Cox Machine, Inc.

Wichita , KS

Multiple Aerospace and Manufacturing Positions at Cox Machine

Cox Machine, Inc.
Wichita, KS Full-time
Posted on October 28, 2018

Work in a stable manufacturing facility that is debt free, family-owned and expanding in the Wichita area.

We offer competitive pay and benefits including a profit sharing program.

Cox Machine has Immediate Openings for:


Supply Chain Manager

Manages overall supply chain operations, including purchasing and inventory of raw materials, selection of vendors, distribution of detail and hardware to assembly kitting, and finished goods. Evaluates past performance data to forecast needs and production levels. Develops strategic plans to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations to include suppliers/ vendors. Ensures supply base issues are resolved in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Provides functional leadership and guidance to each department.

Maintenance Technician

Performs preventative maintenance as per the required schedule and/or as directed Management.  Support Maintenance Supervisor in performing other duties as assigned.  Must have a clear understanding of Preventative Maintenance.  Expected to display creative thinking in troubleshooting mechanical failures.  Must be able to get machines up and running until final solution or repairs are made. Expected to be self motivated and well organized.  Needs to have strong communication skills and able to build relationship with the shop so that they feel comfortable asking for maintenance help. 

Maintenance Supervisor

Oversees personnel in charge of maintaining, repairing, and rebuilding various production machines and equipment. Supervises the maintenance and repair of CNC machines, lathe’s, routers, grinders, and a variety of other machines and facility. Oversees the setup and use of tools and equipment before production use in order to ensure the optimum level of safety. Will report to Division Maintenance Manager or head of Division. Will be a working team member that will validate or coordinate the work of others on a support team. Suggests improvements to processes, is a knowledge resource for other team members. Expected to have experience leading a maintenance team with the ability to provide training and direction with an emphasis on personnel and facility safety.

Burr Operator, 2nd & 3rd shift:

Must be prepared to do repetitive work and complete parts in a timely manner.  Needs to be very particular of recognizing acceptable cosmetic appearance without over-burring.  Must communicate well with others and be able to stay on task.  Operate and maintain required burr equipment.   

CNC Machinist, 2nd & 3rd shift:

Sets up and operates CNC milling machines. Drills to fabricate and repair parts made from metals, plastics and alloys. Experience in aircraft precision machining is highly preferred. Prefer 1-3 years CNC milling machine operation experience and the ability to read aircraft blueprints. Must have excellent shop math and mechanical ability.

Assembly Mechanic, 2nd shift:

Responsible for assembling airplane parts per customer engineering on time every time with 100% customer satisfaction. Must be able to follow assembly procedures, use a computer and follow directions. Must have math skills and mechanical ability.

Quality Assurance Inspector

Responsible for performing day to day first part and lot inspection of product. Utilizes inspection tools such as micrometers, calipers, gauges and other tools to perform inspection duties. Expected to read customer engineering and work orders to determine requirements. Ensures completion of First Article Inspection reports. Position supports production personnel with inspection issues and documents inspections in log. Expected to have strong communication skills, be able to interpret requirements and perform accurate inspections in a timely manner.  Assembly experience a plus.


Responsible for evaluating customer engineering to create models and NC programs to produce quality product at nominal dimensions made of various materials. They must provide adequate information to aid in production including setup sheets, fixturing, tooling, and NC code files. They must also provide additional assistance to the production floor and inspection when needed for clarification and/or trouble shooting when requested. Programmers should strive to produce the highest quality product through the manufacturing process efficiently with minimal variation.


Support the company’s objectives with regards to current manufacturing processes.  Develops and documents the sequence of operation plans for manufacturing parts.  Responsible for revising routers as necessary to support improved processes with an internal goal of improving the production processes and techniques used within the company.  Performs contract review process of planning.  Verifies current engineering revisions to customer website portals. 

Estimating Assistant

Responsible for supporting the company’s objectives with regards to estimating processes.  Expected to prepare customer requests for formal estimation/quoting in a clear and concise language that can be used by manufacturing personnel for production as well as outside processors.  Must be able to prepare estimates to include engineering data, material and outside processing.  Responsible for analyzing pricing received and determine best options.  Expected to coordinate with production to quote labor cost.  Responds to customer inquiries while maintaining efficiency and a high level of quality service.  Expected to be motivated, detail orientated, have good communication skills, a sense of urgency and able to work in a fast-paced environment.