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Shot Peen Operator


Posted 12 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - None
Experience - 2 to 12 years
Degree - High School
$15.00 - $20.00 /Hour
two bonuses per year and overtime
Defense - Aerospace
Manufacturing, Skilled Labor - Trades


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Job Description

Position Overview: Individuals in this position are responsible for the accurate and efficient production of product requiring shot peen in accordance with specifications and controls as established by MIL.


Primary Job Responsibilities:


Product Inspection – Both incoming and final inspections of customer owned material

  • Perform initial visual inspection for damage and general condition per specification.
  • Perform post-process inspection for conformance to specification and part drawings, including simple dimensional inspections, visual inspections (unaided and magnified).


Masking – Both hard mask and temporary masking installation and removal.  

  • Verify, inspect, and install hard masking per part drawings and specifications.
  • Install supplemental temporary masking as needed per drawings and specifications.
  • Remove hard masking post-process, identify issues/repairs required.
  • Remove supplemental masking post-process and clean affected areas per specification.


Machine Operation – Operate automated shot peen equipment per process instructions.

  • Perform daily preventative maintenance.
  • Accurately input data to controller per established procedure.
  • Load, process, and unload product via established methods.
  • Maintain machine operational records.
  • Maintain production process records.
  • Maintain area per established 6S standards.


Continuous Improvement: Take part in applicable on-going training sessions, continuous process improvement activities, and participate in periodic testing and performance evaluations.


Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Ability to complete work projects with speed and accuracy, often under pressure and/or short deadlines.
  • Able to continuously demonstrate safe work practices.
  • Experience using basic measurement tools (calipers, Go/No-go gauges) a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints a plus.
  • Computer literacy a plus.


Compensation: $15-$20/hr. + dependent on qualifications & with opportunity for advancement.



    As a permanent, full-time MIL employee, benefits include:

o    Annual performance and compensation review, with eligibility for up to 2 annual bonuses

o    MIL Inc. 401(k) plan with employer matching and profit sharing

o    Premium health insurance as well as supplemental vision and dental insurance plans  

o    Company paid and supplemental life insurance and AD&D

o    Company paid holidays and personal paid time-off accrual

o    Please do not hesitate to ask for additional details on any of our benefits & policies

Job Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Individual ideally has 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing or job shop environment, preferably in aerospace.
  • High school diploma
  • Read and Write English
  • US Citizenship
  • Able to pass basic vision and color blindness testing
  • Hours: Approximately 7am-430pm. Some overtime work is available and may be required.
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