Middle River Aerostructure Systems (MRAS) is seeking motivated workers to fill a range of entry-level production-related jobs, with 100 new employees to be hired through April for the company’s manufacturing of jet engine nacelle products that are used on world-leading airliners and business jets.
Among the openings for immediate employment at the company’s Baltimore-area factory, located adjacent to Martin State Airport, are entry-level jobs as aviation assemblers, fabricating bonders, and painters.
“We’re looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals who bring a success-oriented attitude to their work,” said Alex Tinsley, MRAS’ Talent Acquisition Manager. “The new hires will be trained on the job by qualified MRAS personnel – so another characteristic that we look for is the willingness to be taught, and to learn.”MRAS also is seeking experienced CNC machinists (having one to two years of experience as operators), along with certified A&P (Airframe and Powerplant) mechanics and quality inspectors.
The starting salary rate for entry-level hourly employees has been increased to $16/hour for the current hiring initiative, with quarterly pay increases, cost of living allowance (COLA) pay, along with pay for differential shifts. Other incentives include: overtime opportunities; paid time-off and vacation; educational assistance reimbursement; a healthcare benefits package; a 401k savings plan; a program for personal health and safety protection, along with access to an on-site gym and fitness center.
MRAS is a world-leading manufacturer of nacelles (which provide vital protection for jet engines during flight) and thrust reversers (an important part of an aircraft’s braking system), as well as specialized aerostructures. As a business of ST Engineering, it supplies and supports these products for engine makers, airplane manufacturers and aircraft operators.
The company is designated as an essential business during the COVID-19 pandemic. MRAS follows strict protocols for cleanliness and social distancing, meeting guidelines of the U.S. government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Located in a 1-million sq. ft. facility in Middle River, MRAS and its predecessors have designed, built and equipped civil and military aircraft for more than 90 years. Among its current production programs are major nacelle components and thrust reversers used on aircraft that include the Airbus A320neo family of single-aisle jetliners (under contract to Safran Nacelles), the widebody Boeing 747, and Bombardier’s Global 7500 business jet (for the Nexcelle joint venture).
Many of MRAS’ current programs have long-term production requirements for air transportation and the business travel sector, with its production runs continuing for decades to come.
- To review current job opportunities and apply online, see the “Working at MRAS” careers page.
About Middle River Aerostructure Systems
Middle River Aerostructure Systems is a world-leading manufacturer of thrust reversers (the braking system on a jet engine), along with engine nacelle components and specialized aerostructures. It supplies and supports these products for engine makers, airplane manufacturers and aircraft operators.
A business of ST Engineering, MRAS is located on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore, operating in a 1-million sq. ft. facility situated on 180 acres – where the company and its predecessors have designed, built, and equipped civil and military aircraft for more than 90 years. In addition to MRAS’ design, development and manufacturing resources, the company provides technical support and spares services for its products.
ST Engineering is a global technology, defense, and engineering group specializing in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. The Group employs about 23,000 people across offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the U.S., serving customers in the defense, government and commercial segments in more than 100 countries.