CNC Setup/Operator at AMETEK, Inc

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: waterbury, Connecticut

Job Description:

Responsible for producing machined parts by operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machines while maintaining quality and safety standards.

What you will do:

  • Proficient in operation of assigned machining center. Required to run multiple machines simultaneously as required. Adjusts tooling and work off-sets.
  • Experience with CNC Swiss Machines
  • Understands how to read and apply information from blueprints in order to produce parts within the desired specifications.
  • Performs quality inspection of own parts and co-worker's parts as required.
  • Loads raw materials and unloads completed parts. Measures and gauges parts based on print and quality plan for part being produced. Makes adjustments to assure parts are being run to accurate specifications.
  • Understands how to use measurement tools such as snap gage, digital calipers, micrometers, optical comparator and other measuring instruments.
  • Communicates any problems to the set-up operator or area leader in a timely and effective manner.
  • Utilizes QMA, MAZ, & SPC data bases as needed
  • Performs preventive maintenance on assigned equipment, including top-off of lubricants and coolants.
  • Maintains a neat, clean, and organized work area by performing daily cleaning of equipment, chip removal, and removing all clutter from the work area.
  • Adheres to all established procedures as well as quality and safety standards.
  • Works under minimal direction.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the area leader

What we are looking for:

  • High school diploma or GED required; professional certification/education preferred
  • 3-5 years' minimum relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Good working knowledge of trigonometry, geometry, basic math and measuring instruments
  • Good understanding of machining practices
  • Must be able to read blueprints, specification drawings; read and interpret other written work instructions
  • Must be able to use micrometers, calipers, and other measuring devices

Additional Characteristics:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Required the ability to lift 20+ lbs. occasionally, 10-20 lbs. frequently, and up to 10 lbs. constantly.
  • Requires standing and/or sitting for long periods of time, up to 8 hours per day.
  • May be exposed to various industrial cleaning chemicals and oils


Salary Minimum: Market

Salary Maximum: Market


Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting. The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers' most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

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