Aerospace Technicians
Rockford, IL  / Loves Park, IL 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description


Woodward supports our members' wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position. Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity
  • 9.5% annual retirement benefit opportunity
  • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members
  • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays
  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave
  • Paid parental leave (effective 1 Jan)
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits
  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life
  • Member referral bonus
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary benefits, including:
  • Home / Auto Insurance discounts
  • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave

Are you ready to make your mark? If you're ready to join an innovative company and enjoy hands on work, then we have an exciting opportunity for you. We are hiring for technicians for full time opportunities on all 3 shifts at our Rock Cut and Loves Park Campuses in Loves Park, IL starting mid-January, 2023. These individuals will be responsible for the production and assembly and test of component parts for fuel systems in the aerospace industry.

What's In It For You

At Woodward, our "employees" are called and treated as "members" and we've created a culture that appreciates and values the contributions of every member. It's an inclusive, positive, collaborative, and socially responsible environment where members work together for outstanding outcomes.

What you will be doing

  • Setting up and operating machines including but not limited to CNC machines and grinders
  • Completing assembly and test functions on valves, pumps and/or specialty parts
  • Testing, calibrating and validating samples
  • Documenting processes, following work instructions and verifying parts are meeting specifications
  • Performing heat treat, plating and/or brazing operations on materials


What We Are Looking For

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Previous experience in machining, assembly or other manufacturing/production industry is preferred but not required.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR, or possess all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans

Job Operations/Manufacturing
Primary Location United States-Illinois-Rockford, Rock Cut Campus
Organization Woodward
Schedule FULL TIME
Shift Variable


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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