AMETEK, Inc. CNC Operator I in Waterbury, Connecticut

Position Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Entry level position responsible for producing machined parts by operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine while maintaining quality and safety standards


  • Proficient in machine operation

  • Loads raw materials and unloads completed parts

  • Required to operate multiple machines simultaneously

  • Performs inspection of own parts and co-worker’s work

  • Follows instructions when selecting appropriate tooling and fixtures

  • Uses measurement tools i.e. snap gauge, digital calipers, micrometers, optical comparator and other measuring instruments

  • Adjusts tooling & work offsets

  • Minor editing of current program

  • Able to run select machines in department

  • Able to make adjustments to assure dimensions, tolerances and quality of parts

  • Utilizes QMS, MAX & SPC data bases as needed

  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment including top-off lubricants

  • Cleaning responsibilities including equipment, chip removal, and work area

  • Follows established procedures as well as quality and safety standards

  • Maintains safe work environment

  • Works under supervision

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements


High School diploma or GED; 1-3 years' relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

1+ years machining experience preferred or a recent certificate in precision machining or related field.

Demonstrates a strong mechanical aptitude.

Good working knowledge of trigonometry, geometry, basic math and measuring instruments.

Basic understanding of G&M; programming codes.

Good understanding of machining practices.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Strong problem solving skills.

Motivated and shows willingness to learn.

Team player who works in cooperation with others.

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.

Job ID #: 9883

Location: US - Connecticut - Waterbury

Functional Area: Operations

Division: Advanced Motion Solutions

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Education Required: GED

Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Relocation Provided: No

Travel Percentage: 0

Shift: 2nd