account with employer match
  • Additional health & wellness discount programs
  • Student loan refinancing
  • Education & Training reimbursement
  • 401K with employer match
  • 10 paid Holidays & 10 days PTO
  • Company paid life insurance, disability insurance, and Employee assistance Program
  • Company sponsored events
  • Employee discounts on hotels, airfare, concerts, sports events, restaurants, and more!

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Tool Maker: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan

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