Hone and Lap Operator

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Hone and Lap Operator

Full Time
$16.00 – $28.00

Established Aerospace Manufacturer located in Wixom, MI is looking to fill full time positions in our Hone and Lap Department.


  • Set up and operate Sunnen hones to hone inside diameters on various precision parts in accordance with work instructions and minimal supervision
  • Lap fit spools to sleeves with precise diametrical clearances
  • Lap inside diameters of precision parts to achieve required size, roundness, straightness and finish
  • Thoroughly clean parts of all honing oil and lapping compound
  • Machining of aircraft parts holding tolerances as tight as .0005”
  • Perform critical measurements using supplied gauging including Sunnen gages and bore gages
  • Maintain proper paperwork associated with planned job


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience
  • Mechanical aptitude a plus
  • Ability to translate prints along with understanding of GD&T
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Blueprint reading skills
  • Shop math skills
  • Proficiency in the use of a wide variety of precision measuring tools are required

Company Benefits:

  • Employee receives 100% employer-paid Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance. Additional coverage for family members is also available.
  • A 401(k) retirement plan is offered with a company match of up to $4,000.
  • Paid time off is provided.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.